The East Hall wrestling team took third place Saturday at D. Marlow Duals.<br />
The Vikings opened with a 64-18 win over Dunwoody but then fell to Occonee County 47-27. East Hall finished the day with wins over Riverwood 64-18, Olgethorpe County 62-9, and then held off Elbert County 42-33 in the third place dual.<br />
Ryam Broome, Edward Vergara and JD Holloway were all 5-0 on the day for East Hall.
The Dawson boys basketball team extended their perfect start to the season to 13-0 -- their best opening in over 40 years -- on Saturday, claiming the Battle of the States tournament title in the process, 62-22 over Murphy, N.C., in Hiawassee.
Even though things continue to get tougher the further you go in the playoffs, none of the five area teams still remaining would give up their spot as they prepare for Friday night’s quarterfinal action.