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Monday November 19th, 2018 2:19AM

STATE CHAMPS: Commerce, Jefferson, Buford defend Traditional wrestling titles

By AccessWDUN

MACON — Commerce, Jefferson, and Buford defended their Traditional wrestling titles Saturday at the Macon Coliseum.

Commerce won its fifth straight Class A crown posting 212 points. The Darlington school finished second with 113.5 points.Towns County finished 11th with 35 points and Riverside Military Academy was 15th with 26 points.

In Class AAAA, Jefferson won its 18th consecutive Traditionals title tallying 228.5 points holding off second place West Laurens, who had 190 points. Chestatee finished 10th with 46 points and White County was 17th with 36 points. West Hall was 26th with 21 points.

In Class AAAAA, Buford defended its title outdistancing Union Grove 206 to 156.5. Flowery Branch finished 16th with 38.5 points

In Class AAA, North Hall could not pull off the double title season after winning the Duals last month. The Trojans finished third with 117 points. Sonoraville won the AAA title with 132 points. Lumpkin County was fifth with 74.5 points, Jackson County eighth with 51 points, Dawson County 17th with 20 points, and East Hall was 25th with 9 points.

In Class AAAAAAA, North Forsyth finished second with 115 points edging out powerhouses Archer (114) and Collins Hill (110) for the runner-up spot.

In Class AA, Banks County finished 14th with 27 points. 

INDIVIDUAL RESULTS (Top 4 finishers listed):

(Listed by school, alphabetically):

BANKS COUNTY
Terrance Walker: 195, 3rd
Zack Dean: 220, 4th

BUFORD (CLASS AAAAA STATE CHAMPION)
Nick Cambria: 106, 2nd
Logan Ashton: 113, 2nd
Kyle McCollough: 126, 2nd
Nick Stonecheck: 132, CHAMPION
Blaine Bergey: 138, 2nd
Charlie Darracott: 145, CHAMPION
Cooper Roberts: 170, 2nd
Triston Bozoian: 182, CHAMPION

CHESTATEE
Caleb Carter: 113, 3rd

COMMERCE (CLASS A STATE CHAMPION)
Bryson Flint: 106, 4th
Dawson Legg: 113,CHAMPION
Tucker Flint: 138, 2nd
Nick Patrick: 152, 2nd 
Chase Forrester: 160, CHAMPION
Braxton Legg: 170, 2nd
Elijah Burns: 182, 4th
Knox Allen: 195, CHAMPION
Cody Ridley: 220, 2nd
Cade Ridley: 285, CHAMPION

DAWSON COUNTY
Wyatt Smith: 126, 4th

FLOWERY BRANCH
Wyatt Sladek: 152, 2nd

GAINESVILLE
Malique Johnson: 145, 4th

JACKSON COUNTY
Ben Gilbreath: 145, 3rd
Jon Koning: 195, 4th
Devonte Stephens: 220, CHAMPION

JEFFERSON (CLASS AAAA STATE CHAMPION)
Tyson Thurmond: 106, CHAMPION
Mason Mingus: 113, 4th
Jared Blackburn: 120, 2nd
Ian Statia: 126, CHAMPION
Cole Potts: 138, CHAMPION
Coy Strong: 145, 3rd 
Ryan Hurd: 160, 3rd
Mason Corbett: 170, 3rd

LUMPKIN COUNTY
Keller Brown: 138, 2nd
Nolan Wheeler: 145, CHAMPION
Sam Irwin: 170, 3rd
Aaron Hopkins: 220, 4th
Josh Chastain: 285, 4th

NORTH FORSYTH (2nd, CLASS AAAAAAA)
Paul Watkins: 126, 3rd
Conner Carroll: 160, CHAMPION
Brantley Little: 182, 3rd
Connor Cross: 195, 2nd

NORTH HALL (3rd, CLASS AAA)
Jack Whitmire: 106, 2nd
Jacob Pedraza: 113, 2nd
Matt Glenn: 120, CHAMPION
John Pedraza: 126, CHAMPION
Logan Hawthorne: 195, 3rd

TOWNS COUNTY
Kolby Rogers: 160, 2nd
Tyler Swanger: 170, 4th

WHITE COUNTY
Matt Jenkins: 138, 3rd

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