Boys Varsity Wrestling · Wrestlers Fifth at Trojan Duals


On Saturday, the Spain Park wrestling team traveled to Carrollton, GA to compete in the Trojan Duals.  In the opening match the Jags defeated Calhoun HS, GA 42-36.  Next Spain Park defeated Armuchee HS, Rome,  GA 48-34.  Their next opponent was Carrollton HS, which the Jags lost 54-30.  Their fourth match saw Spain Park loose to Northwest Whitfield HS, Tunnel, GA 45-35.  In the final match of the day, the Jags defeated Model HS, Shannon, GA 42-33, resulting in fifth place in the tournament.

Outstanding and undefeated for Spain Park were Jack Rivers (138 lbs) with four pins and one major decision; Gage Hughes (182) with four pins and one tech fall; and Jaxon Bast (285) with three pins, one tech fall, and a forfeit.
Gage Hughes
Gage Hughes pinning John Early (Armuchee)

Additionally, two wrestlers got their first varsity wins, Yasmin Oliveira and Chase Tilashalski.  Yasmin three pins and Chase had three pins and one decision.

Chase Tilashalski
Chase Tilashalski Enroute to pin of David Dong (Calhoun)
Yasmin Oliveira
Yasmin Oliveira pinning Jamison Powell (Armuchee)