Heritage Wrestlers Capture Heritage Duals

Saturday, November 24, 2012 - by B.B. Branton
Defending Georgia AAA traditional wrestling state champion Heritage Generals claimed its own tournament – Heritage Duals – Saturday for the third straight year.

The Generals under first year head coach Mike Craft went 5-0 on the day, including a victory against 2012 Georgia A state duals champion Gordon Lee.

“We worked hard in the pre-season and today’s results are a good reflection of how we have prepared,” said coach Craft.

Heritage defeated East Hamilton (52-18) and Red Bank (76-6) in pool play.
In matches against other pool winners, the Generals topped Southeast Whitfield (57-21), Gordon Lee (52-24) and Northwest Whitfield (59-18).

SE Whitfield, Gordon Lee and Northwest Whitfield tied for second.

“We graduated nine starters from last year’s state championship team so to go 5-0 today is a good start,” Craft stated.

Heritage Duals Champions


2012 – Heritage
2011 – Heritage
2010 – Heritage
2009 – Soddy Daisy
2008 – Notre Dame
 
Heritage Duals Scores

*Heritage (5-0)
Heritage 76 Red Bank 6
Heritage 52, East Hamilton 18
Heritage 52, Gordon Lee 24
Heritage 59, Northwest Whitfield 18
Heritage 57, Southeast Whitfield 21
 
*Southeast Whitfield (3-2)
SE Whitfield 59, Dade Co. 24
SE Whitfield 71, Team X 0
SE Whitfield 48, Northwest Whitfield 33
Gordon Lee 42, SE Whitfield 36
Heritage 57, SE Whitfield 21
 

*Gordon Lee (3-2)
Gordon Lee 39, Chattanooga Central  19
Gordon Lee 54, Heritage B 18
Gordon Lee 42, SE Whitfield 36
Heritage 52, Gordon Lee 24
Northwest Whitfield 39, Gordon Lee 36
 
*Northwest Whitfield (3-2)
NWW 48, Ridgeland 30
NWW 54, LFO 15
NWW 39, Gordon Lee 36
Heritage 59, NWW 24
SE Whitfield 48, NWW 33
 
*Red Bank (3-1)
RB 39, LFO 21
RB 38, Heritage B 24
RB 59, Team X 6
Heritage 76, RB 6
 
*Dade Co. (3-2)
Dade Co. 56, Team X 18
Dade County 37, Central 33
Dade Co. 42, Ridgeland 30
SE Whitfield 59, Dade Co. 24
East Hamilton 48, Dade Co. 30
 
*Chattanooga Central (2-2)
Central 48, Ridgeland 24
Dade County 37, Central 33
East Hamilton def. Central
Gordon Lee 39, Central 19
 
*Ridgeland (0-4)
Dade Co. 42, Ridgeland 30
Central 48, Ridgeland 24
NWW 48, Ridgeland 30
East Hamilton 60, Ridgeland24
 
*East Hamilton (3-1)
East Hamilton 60, Ridgeland 24
East Hamilton def. Central
Heritage 52, East Hamilton 18
East Hamilton 4, Dade Co. 30
 
*Lakeview Fort Oglethorpe (2 of 4 scores, 0-2)
NWW 54, LFO 15
Red Bank 39, LFO 21
 
Contact B.B. Branton at william.branton@comcast.net

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