Indian Wrestlers Take Fourth At Area Tourney

The Stephens County High School wrestling team sends a number of wrestlers on to Sectional competition this weekend.

Last week, the Indian wrestlers took part in the Area Traditional Tournament at Chestatee High School.

Devin Burns and Gary Walker both won Area Championships at their respective weight classes representing Stephens County.

Meanwhile, Jake Murray, Javon Jones, and Blake Peeples all finished in third place at their respective weight classes.

Jose Cannon also took fourth place at his weight class.

Those six wrestlers who garnered top four finishes will advance to the state sectional tournament this Friday and Saturday.

Top 8 finishers at Sectionals will advance to Macon for the State Finals the following weekend.

Meanwhile, placing fifth at their respective weight classes in Area competition representing the Indians were Jay Stowe, Corey Kindel, and Logan Loudermilk.

As a team, the Indians finished in fourth place at the Area tournament.

Stephens County High School wrestling coach Rob Stowe says it is the first team placement in school history.