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13 Local Wrestlers Head to State Tournament

Athletes from Cherokee and Creekview will compete in the event this weekend at the Arena at Gwinnett Center.

A number of local high school athletes are set to vie for state titles in the Georgia High School Association's Traditional Wrestling State Championships, set for Thursday to Saturday.

All wrestlers who competed in the sectionals for the two schools advanced to the state tournament, according to the .

Headed to the Arena at  for eight rounds culminating in the finals, according to GHSA, are: 

Warriors

  • Blake Walker (106)
  • Nick Walker (120)
  • Andrew Torrence (126)
  • Brady Sandercock (170)
  • John Metcalf (182)
  • Levi Satterfield (220)
  • Taylor Ratcliff (285)

Grizzlies

  • Nate Bridges (106)
  • Cullen Castle (120)
  • Michael Edwards (132)
  • Joe Hulen (138)
  • Tyler Udall (152)
  • Joseph Sorrentino (170)

WSB-TV is set to televise the finals Saturday from 4 to 6 p.m. and on METV on Comcast 248 or Charter 127 from 6 to 7 p.m. GHSA.tv will live video stream all 14 weight class finals on each of the five, A to AAAAA, classifications' championship mats.

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