High school wrestling: East Coweta headed to State Duals

FROM STAFF REPORTS sports@newnan.com The East Coweta Indians wresting team advanced to next week's Class AAAAAA state duals at the Macon Coliseum with a second-place finish. Phone messages left for East Coweta coach Josh Herring weren't returned by deadline on Saturday.
East Coweta started the day with victories over Westlake, Langston Hughes and Tri-Cities before facing rival Newnan for the right to advance to Macon in the Class AAAAAA State Duals. Just like when the two teams finished in a tie at the Coweta County Tri-meet, Friday's match at Douglas County was another nail-bitter with the Indians prevailing by one point 37-36. In the finals Douglas County took first place with a victory over East Coweta, The loss by Newnan spoils the Cougars hopes of advancing to the state duals for the first time in school history. 'We just didn't wrestle our best today,' said Newnan head coach Tom Everettt. 'You have to congratulate Douglas County and East Coweta, they did a great job, and deserve to be going to Macon.' Still, Everett came away with pleased with the way some of his wrestlers performed, including Andrew Sowerbrower, and Eric Shea. He also got some needed support from Tyler Vermilya. Northgate competed in the Region 4-AAAAA Duals at Forest Park. Results were unavailable at deadline.


More Sports

High School Football

Cougars hoping to stay away from tricks of Indians' wing-T

If Newnan wants a treat on Halloween tonight at Garland Shoemake Stadium, the Cougars are going to have to avoid getting tricked by a wing-T ... Read More


Indians look to run past Cougars for second straight year

Coaching in big rivalry games is nothing new for first-year East Coweta football coach Steve Pardue. He experienced it when he was head coac ... Read More


High School Football

Central looks to advance in playoffs in rematch

The calendar still reads October, but for Central Christian's football program, the playoffs are already here. But in order to push its seas ... Read More


Lady Indians Fall Short

Historic year comes to close

By DOUG GORMAN dgorman@newnan.com  KENNESAW—The 2014 volleyball season will go down as the best ever for East Coweta’s Lady ... Read More


High School Softball

Lady Indians anxious for return to Elite 8

This time last year, East Coweta's softball team had to buy a ticket at the gate of the South Commons Complex if they wanted to attend the E ... Read More

High School Softball

Newnan's 'royal' recovery provides boost

Newnan's softball program could be described as the Kansas City Royals of this week's GHSA Class AAAAAA Elite 8 Tournament, a team that many ... Read More