Northgate's Tyler Askey claims fourth state championship; ends career 194-0

From Staff Reports
sports@newnan.com
Northgate senior wrestler Tyler Askey defeated David Shavers of Ware County, 16-6, today to claim the GHSA State AAAAA 170-pound championship at the Macon Coliseum.
Askey finishes his prep career with a perfect 194-0 record, becoming just the third Georgia high school wrestler to finish their career undefeated. The victory gave Askey his fourth consecutive state title.
Askey breezed through his first three opponents in the state championships, getting two pins in under 2:12 before a 14-3 decision on Friday in the semifinals over Creekview's Hunter Udall.
The Newnan Times-Herald will have complete coverage of Askey's championship match in the Sunday print and web editions.


More Sports

Local Racing

Johnson claims first checkered flag of season

Consistency is often the name of the game in racing. There’s nobody who knows that more than Senoia’s Tina Johnson. Johnson is o ... Read More


Senoia Raceway looks to put off-week in rear-view mirror

Last Saturday, regular drivers at Senoia Raceway spoke for their disdain for the Jewel Series double-features through their absence at the 3 ... Read More


Youth Track & Field

Quintessentials add medals at Orlando meets

It's been a busy summer for the Quintessentials youth track team based out of Coweta County. The local squad just returned from an 11-day tr ... Read More


Adding to her re´sume´

Swords gains berth to U.S. Women’s Amateur

For most teenagers, the summer means trips to the beach, hanging out with friends and maybe working a part-time job. Not for Annie Swords. S ... Read More


Area Golf

Smith finishes U.S. Amateur qualifier as second alternate

The golf gods simply may not have shined brightest Wednesday on Newnan’s Trevor Smith, who despite a second consecutive 2-under 69, wa ... Read More

Area Golf

Third trip could be charm for Newnan standout

Annie Swords golf career just took another giant leap forward on Wednesday. Swords, who is already heading to next week’s USGA Girls J ... Read More