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.


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