Youth Wrestling: Cobras qualify for state events

alt

The Coweta Cobras youth wrestling club qualified seven athletes at its recent state qualifier at McIntosh High School. Four Cobras will compete in today’s Little Kids Tournament at Pickens High while two others compete in Sunday’s Girls State Tournament. Team members include: Front, from left, Steve Hodges, Blake Hester, Tyren Brown and Jordan Trask; Back row, from left, are Coach Zack Thompson, Dessianna Brown, Austin Whitten, Alana Finlay, and Coach Phil Walsh.

From Staff Reports
sports@newnan.com
The Coweta Cobras youth wrestling club will have four athletes competing at state tournaments this weekend after advancing on Feb. 23 at the state qualifying tournament at McIntosh. 
Austin Whitten qualified first in the 12-under, 95-pound division and competed at last weekend’s Big Kids State Tournament at Parkview High while four others will head to respective state events today and Sunday. 
Jordan Trask, Tyren Brown, Blake Hester and Steve Hodges will compete in today's Little Kids State Tournament at Pickens High.
Trask finished first in the 8-under, 68-pound qualfier with four wins, three of which came by pin. Brown finished second at the 8-under, 57-pound division with two wins including a tech fall. 
Hester placed third in the 8-under, 60-pound division with three wins while Hodges was third in the 6-under, 49-pound class. 
The Cobras will be represented at Sunday's Girls State Tournament at Peachtree Ridge High School by Dessiana Brown and Alana Finlay.   


More Sports

GISA state basketball

Hawks, Lions bow out in first round

Heritage School and Trinity Christian boys teams had respective 2014-15 basketball seasons come to an end in the opening round of the GISA C ... Read More


High School Soccer

EC gets back on field in split with Houston Co.

Mother Nature hasn’t been a best friend to East Coweta soccer teams so far this season. Despite starting the year nearly three weeks a ... Read More


Chris Goltermann

Let's stop fooling with Mother Nature and change the sports calendars

Before even yours truly was born - and we're talking about the dawn of the designated hitter in majorleague baseball - a brand of margarine ... Read More


High School Spring Sports

Lady Cougar tennis team stays undefeated

Before another blast of cold air arrived — and possibly a dash of frozen precipitation with it — Newnan’s girls tennis tea ... Read More


High School Basketball

Lady Lions’ season ends in Sweet 16

The 2014-15 basketball season ended earlier than Trinity Christian’s girls had hoped, falling in the opening round of the GISA Class A ... Read More

High School Basketball

Hawks hold off Lions for third in 1-AAA

By DOUG GORMAN dgorman@newnan.com KENNESAW— It might have been for third place, but The Heritage School and Trinity Christian played S ... Read More