Five McNair High School wrestlers medaled at the state wrestling championships, leading the Mustangs to a fourth-place finish in the Class AAA state traditional wrestling tournament in Macon Feb. 10.
It was the second time in program history McNair finished in the top 10 at the state traditional wrestling tournament. Two wrestlers won gold medals, senior Terrence Randle and junior DeeJay McNeal.
Randle finished his season undefeated (47-0) after taking gold in the 182-weight class with a 2-1 tie breaker over Pierce County’s Dalton Malone. McNeal (53-1) is the 113-weight class champion in Class AAA after winning the championship match 6-4 over North Hall’s Jacob Pedraza.
Junior Antonio Mills (44-4) won a silver medal in the 132-weight class after falling to Sonoraville’s Tyler Hunt in the championship match. Senior Masud As-Siddiq (39-2) won a bronze medal in the 120-weight class and sophomore Torrence Dumas (37-3) won bronze in the 152-weight class.
In Class AAAA, St. Pius X senior Max Spearman earned a silver medal in the 160-weight class after falling to Blessed Trinity’s Vincent Baker in an 8-4 decision. Marist senior Jer’Miah Fantroy claimed a silver medal after falling to West Laurens’ Ben Deal in a majority decision.
In Class AAAAA, Southwest DeKalb senior Eris Walker claimed a silver medal in the 220-weight class after falling to Tripp Breeden of Cass High School.
Decatur senior Kaden Spann finished fifth in the 132-weight class and Lithonia junior John Webb finished sixth in the 126-weight class.
Stephenson senior Taquel Young was the only DeKalb wrestler to medal in the Class AAAAAA tournament, winning bronze in the 145-weight class with a 15-8 decision over Gainesville’s Malique Johnson in the third-place match. Sophomore Micah Godwin finished sixth in the 195-weight class.
Lakeside junior Cody Domingue finished sixth in in the 160-weight class in the Class AAAAAAA tournament.
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