BUFORD — Rockdale County entered Buford High School’s Takedown Sportswear Invitational, a 30-team tournament and left with a fifth-place finish after recording 154.5 points.

Of the wrestlers in competition, the Bulldogs had two individual champions. At 182 pounds, senior Jha’Quan Anderson defeated Pickens’ Michael Burrell 7-1, followed by Markis Hill’s defeat of Cherokee’s Eli Weatherby by major decision, 18-8 in the finals at 195 pounds.

Rounding out the top finishers for the Bulldogs included Ed Pollard’s third-place finish at 285 pounds and Antonio Lucero’s third-place finish at 138 pounds. At 170 pounds, CJ McCollum finished fourth while Robert Perez finished in fifth at 126 pounds.

Sports Editor

A 2017 graduate of the University of North Georgia, Colin joined the Rockdale/Newton Citizen in March of 2018 as the papers' full-time sports editor. A 2013 graduate of Jackson County High School, Colin received a golf scholarship to Andrew College.

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