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.