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LaFayette in top five at GHSA traditional championships

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MACON, Ga. (WRCB) -- LaFayette advanced five wrestlers to the quarterfinals and stands in fifth place as a team following day one of the GHSA Class AAAA Traditional State Wrestling Championships.

Heritage and Southeast Whitfield are also in the top ten in the team standings after advancing four wrestlers each through Thursday night's opening round.

Gilmer is the early leader after advancing 12 wrestlers to the quarterfinals. Gilmer's 38 team points are 8.50 better than second-place Carrollton (29.50). Alexander (26.00) and Locust Grove (20.00) join LaFayette (19.00) to round out the top five.

Southeast Whitfield is seventh with 13.00 points, one spot ahead of Heritage (12.50).

Dalton and Northwest Whitfield each have one quarterfinalist.

Class AAA, Class AA and Class A brackets will begin Friday morning.

GHSA Class Traditional Wrestling Championships

Class AAAA Team Standings
1. Gilmer 38.00
2. Carrolton 29.50
3. Alexander 26.00
4. Locust Grove 20.00
5. Lafayette 19.00
6. Marist 17.00
7. Southeast Whitfield 13.00
8. Heritage 12.50
9. West Laurens 11.50
10. South Effingham 11.00
24. (tie) Dalton 4.00
24. (tie) Northwest Whitfield 4.00

Local Class AAAA quarterfinalists:

LaFayette
Caleb Mariakis (113), Sam Lemons (132), Britton Gilbert (138), Joe Clayton (152), Barron Taylor (220)

Southeast Whitfield
Jesus Dominguez (120), Lester Paucay (152), Austin Allen (170), Carlos Fraire (220)

Heritage
Isaiah Knight (113), Tyler Hill (120), Austin Frye (126), Michael Moore (182)

Dalton
Dylan Carlile (120)

Northwest Whitfield
Alex Reynolds (145)

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