Charlton Wrestlers claim Area Crown, host State Prelims Saturday

The Charlton County wrestling team traveled to Ocilla on Friday to compete in the Area 2 Duals Tournament and would return home with the title of Area Champions. They will host the State Preliminaries at the high school on Saturday. Schools competing on Saturday will be: Athens Christian, St. Francis, Georgia Military College along with the Indians.

The Indians would take on Turner County in their opening bout and would easily dispose of the Titans by a 72-0 score. Dairius Jones, Dairion Jones, Gage Renfroe, Asad Akbar, and V.J. Lewis would all pick up wins by pin in the contest.

Moving on to the finals, the Tribe would face the host Irwin County. The score would be much closer this time, but the Indians came out on top by a 48-30 score. Kyler Williams, Jaylen Lilley, Renfroe, Akbar, Lewis, Thomas Johnson and Dairius Jones all won by pins, while Tyrese Corpening picked up a win by forfeit.