WATKINSVILLE – The Jefferson Lady Dragons saw their season come to an end Wednesday night in the first round of the Region 8-AA tournament with a 46-38 loss to Union County at North Oconee High School.
February 19, 2009|
BY RENALDO STOVER
Times Regional Staff
The very best of Georgia's wrestlers will come together one last time over the next three days.
Day one of the 2008-09 GHSA Traditional Wrestling Tournament, the final wrestling of the season, begins at 5:30 p.m. today at the Arena at Gwinnett Center in Duluth. It continues at 8 a.m. Friday and 10 a.m. Saturday.
OAKWOOD – One scoring spurt was the difference in West Forsyth's 58-48 win against Chestatee in the first round of the Region 7-AAA tournament Tuesday at West Hall.A Lamar Brooks 3-pointer with four-minutes, 35 seconds remaining in the third quarter gave the War Eagles a 26-25 lead, their first of the game.
Two area coaches were named Coach of the Year in the Region 8-A All-Region team released Tuesday. Lakeview Academy's Seth Vining was honored as boys Coach of the Year while Commerce's Eddie McCurley was recognized as Girls Coach of the Year.
East Hall High girls coach Joey Rider doesn't need a No. 1 seed in the Region 7-AAA tournament. The second-seeded Lady Vikings (19-7) may have more than enough depth to compensate for its lower spot in the bracket.