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Wrestling

Congratulations to the wrestling team for finishing the regular season 11 - 0  by defeating Dorman and Boiling Springs.  By doing this they won the District and the Peachtree Conference Championship.  Also, congratulations to the following wrestlers for winning the Upper State. Qualifying for the State Tournament in Lexington this Saturday were:

 

Jackson Gore 1st, Jesse Burnett 1st, Caleb Melton 1st, Gage Logsdon 1st, Owen Johnson 2nd

 

Good luck to these guys! We hope to have several state champions back here at school next week!

 

Basketball

This week in basketball, the 8th grade boys and girls team kicked the week off at home against Dawkins. The 8th grade team took on a tough Dawkins squad, however, they were led to another victory by Kadan Roach and Landyn James. As for the girls team, they lost on Monday night, 30-25 to hand them their third loss of the season. 

While we were hosting Dawkins, the 7th grade boys traveled to Gable and came back with a huge win against the bucks. 

 

On Thursday, the seventh grade squad traveled to Fairforest where they fell to the hornets by two points. However, back in the Cougars Den, the cougars faced Carver Middle. After a blowout win for the girls team, the boys struggled to find any rhythm on the offensive end. Though in a thriller, the 8th grade boys escaped the night still undefeated winning 36 to 35. The 8th graders were led by Rashard Wright and seventh grader, Kayzzin McDowell. 

 

Coming Up:

Girls & 8th Grade Boys

Tuesday, Jan. 22 vs DR Hill @ Home

Thursday, Jan. 24 @ Fairforest

 

7th Grade Boys

Tuesday, Jan. 22 @ Dawkins

Thursday, Jan. 24 @ Rainbow Lake

 

We have one basketball home game left of the regular season before the playoffs and we need to pack "The Den" on Tuesday. The 8th grade boys are currently are undefeated and are sitting in first place in the conference. These players need your support in hopes of hoisting a banner at the end of the season!