7 Bulldog wrestlers move on to state led by Chandler Lynn who finishes 1st at sectionals

On the second day of the GHSA Class 2A Section A competiton seven Toombs County Bulldog wrestlers were battling for spots in the state tourney bracket.

Chandler Lynn was the only Bulldog to finish first after his 7-2 win over Vidalia’s Dawson Campbell. Martin Santana and Devante Willis finished second, Tank Morris third, Jose Balderos and Arael Rodriguez fourth and Blake Hall fifth. 

Good friends and rivals- Dawson Campbell and Chandler Lynn

106 pounds- Jose Balderos- had two bye’s and a pin in just 52 seconds in his quarterfinal match. On Saturday he lost his semifinal match 6-2 and in his third place match he was pinned in the second period. Jose finishes fourth in the sectional.

113 pounds- Martin Santana- had two bye’s and pinned his quarterfinal opponent 1:01 into the first period. On Saturday he pinned his semifinal opponent in the second perod and then lost in the first place match 20-5. Martin heads to state seeded second from the section.

132 pounds- Blake Hall- lost 13-5 and in the losers bracket he had a bye and a third period pin. On Saturday he won his fifth place match 4-2 over Vidalia.

138 pounds- Arael Rodriguez- had two byes and won his quarterfinal match 16-4. On Saturday he wrestled for third place and lost 7-4. Arael is the fourth seed from Section A.

160- pounds- Chandler Lynn- had two byes and a 20-5 victory in his quarterfinal match. On Saturday he won his semifinal match with a third period pin. Chandler claimed first place with a 7-2 win over Vidalia’s Dawson Campbell.

170 pounds- Tank Morris- had two byes and a 20-7 win in his quarterfinal match. On Saturday he was pinned in the semifinals and then came back with a 4-2 win in the consolation bracket. In his third place match Tank was an 8-1 winner.

285 pounds- DeVonte Willis- moved into the semifinals with two byes and a 5-0 win. On Saturday he won his semi match by a 1-0 score. In the first place match Devante lost 5-2 so he finishes second in the section.