Woodland, Cass open state tourney Thursday
The Woodland Wildcats’ and Cass Colonels’ wrestling teams open competition in the Class AAAAA GHSA State Dual Wrestling Championship Thursday at the Macon Centreplex.
Woodland won the Area 7AAAAA championship last week and Cass was runner-up in the same tournament to qualify for the state tournament.
The Wildcats — seeded second at the state championship — have been state runner up each of the last two years. Cass is the No. 5 seed in this year’s state tournament.
Camden County is the defending Class AAAAA champion and is the number one seed again this year. Other favorites, based on seeding, include No. 3 Allatoona and No. 4 Clarke Central.
Woodland will face Effingham County in the first round Thursday afternoon. Cass wrestles Dunwoody in the first round.
Class AAAAA GHSA State Dual Wrestling Championship schedule
Thursday, January 14
11 am — Rd. of 16 Weigh In
12 noon — Class AAAAA Coaches Meeting
1 pm — Class AAAAA Round of 16
6:15pm — Consolation Rd. #1
Friday, January 15
7:45am — Quarterfinals Weigh In
9:45am — Class AAAAA Quarterfinals
11:15am — Consolation Rd. #2
3 pm — Class AAAAA Semifinals
7 pm — Consolation Quarterfinals
Saturday, January 16
9 am — Consolation Semifinals Weigh In
11 am — Consolation Semifinals
1 pm — Consolation Finals
3 pm — Championship Finals