Morgan Mat Dogs sweep at Monticello: Looking forward to Traditional Championship at Elbert

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By R. Alan Richardson sports editor

The Morgan County Wrestlers had competitions cancelled at Kennesaw Mountain this past weekend due to weather concerns, but made short work of Monticello, Salem and Henry County in a quad meet on Wednesday at Monticello to up their dual record to 13-2 on the season. Results follow: MCHS 49, Monticello 22 Winners included Kevin Berisko (120- wbdec 7-6), Donovan McElligott (126- wbmd 11-2), Sean McElligott(132- wbfall 5:02), Garner Drummond (138- winner by fall 3:00), Jody McAlister (145- winner by fall 3:00), Zach Smith (152- winner by fall 3:00), John Wyatt (160- winner by fall 3:00), Antonio Robinson (170- winner by fall 1:39), Dee Wright (182- winner by fall 4:51) MCHS 41, Salem 28 Winners included Kevin Berisko (120- wbmd 15-5), Donovan McElligott (126- wbdec 9-6), Seam McElligott (132- wbfall 3:21), Garner Drummond (138- wbfall 2;57), Jody McAlister (145- wbmd 15-1), Antonio Robinson (160- wbfall 1:50), Ladarrius Andrews (195- wbfall 3:00), Thomas Bailey (220- wbfall 3:00) MCHS 60, Henry Co. 24 Winners included Berisko (120- wbfall :37), D McElligott (wbfall 3:44), S McElligott (132- wbfall 1:09), Drummond (138- wbfall 3:00), McAlister (145- wbfall 3:00), Zach Smith (152- wbfall), Robinson (160- wbfall 5:57), Wright (182- wbfall 1:27), Andrews (195- wbfall 2:30), Bailey (220- wbfall :22) Final 15-16 Dual record: 13-2 Next Saturday the Dogs travel to Elbert for the 8-AAA Traditional Championship. There are eight returning qualifiers (would be nine if the Dogs hadn’t lost Michael Rhodes early in the season to knee injury), but the team is hopeful that they will be able to push all 13 of their weights through to sectionals (the Dogs host the AAA Eastern Sectionals on Feb 5-6, then back to the Gwinnett Arena for the State Finals on Feb 11-13). Returning Qualifiers include: Kevin Berisko Garner Drummond Jody McAlister Luke Mitchell Antonio Robinson Dmonta Wright Ladarius Andrews Thomas Bailey

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