Dragon and Mav wrestlers advance to state meet

  • Anderson County’s Stone Cummins advand- ed to next week’s state wrestling meet by pinning every opponent he faced last Saturday. - Ricky Williams

  • Clinton’s Lucas Kendall used lightning-quick speed to advance to Chattanooga, as well. - Ricky Williams

Five Anderson County High School wrestlers will travel to state after the region tournament on Saturday. Feb. 13.

Stone Cummins, Lucas Prewitt and Lebron Derry finished the day with region championship wins under their belt, while two more wrestlers, Gabe Dieting and Kyle Buckner, qualified for the state tournament.

The surprise for the night came from Lebron Derry, who defeated his opponent to clinch a spot in the state tournament as a freshman. Cummins, meanwhile, pinned all of his opponents in under a minute.

Clinton High School, meanwhile, had two wrestlers qualify for state: Darrian Woodruff and Lucas Kendall.