Mat Dogs bring home first-ever title

  • Photo by Mandy Patton - The Hart County High School wrestling team celebrates the school’s first region championship in duals wrestling in school history on Jan. 16 at Oconee County High School.
    Photo by Mandy Patton - The Hart County High School wrestling team celebrates the school’s first region championship in duals wrestling in school history on Jan. 16 at Oconee County High School.
  • Photo by Mandy Patton - Elijah Hester wrestles against a Stephens County opponent at the Region 8-AAA tournament on Saturday, Jan. 16, at Oconee County High School.
    Photo by Mandy Patton - Elijah Hester wrestles against a Stephens County opponent at the Region 8-AAA tournament on Saturday, Jan. 16, at Oconee County High School.
  • Photo by Mandy Patton - Hart County Head Coach Sean Gaddy, right, and assistant coach Matthew Patton, to Gaddy’s left, coach from a Hart County wrestler on Saturday, Jan. 16, at Oconee County High School.
    Photo by Mandy Patton - Hart County Head Coach Sean Gaddy, right, and assistant coach Matthew Patton, to Gaddy’s left, coach from a Hart County wrestler on Saturday, Jan. 16, at Oconee County High School.
  • Sunshot by LaDonna Harris - The middle school wrestling team poses for a photo with their Peach State Championship Tournament medals on Saturday, Jan. 16, at Jackson County High School. They are, back row, from left to right, Jeff Krause, Josh Lewis, Hayden Hoglen, Bryce Durrett, Ignacio Trullijio, Steve Horton. In the front row are Jackson Carter, Bobby Jones, Harrison Krause, Cameron Risner.
    Sunshot by LaDonna Harris - The middle school wrestling team poses for a photo with their Peach State Championship Tournament medals on Saturday, Jan. 16, at Jackson County High School. They are, back row, from left to right, Jeff Krause, Josh Lewis, Hayden Hoglen, Bryce Durrett, Ignacio Trullijio, Steve Horton. In the front row are Jackson Carter, Bobby Jones, Harrison Krause, Cameron Risner.
For the first time in school history, the Hart County High School Mat Dogs have claimed a region championship in duals wrestling. The Region 8-AAA trophy went home with the Mat Dogs on Saturday, Jan…

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