The Banks County Leopard wrestling team finished first in the Rockmart Invitational wrestling meet back on Dec. 28 and then won the 7-AAA wrestling area duals this past weekend.
Placing first individually for the Leopards at the Rockmart Invitational were Chris McCrackin in the 120-pound weight class, Cole Sweeney in the 195-pound weight class and Matthew Dilbeck in the 220-pound weight class. Second-place finishers were Tristan Guthrie in the 152-pound weight class, Wes Faulkner in the 160-pound weight class and Philip Dean in the 182-pound weight class. Third-place finishers were Tony Fultz in the 138-pound weight class and Kyle Ruark in the 145-pound weight class. Dylan Gouine finished in fourth in the 170-pound weight class.
Banks County took first place at the 7-AAA Wrestling Area Duals held in Oconee County. The Buford Wolves finished second, followed by Jackson County (third) and Oconee County (fourth). Banks County and Buford will be going to the state duals in Macon next weekend.