PREP ROUNDUP: Mustangs win Black Knight Duals

LAWRENCEVILLE -- Meadowcreek strung together five wins Saturday to take first place at the Black Knight Duals.

The Mustangs (20-5) started out with a 45-27 victory over Centennial, the eventual third-place finisher. They followed that up with wins over Duluth (49-30), Central Gwinnett (42-33) and Berkmar (54-18) before beating McNair 40-35 in the finals.

Six Meadowcreek wrestlers went undefeated Saturday. Malik Saunders (106), Raymond Washington (113), Rene DeLuna (132), OG Harden (170), Ryan Moore (182) and Mardale Hobley (220) went 5-0. Harden had five pins, and Washington had four pins. Tony Pham (126) and Salvator Chagoya (138) each went 4-1. Chagoya had three pins.


Berkmar finishes fourth

at Black Knight DualsLAWRENCEVILLE -- Berkmar went 2-3 on Saturday and finished fourth at the Black Knight Duals.

The Patriots (11-12) lost the first match to runner-up McNair 46-33 before stringing together wins over Lithonia (42-35) and Milton (57-18). Berkmar then fell to eventual champion Meadowcreek 54-18 and Centennial 42-36.

Ethan Castaneda (138) went 4-1 with three pins. David Torres (195) was also 4-1.

Mountain View takes second at Warrior Classic

ATLANTA -- Mountain View took second place after falling behind a couple of points to West Forsyth in the 14-team Warrior Classic at North Atlanta.

Nine of the Bears' (12-2) wrestlers placed Saturday. Adam Flatt (106), Kacey Gutierrez (138) and Sterling Pyles (152) each took first.

Kevin Truglio (113), Kenny Cook (120) and D.J. Schrenk (145) finished second, and Tony Torres (132), Jake Gandara (160) and Octavian Jarda (182) each took third.


Buford 65, Tift Co. 36

TIFTON -- McKenzie Darrah scored 18 points Saturday to lead Buford past Tift County 65-36.

Kayla Davis scored 12 points for the Wolves (2-1).

Chattahoochee 38, Lanier 35 (OT)

SUGAR HILL -- Chattahoochee outlasted Lanier in overtime on Saturday for a 38-35 win.

Shelby Threlkeld led Lanier (2-4) with 17 points. Amber Cesair scored 12 for the Longhorns.

Peachtree Ridge 51, Berkmar 38

SUWANEE -- Melissa Turvy scored 15 points to lead Peachtree Ridge by Berkmar 51-38 on Saturday.

Lorrie Cruse recorded a double-double for the Lions (3-4) with 12 points and 11 rebounds.

Alisha Cook, playing her first game in three years after recovery from two torn ACLs, scored eight points.

Providence 40, Athens Academy 13

ATHENS -- Providence rolled to a 40-13 win over Athens Academy on Saturday.

Aubrey Gold led the Storm with 14 points, and Megan Parker added 11 points.


Brookwood 76, Parkview 42

LILBURN -- Brookwood equaled its win total from last year's 6-20 campaign with a 76-42 win over Parkview on Saturday.

The Broncos (6-2) were led by Colin Cotter, who had 13 points. R.J. Smith and Kendall Joseph each scored 12 points, and Deion Dedeaux had 11 points.

Dacula 59, Flowery Branch 52

FLOWERY BRANCH -- Jaylen Williams scored 29 points and grabbed eight rebounds in Dacula's 59-52 win over Flowery Branch on Saturday.

Brandon Goodson scored 11 points, and Kevon Tucker scored 10 for the Falcons (6-1).

Lanier 44, Chattahoochee 43

SUGAR HILL -- Lanier held off Chattahoochee for a 44-43 win on Saturday.

Jordan Davis scored 17 points, hitting five 3-pointers, to lead the Longhorns (3-4). Jordan Harper scored 10 points.

Grayson 52, South Forsyth 20

CUMMING -- Grayson rolled to a 52-20 win on the road against South Forsyth on Saturday.

Damian Young led the Rams (4-3) with 16 points.

Wesleyan 43, Darlington 41

NORCROSS -- Will Clifton scored from an offensive rebound with three seconds left to lead Wesleyan past Darlington 43-41 on Friday.

Clifton led the Wolves (3-3) with 17 points. Charles Mack scored seven points and also excelled on defense and rebounding.


Providence takes fifth at meet

CUMMING -- Providence finished fifth at the Crown Nights Invitational on Saturday.

Nate Wright state qualified in the 200 IM and 100 breast, finishing first in both events. He also earned a second place in the 50 free.

Alex Keller, Jessye Brinks and Rachel Odum all had second-place finishes at the meet.

--Compiled by Michael Buckelew