Boys Varsity Wrestling · Wrestling Takes 3rd

Forsyth Central advanced five wrestlers into the finals of the Collins Hill Defense Soap Invitational, defeating a tough field of teams and placing ahead of returning state champions, Social Circle, Saturday evening.  Murat Aliyev (113), Steven Messer (120), Abraham Perez (126), Sam Aldrich (152), and Avery Krippner (170) punched their ticket into the finals from a 32-man bracket and helped their team secure a 3rd place finish out of 29 teams. Krippner went on to win in the championship round at 170.   Mikel Stowers (6th), Keaton Platzke (4th), and Darius Green (3rd) earned placement finishes out of tough fields as well.