The LC wrestling team rolled through the first two matches of the state tournament Saturday and earned a spot in the Class AA Elite 8 for the third year in a row.
Coach Jeff Sloan’s squad defeated Dodge County 76-6 in round one at the LC gym at high noon and then routed Model 53-24 in second round. The Elite 8 matches will be held in Bremen Saturday morning beginning at 10 a.m.
Joining LC among the surviving eight teams are Oglethorpe County, Vidalia, Dade County, Haralson County, Lovett, Fannin County and Pepperell.
LC wrestlers who went 2-0 at Saturday’s matches were Reid Flournoy, Sam Blevins, Braydon Pines, Hunter Hammock, Cayden Sloan, Mason Pino, Christian Bostic, James Gilroy and Clint Williamson.