Crisp Academy wrestlers win state titles

Published 9:18 am Tuesday, February 6, 2018

AMERICUS- The Crisp Academy wrestling team had a strong showing at the state tournament at Georgia Southwestern in Americus over the weekend. Jacob Odom, Dylan Farmer, and John Ellis all qualified for the state tournament after winning the region championships in their respective weight class in January, while Luis Martinez qualified by finishing as the region runner-up in his weight class.

Eighth grader Jacob Odom claimed the state championship in the 113-weight class after also winning the middle school state title last month. Dylan Farmer won the 120-weight class to complete his second consecutive year with an individual state title. John Ellis ended up as the state runner-up in the 152-weight class, and Luis Martinez finished in the consolation bracket in the 145-weight class.

Photos provided by Crisp Academy Wildcat Wrestling Facebook page.


Crisp Academy wrestling team (Left to right): Luis Martinez, Jacob Odom, Coach Kyle Odom, Dylan Farmer, and John Ellis


Jacob Odom stands atop the podium after winning the 113-weight class.


Dylan Farmer takes his spot atop the podium as the champion of the 120-weight class.