Jamie Crutcher finished fourth at 220 pounds. Crutcher also had a first-round bye then he pinned Darlington’s Brooks Busby in the quarterfinals. After losing in the championship bracket semifinals, Crutcher won a 3-2 decision over Daniel Hurtado of Dalton (Ga.) before losing in the third place match.
Jordan Buttram (126 pounds) and Chase Keener (152 pounds) also scored points for the Bulldogs in Rome. Buttram pinned his opening round opponent, Chase Turner of Coosa (Ga.) before losing in the quarterfinals. In the consolation bracket, Buttram scored another pin, this one over Tyler Westbrook of Walker School, before a second loss eliminated him.
Keener won an 8-3 decision in his opening round match but lost his next two matches.
The Bulldogs are scheduled to wrestle again this weekend in the annual Calhoun County tournament.