The Northwest Whitfield High School wrestling team finished fourth in Class 4A at the State Duals in Macon earlier this month.
The Bruins opened the tournament against Baldwin County High School with a 60-24 win. In the quarterfinals, Northwest lost to the fifth seed, Blessed Trinity Catholic High School, with a score of 44-30. In the wrestleback rounds, Northwest faced Eastside High School and defeated them 43-22. Northwest then met Cartersville in the consolation quarters and moved on to the semis with a 50-27 win.
In the consolation semis, Northwest defeated the third seed, Central Carrollton, with a win of 39-36. In the consolation finals, Northwest, once again, met Blessed Trinity Catholic High School, where they lost 46-21. The Bruins ended the dual wrestling season with a 33-9 dual record.
The team's seniors, Blake Allen, Juan Almazon, James Buck, Chase Humble, Jacob Lamb, Trenton Miller and James Seay, provided outstanding leadership as they led the team to a fourth-place finish, coach Allen Tucker said.