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Tyler Askey (H.M. @ 152) Georgia State Champ

22 Feb Posted by in Georgia Wrestling | Comments
Tyler Askey (H.M. @ 152) Georgia State Champ

If there’s such a thing as a sophomore jinx, it stayed far, far away from Tyler Askey on the wrestling mat.

Askey (H.M. @ 152) ended his second year of varsity wrestling at Northgate High in the same position he finished as a freshman. Namely on top in the GHSA Traditional State Wrestling Championships.

The nationally-ranked standout pinned area rival Boimah Karmo of Alcovy in the Class AAAA 152-pound finals at the Gwinnett Center in Duluth.

Ahead comfortably 14-0 in the third, Askey finished Karmo off at the 55-second mark of the third period to claim another state title.

The win capped off a 48-0 varsity season for Askey, who wrestles year-round while training at The Wrestling Center in Marietta.

To Continue Reading Article by Chris Goltermann of times-herald.com