The Fitzgerald Purple Hurricane Wrestling Team placed 2nd in the 2017 Area Traditional Tournament last weekend at Jeff Davis. The Purple Hurricane had 11 wrestlers qualify for the State Sectional Tournament with 4 Wrestlers Winning Area Championships.
106 – Kevin Martin – Area Champion
113 – Nic Jordan – Area Champion
132 – Chance Mitchell – Area Champion
195 – Markeyln Lundy – Area Champion
Chance Mitchell was named Outstanding Lightweight Wrestler for the Area Tournament and 3 other wrestlers (Landon Guy, Kevin Martin and Nic Jordan) received Academic All Area Honors. The following wrestlers also qualified for the State Sectionals on Saturday, February 4 at Toombs County High School.