Lightsey, Kennedy earn ‘Last Finalist’ fan votes for Wrestler of the Year
After we took our initial Wrestler of the Year Nominees down to a finalist pool of 5 for the boys and 3 for the girls, we then put several nominees up for a public vote to let the public pick the ‘Last Finalist.’ After the boys’ poll tallied 33,821 votes, it was White County’s Davin Lightsey who won with 13,069. He joins the boys finalist group. The girls’ poll racked up 6,301 votes, and Union’s Brooke Kennedy won with 2,872 to join the other 3 finalists.
Next up, the BLITZ internal voting panel, made of local sports reporters, former GHSA officials, and select honorary members, will vote on the finalists to determine the Boys and Girls Wrestler of the Year. The voting is done Heisman-style, and will be voted on at the conclusion of all winter sports.
- Sammy Brown – Jefferson SO 220 lb – 34-2 Record | State Champion!
- Davis Dendy – Jefferson SO 145 lb – 39-3 Record | State Champion!
- Davin Lightsey – White County FR 106 lb – 39-15 Record | State 3rd Place
- Hoke Poe-Hogan – Commerce SO 195 lb – 26-0 Record | State Champion!
- Jacob Voyles – Banks County SR 120 lb – 27-1 Record | State Champion!
- Colby Watson – Habersham Central SR 195 lb – 40-6 Record | State Runner-Up!
- Shelby Agacinski – Union County JR 152 lb – 10-3 Record | went 3-2; 5th Place
- Brooke Kennedy – Union County SO 197 lb – 9-2 Record | went 1-2; DNP
- Sidney Sullens – White County SR 152 lb – 27-12 Record | went 3-1; State Runner-Up!
- Ollie Weiland – White County FR 112 lb – 20-17 Record | went 3-2; 4th Place
LAST FINALIST for Boys Results
LAST FINALIST for Girls Results
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