BLITZ HOF 2022: Wrestling

WRESTLING

TYLER MARINELLI

Tyler Marinelli was an All-American wrestler at Jefferson, grappling at 138 lbs as a senior. He had 56 career pins, a 121-5 overall record, and won three state championships and four area titles. He won state at 138 pounds as a junior and senior, finishing undefeated as a senior, and captured the state title at 126 pounds as a sophomore. He was runner up at Sophomore Nationals at 126 pounds. Marinelli was ranked 27th nationally at 138 pounds by Wrestling USA Magazine as a junior while with the Dragons. He went on to compete at Gardner-Webb. (527 votes)

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HOF Framed Print (11×17) – Tyler Marinelli

HOF Framed Print (11×17) – Tyler Marinelli

$37.00

SIDNEY SULLENS

Sidney Sullens is the first girls wrestler to win Wrestler of the Year (did it twice) and second to go into the BLITZ HOF. The 152-lb grappler was a one-time state champion and three-time runner-up at White County. She posted an impressive 91-46 record, with many matches against boys. She elevated the girls wrestling scene across north Georgia. (380 votes)

DAWSON BATES

Dawson Bates was as dominant as they come in wrestling. A three-time state champion, including at 132 pounds as a senior, was a four-time state finalist who compiled a 198-5 overall record. He won at 132 a state title as a junior, and at 106 as a freshman. He was runner-up at 113 in his sophomore campaign. His record by season: 42-0 as a senior, 56-1 as a junior, 52-1 as a sophomore, and 48-3 as a freshman. Four of his five losses were in the state tournament. He helped Jefferson to four state titles in traditionals. He went on to wrestle at Appalachian State. (352 votes)

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HOF Framed Print (11×17) – Dawson Bates

HOF Framed Print (11×17) – Dawson Bates

$37.00

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