The South Paulding Spartan Wrestling team traveled to Rockmart High school on Tuesday to meet the Yellow Jackets and the Pepperell High School Dragons on the mat. The Spartans came out red hot in the first dual event of the 2020-2021 wrestling season with big wins over both programs.
In their first matchup, the Spartans took on the Pepperell Dragons. The Spartans dominated their way to a 60-18 victory over the Dragons. After a quick bye round, the Spartans then competed against a very tough Rockmart opponent where they were able to secure a 46-30 victory in their matchup.
The highlight of the night came when Spartan Wrestler and 2x Defending State Champion, Jacob Seymour, bumped up a weight class and secured a pin over Winters of Rockmart who finished 4th at at last years State Tournament.
The Spartans will travel to the Buford Takedown Invitational this Saturday for a tough Individual tournament.