After a slow start, Butler won a four-way Class AAAA Area 3 wrestling match at Lakeside High on Saturday. The Bulldogs had 224 points, Lakeside 177, Hephzibah 146 and Glenn Hills 70«.
After failing to win any of the four lowest weight-class matches, Butler won eight of the final 10.
The Butler winners were Tony Jenkins (130-pound class), Luis Vasquez (140), Dennis McKelvain (145), Kenny Meyers (152), Conrelius Griffin (160), Brian Kaufman (171), Jonna Lee (189) and Justin Crank (275).
Area 3-AAAAat Lakeside HighButler 224, Lakeside 177,Hephzibah 146, Glenn Hills 70«(Top 4 finishers in eachclass advance to state)
103 pounds-Chris Fonrimayer (Lakeside), Brandon Johnson (Butler), Richard Berry (Hephzibah), Stephen Borawski (Glenn Hills). 112-John Brown (Hephzibah), Mitch Henley (Butler), Eddie Lee (Lakeside), Carlos Martin (Glenn Hills). 119-Jeff Garlington (Lakeside), Jason Whitledge (Hephzibah), Amelia Alston (Glenn Hills), Razell Smart (Butler). 125-Dominques Bonner (Josey), Andrew Clement (Butler), J.P. Dixon (Lakeside), Brandon Wingo (Glenn Hills). 130-Tony Jenkins (Butler), James Redington (Lakeside), Marcus Taylor (Josey), Nick Miller (Hephzibah). 135-Richard Davis (Lakeside), Chris Victoria (Butler), Tim Albino (Hephzibah), Nick Kelly (Glenn Hills). 140-Luis Vasquez (Butler), Chris Neal (Lakeside), Robert Howell (Hephzibah). 145-Dennis McKelvain (Butler), Payton Gunn (Lakeside), Jeff Wells (Hephzibah), Kelvin Andrews (Glenn Hills). 152-Kenny Meyers (Butler), Cody Howard (Lakeside), Jason Davis (Hephzibah). 160-Cornelius Griffin (Butler), Andre Garrington (Hephzibah), Tony Weems (Glenn Hills), Sam Jasinski (Lakeside). 171-Brian Kaufman (Butler), Zack Skinner (Hephzibah), John Simmons (Glenn Hills), Ryan Stratten (Lakeside). 189-Jonna Leg (Butler), Adam Strocker (Hephzibah), Dennis Carmichael (Glenn Hills), Russell Eberle (Lakeside). 215-Blaine Carter (Lakeside), Chris Dunbar (Butler), Johnny Martin (Hephzibah), Will Perdue (Glenn Hills). 275-Justin Crank (Butler), Marcus Brown (Hephzibah), Yaron Holman (Glenn Hills), Tanner Richards (Lakeside).