State Wrestling Runner-Up - James Triplett
James Triplett, a senior at Hardaway High School, was the State AAAA 182 lb. weight class Wrestling Runner-up at the GHSA State Wrestling Competition in Atlanta on February 18. James had an outstanding season this year. He went 48-4 with 30 pins. He won the 34th Hardaway Invitational which involved 28 teams, the LaGrange Invitational, the City Championship, Area Championship, and Sectional Championship. His only losses came to previous or eventual state champions with the exception of a loss at Area Duals where he wrestled up a weight class to try and help his team.
Miles Jordan is the Head Wrestling Coach at Hardaway, Kevin Noviello is the Assistant Wrestling Coach and Jeff Battles is the Athletic Director. Matt Bell is the Principal.