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Troup wrestling team wins title

By Kevin Eckleberry


The Troup Tigers brought home the championship.

Troup’s wrestling team competed in the Hewitt Trussville Duals on Wednesday, and it captured the championship with a 5-0 record.

The tournament was held in Trussville, Ala.

Troup’s wins came against Helena (61-18), Moody (51-21), Thompson (39-33), Oak Mountain (54-24) and Bob Jones (55-24).

Troup’s unbeaten wrestlers were Pearson Strickland, Trevor Upchurch, Chase Seals, Scott Hicks, Quenton Kersey, Byron Butts and Colby Harry.

Troup will return to the mat on Tuesday when it hosts a tri-meet.