Waddell, Milner win at ‘Classic’
Local wrestling standouts Koby Milner (left) of Pickens and Gilmer’s Matthew Waddell traveled to the University of Pittsburgh March 25 with Team Georgia for the 44th annual Pittsburgh Wrestling Classic. The all-star event pitted Peach State grapplers against those from Western Pennsylvania, and Georgia lost, 29-18. Waddell defeated Matt McGillick of Penn-Trafford, 2-1. Milner won his match over Belle Vernon’s Jacob Dunlap, 2-0. Both Waddell and Milner are pictured with the Triple Crown Award for winning folkstyle, freestyle and Greco-Roman state championships in 2016.