Calvary Day Wrestlers Place Six at Sectionals, Five Pin Top Six Spots at States

By Special to the Prep Sports Report | February 24, 2024

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Six wrestlers from Calvary Day School, including two freshmen, made it to the semifinals of the Georgia High School Class 3A-B sectional tournament held on February 10, 2024. All the Cavaliers placed in the top five of their respective weight class, demonstrating the program's progress under the guidance of first-year head coach Brooks Climmons. 

The GHSA Class 3A-B Sectionals Results -

175 pounds — 1st place, Brogan Flannigan, sr.

190 pounds — 2nd place, Davis Richardson, fr.

120 pounds — 2nd place, Kaidan Holloway, jr.

285 pounds — 3rd place, Chipper Creager, sr.

 157 pounds — 3rd place, Brexton Bell, fr.

126 pounds — 4th place, Maddox Vasquez, Calvary Day

GHSA Traditional State Championships

Calvary Day School wrestlers advanced to the traditional wrestling championship. Out of those six, five reached the podium.

Senior Brogan Flannigan grasped the program's first-ever sectional championship in the 175-pound weight class. He went on to place 3rd at the GHSA traditional State Championships. Four wrestlers out of six who placed at sectionals advanced to the semifinals, a notable achievement. 

Among the placers were Brexton Bell (157 pounds) and Flannigan, who finished third in their respective weight classes after falling in overtime and the final ten seconds of the third period, respectively. Kaiden Holloway (120 pounds) and Chipper Creager (285 pounds) took fifth place in their weight classes, and Davis Richardson (190 pounds) placed 6th.

GHSA Traditional Championship Results

157 pounds: 3rd place - Brexton Bell, (26-7), fr.

175 pounds: 3rd place - Brogan Flannigan, (47-6), sr.

120 pounds: 4th place - Kaidan Holloway, (38-11), jr. 

285 pounds: 5th place - Chipper Creager, (46-9), sr.

190 pounds: 6th place - Davis Richardson, (41-10), fr.


This season, the wrestling team has shown a vast improvement compared to last year, when they only finished with three wrestlers. Under the guidance of Climmons in his first year at the helm, the team grew to 24 wrestlers and achieved a seventh-place team finish at sectionals.


PHOTO Credit: Calvary Day School Athletics social media pages

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