Alpharetta’s Nick Markus participated in the three day long GHSA state wrestling Championships in Macon February 9th-11th and came away as the 220 pound AAAAAA State Champion.
Nick won two matches on Thursday with wins over Valdosta High School’s Dominique Harrell with a pin in the 2nd period and Grovetown’s Greggory Rogers by a 1-0 win in regulation.
Friday in the semifinals Markus wrestled Dalton Elliot of Northgate (35-7) and won by a 1-0 decision.
In the finals Nick wrestled Malcom Spencer (39-11) of Allatoona in a rematch of the sectionals final, Markus came away with 3-1 win in regulation.
Nick finishes the season with a 36-2 record with head to head wins over the top four 220 pound wrestlers in the state.