PHOTO: Thomas wins seventh-straight wrestling title

Jefferson’s Creed Thomas captured his seventh consecutive Georgia folkstyle wrestling state title on Feb 29 in Perry. Thomas will attend Jefferson High School next year after a prolific run in youth wrestling. In addition to his seven folkstyle championships, Thomas won seven freestyle championships and six Greco state championships. He was also a nine-time national All-American and a five-time triple crown winner. Thomas trains at Teknique Wrestling and is coached by facility owner and Georgia wrestling legend Peter Yates, a two-time Division-I All American.

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