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Coach John Mask with assistants Dustin Cook (left) and Rod Gaddy (right)

Wrestlers runner-up in regional duals

Staff Report

Tallassee finished second in Friday's Class 5A/Region 2 dual at THS. The Tigers went 3-1 falling to Beauregard 41-33 in the title match.

Victories came against Pike Road (40-39), Beulah (66-12) and Reeltown (60-24). In the win over the Rebels, head coach John Mask recorded his 500th win.

"I have been very blessed over the years with awesome coaches wrestlers and support," said Mask, who is now in his 18th season as head coach with a 500-102 overall record.

Tallassee (23-8) advances to the state duals in Beauregard on Friday. In addition to Tallassee, the Hornets host Region 1 champ St. James and runner-up Brewbaker Tech.