Northside senior John Jones won the 120-pound weight class during the 2019 Georgia High School Association wrestling championships at the Macon Coliseum. It’s the first wrestling state title in Northside’s 17-year history.
Northside senior John Jones won the 120-pound weight class during the 2019 Georgia High School Association wrestling championships at the Macon Coliseum. It’s the first wrestling state title in Northside’s 17-year history. Courtesy of Kianna Jackson
Northside senior John Jones won the 120-pound weight class during the 2019 Georgia High School Association wrestling championships at the Macon Coliseum. It’s the first wrestling state title in Northside’s 17-year history. Courtesy of Kianna Jackson

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