Fort Mill’s George Mandon wrestles his opponent from Byrnes during the first round of the 5A state playoffs.

DUNCAN – Despite purposely forfeiting two matches for strategic purpose, Fort Mill nearly pulled off an upset of No. 2 ranked Byrnes in the first round of the 5A state dual playoffs Saturday.

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Mac Banks

Mac Banks is a 21-year newspaper veteran, working mostly for the Rock Hill Herald/Fort Mill Times as well as the Aiken Standard and the Lancaster News. He has won more than 60 awards from the S.C. Press...