Ricardo Atkinson

Ricardo Aguirre Atkinson (senior at Hillgrove High School).

  • High School:
    • Attends Hillgrove High School, Powder Springs, GA (2014-2018)
    • Began wrestling November, 2014 (9th Grade)
    • Weight Class:
      • 9th -220 lbs.
      • 10th -220 lbs.
      • 11th -220 lbs.
      • 12th -220 lbs.
    • Hillgrove High School’s first male wrestler to earn an All-American status (2015)
  • 12th Grade (2017-2018):
    • 1st at the 2017-2018 Cobb County Championship (Folk-style, 220 lbs.), 3x Cobb County Champion, 3x Placer
    • 1st at the 2017-2018 G.H.S.A. Regional Championship (Folk-style, 220 lbs.), 4x Placer
    • 1st at the 2017-2018 G.H.S.A. Sectionals (Folk-style, 220 lbs.), 2x G.H.S.A. Sectional Champion, 4x Placer
      • 1st in the school History to win 2 Sectional Championship and to do it in consecutive years.
    • 1st at the 2017-2018 G.H.S.A. State Championship (Folk-style, 220 lbs.), 2x G.H.S.A. State placer, 4x State Qualifier
      • 3rd State Champion in the school’s history.
    • 2017-2018 (12th grade) High School Record: 41 wins and 0 losses.
      • 1st in the school’s history to go undefeated.
  • 11th Grade (2016-2017):
    • 1st at the 2016-2017 Cobb County Championship (Folk-style, 220 lbs.), 2x Cobb County Champion, 2x Placer
    • 2nd at the 2016-2017 G.H.S.A. Regional Championship (Folk-style, 220 lbs.), 3x Placer
    • 1st at the 2016-2017 G.H.S.A. Sectionals (Folk-style, 220 lbs.), 3x Placer
    • 2nd at the 2016-2017 G.H.S.A. State Championship (Folk-style, 220 lbs.), 1x G.H.S.A. State placer, 3x State Qualifier
    • 2016-2017 (11th grade) High School Record: 34 wins and 5 losses.
    • 2017 Cobb County Wrestling Association: “All-Cobb County Second Team (220 lbs.)”
    • 2017 Marietta Daily Journal (MDJ): : “All-Cobb County Second Team (220 lbs.)”
  • 10th Grade (2015-2016)
    • 1st at the 2015-2016 Cobb County Championship (Folk-style)
    • 2nd at the 2015-2016 G.H.S.A. Regional Championship (Folk-style), 2x Placer
    • 4th at the 2015-2016 G.H.S.A. Sectionals (Folk-style), 2x Placer
    • Placed 7th/8th at the 2015 G.H.S.A. State Championship (Folk-style, 220 lbs.), 2x State Qualifier
    • 2015-2016 (10th grade) High School Record: 41 wins and 12 losses.
    • 2016 Cobb County Wrestling Association: All-County Second Wrestling Team (220 lbs.)”
    • 2016 Marietta Daily Journal (MDJ): “All-Cobb County Second Team (220 lbs.)”
    •  1st at the 2016 GA Games (FS)
    • 2nd at the 2016 GA Games (GR)
    • 2nd at the 2016 TGA State Tournament (FS)
    • 2016 Team GA (TGA) FS & GS Junior National Team (220 lbs.)
    • 3rd at the 2016 S.E. Regionals (GR)
  • 9th Grade (2014-2015)
    • 4th at the 2014-2015 G.H.S.A. Regional Championship (Folk-style)
    • 6th at the 2014-2015 G.H.S.A. Sectionals (Folk-style)
    • 2015 G.H.S.A. State Qualifier (Folk-style)
    • 2014-2015 (9th grade) High School Record: 24 wins and 29 losses.
    • 2015 Cobb County Wrestling Association: “Honorable Mention All-Cobb County Team (220 lbs.)”
    • 2015 Marietta Daily Journal (MDJ): “Honorable Mention All-County Wrestling Team (220 lbs.)”
    • 1st at the 2015 TGA National Team Qualifier (FS)
    • 1st at the 2015 TGA National Team Qualifier (GR)
    • 2nd at the 2015 S.E. Regionals (GR)
    • 3rd at the 2015 S.E. Regionals (FS)
    • 3rd at the 2015 TGA State Tournament (FS)
    • 1st at the 2015 TGA State Tournament (FS)
    • 2015 Team GA (TGA) FS & GS Cadet National Team (220 lbs.)
    • 4th at the 2015 Cadet Greco-Roman (GR) Nationals
    • Earning an H.S. All-American status (GR)
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