KENNESAW -- Host Harrison fell just short of qualifying for the Class AAAAAA state duals with a third-place finish in the Region 6AAAAAA tournament Saturday.
The Hoyas lost to eventual champion Creekview 58-19 in the semifinals, but they came back to defeat River Ridge in the third-place match.
Harrison, however, ended the day on a sour note with a 43-12 loss to runner-up Sequoyah in the true second-place match. The Chiefs won 12 of the 14 individual matches to claim the win and second place in the region.
Champion Creekview and runner-up Sequoyah advanced to the state duals, which which will be held in Macon beginning Thursday.
River Ridge finished fourth behind Harrison.