A group of seven Elbert County veterans and one rookie punched their tickets to state last weekend.
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The Mat Devils closed out their last regular season tournament as runners-up ahead of the Area 4 Traditional meet this weekend in Social Circle.
Elbert beat two region opponents by a combined 51 points last week.
The Mat Devils finished runners-up in the Area 4-AA Duals Jan. 10 and punched their tickets to the 2017 Team Dual Championships Jan. 12-14 in the Macon Centreplex.
Elbert played three nearly perfect quarters against Athens Academy last week.