The Varsity team traveled to North Central for the Battle at the Castle Duals Saturday and finished the day 5-0, and took 1st place. Scores of each dual were:
White Knoll 55 Chesterfield 17
White Knoll 65 Buford (#7, 2a) 16
White Knoll 42 Bamberg (#1, 2a) 32
White Knoll 46 North Central (#9, 2a) 27
White Knoll 55 Andrew Jackson (#3, 2a) 18
The teams toughest match came against Bamberg who is ranked #1 in the state for 2a and the Timberwolves had a great team victory against an extremely athletic, tough team 42-32. Key moment in the Dual after a slow start, sophomore Jared Hudson was down early in his bout and in the second period came up with a huge fall over his opponent to kick start a surge from Selwyn Porter, Brantley Rawls, and Cameron drake with back to back to back pins. That was shortly followed by a pin from Thomas Backus that put that match out of reach for Bamberg.
Wrestler of the Day was senior Brantley Rawls who went 5-0 and all his wins were by pin! Selwyn Porter and Thomas Backus both went 5-0 as well.
The team is now 19-8 on the season as they enter region competition.
The wrestling team will host rival Lexington this Wednesday, 1/10! Come support our wrestling team as they take on a solid team and region rival Lexington. Middle School and JV start at 530pm and varsity starts at 7pm Wednesday!