Tigers and Chiefs place second in weekend dual meets

Thu, 12/20/2007 - 10:52am
By: Michael Boylan

The Fayette County High School wrestling team finished second in the Rome Duals this past weekend. The team defeated Sequoyah 48-28, Creekview 53-27, Rome 46-28, Calhoun 62-18.
They lost a close match to Woodland 43-28 in the finals.

Going undefeated for the day, winning all five matches, were Matt McGlory and Patrick Blankenbeker. Winning four out of five matches were Joel Carnow, Austin Vorwald, Jonathan West and Matt Mulski. Others who contributed wins were Sam Law, Brian Tilton, Matt Brown, Akeme Ubom, Cecil Levekl and Donte Tabron.
The team’s next competition will be at the Fayette County Christmas Classic at Fayette County High School on Dec. 28-29.

The McIntosh wrestlers competed in the Tomahawk Duals at North Cobb High School on Saturday and came home with a second place trophy losing in the championship match to Wesleyan 37-34. In getting to the championship round the Chiefs had won four matches; defeating North Cobb 42-24, Paulding County 45-20, North Forsyth 51-27 and Blessed Trinity 35-30. Ten teams competed in the tournament. The Chiefs’ four wins and one loss on the day improved their duals record for the season to 9-1.

The Chiefs we led by Richard Hughes(130) who went a perfect 5 – 0 on the day, including four pins. In his match against Blessed Trinity, Hughes executed a picture perfect ankle pick leading to an inside cradle and a decisive victory by pin.

Co-Captain Carl Scheumann (152) also had a perfect record on the day finishing with four wins and no losses. Trent Shallow (103), Jarrod Chamblee (112), Ricky Oskey (145) and Sean Carney (285) each had four wins and one loss in the tournament. Jacob Worthington (171), Erik Willanzheimer (189), Jessy Toscano (140) and Jim Murrell (130) each finished the day with three wins and one loss.

Also competing and scoring points for McIntosh were Matt Perry (119), Javy Perez (125), Gabby Perez (171), Jake Fountain (152) and Alex Scheumann (160). Sophomores Javy Perez and Fountain as well as Scheumann, a freshman, were competing in their first varsity tournament with Fountain and Scheumann securing their first varsity wins during the day.

The Chiefs are at home on Friday in a Quad Meet against Whitewater, Sandy Creek and Union Grove starting at 4.30 p.m. in the McIntosh Gym.
Starr’s Mill placed 14th in the Tiger Classic in Stockbridge. Kevin O’Brien took first place for the Panthers in 152, while Chris Gordon placed fourth in 285.

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