Sunday, January 23, 2011
The final day of wrestling action in Cobb's premier wrestling event
Pope High School took team award honors at the 2011 US Army Cobb County Invitational wrestling meet on Saturday. Here are the final team standings: 1. Pope 209.5 2. Kell 153 3. Harrison 144 4. Marietta 125.5 5. Kennesaw Mountain 117 6. Walton 114 7. Hillgrove 112 8. Wheeler 112 9. Allatoona 111.0 10. Sprayberry 111 11. McEachern 105.5 12. Lassiter 93.5 13. North Cobb 34 14. Osborne 30 15. Pebblebrook 26 16. Campbell 25 17. South Cobb 14 Here are each of the individual winners and 2011 Cobb County champions. They are separated by weight class.
Kennesaw Mountain takes fifth place and Rivera impresses the field.
Kennesaw Mountain’s Christopher Murdock and Jonatan Rivera captured titles to help the Mustangs grab fifth place Saturday in the U.S. Army Cobb County Invitational at Sprayberry High School. By a vote of the coaches, Rivera was named the tournament’s Most Outstanding Wrestler. Rivera completed a 4-0 run through the tournament with a technical fall over Pope’s Billy Meek (26-5) in the 152-pound class. The match was stopped when Rivera, now 41-3, pulled ahead 19-4 with nine seconds left in regulation. He was dominant throughout the tournament, registering two pins and two technical falls. After a scoreless first period, Murdock pulled away late to beat Harrison’s Deuce White 8-4 in the 125-pound final. A third-place state finisher last year…
Harrison finishes in third place and sees individual success at the Cobb County Championships.
Harrison’s Hoyas batted .750 in Saturday’s championship finals of the U.S. Army Cobb County Invitational at Sprayberry High School, capturing championships in three of the four weight classes in which they were entered. In the 130-pound match that was halted numerous times due to a persistent bloody nose by McEachern’s Jordano Figueroa, Hoya Will Mifflin kept his concentration and emerged with a 3-1 decision to run his season’s record to 31-6. At 135, Anthony Fiacco, a county runnerup last year, pinned Wheeler’s Wysmark Chaves in 2:30 to improve his record to 37-4. Hoya 285-pounder Jake Shumpert survived an early scare in which Kell’s Jordan Chambers took him down forcefully and appeared to have a chance at pinning before officials ruled …
Saturday, January 22, 2011
Wrestling meet at Sprayberry draws high school athletes from all over Cobb County
Wrestling representatives from high schools all over Cobb County competed Friday at Sprayberry High School in the 2011 US Army Cobb County Invitational wrestling meet. The meet continues on Saturday with the semi-final and final matches.
Early action at the Cobb County Wrestling Championships.
Day 1 action at the 2011 U.S. Army Cobb County Invitational at Sprayberry High School. There were 17 Cobb County wrestling programs represented.