Vikings wrestling trounces Mountain Heritage, finishes fourth at Orr Invitational
Jamie Shell / (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Avery wrestling almost pitched a shutout in its dual meet at Mountain Heritage on Tuesday, Jan. 14, defeating the Cougars by a final match score of 76-3.
Blake Johnson set the tone for the Big Red in the match, earning a bout victory by pin at 285 pounds to start the match. The victory over Heritage heavyweight Tyler McFarland was the first for Johnson in six attempts.
“Blake has wrestled McFarland for three years and never beaten him. I was fired up before the match and told Blake he would get us going. His match was intense. When Blake’s arm was raised, I ran out on the mat and hugged him for getting such a huge win, despite getting a coach’s misconduct warning,” Calloway explained. “We just started rolling from that win on and was dominant.”
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