Varsity Wrestling · Boys Varsity Wrestling finishes 3rd place at Pickens Dual


  Place Points
Pickens High School 1st 66
Cedartown High School 2nd 51
River Ridge High School 3rd 19

Wrestling traveled to Pickens for a tri with Pickens and Cedartown. The Knights faced the Bulldogs of Cedartown first and fell 51-19. Freshman Jake Piccirilli picked up a 14-6 major decision over Cedartown’s Zenga at 132. Senior Alex Hewgley collected another pin in the 1st period over Kertpatrick of Cedartown at 138. Freshman Ishmaaeel Abdhur-Rahmaan took a forfeit at 182 to gain 6 points for the Knights. Freshman Camden Cochran picked up a 9-2 decision over Cedartown’s Chambers at 285.

The Knights would face Pickens in the last match of the evening and fall to them 66-13. Freshman Jake Piccirilli picked up an 8-4 decision over Pickens Davis at 132. Senior Alex Hewgley picked up a 16-3 major decision over Pickens 138. Junior Ryan Loyd would take a forfeit at 145 to secure 6 points for the Knights.

The Knights Wrestling has the upcoming weekend off and will travel back to Pickens for the Burnt Mountain Classic which is a 2 day 21 team individual tournament.