Trio of Prep Wrestling Tourneys This Weekend

Hixson, McCallie and CCS Host

Friday, December 21, 2012 - by B.B. Branton

Wrestling fans have a good choice of prep tournaments this weekend as Hixson (Vandergriff Duals) as a one day duals tournament today while McCallie (Fri.-Sat.) and Chattanoog Christian (Sat.) host traditional tournaments.

Hixson Duals (Friday): The host Wildcats are the defending champs, while No.11 Walker Valley, Clarksville and Georgia A state champs Gordon Lee should be the strongest opponents.

10 a.m. - start of pool play ... 7 p.m. - championship finals

 Pool A: Hixson, Alcoa, Eagleville, East Hamilton, Gordon Lee

Pool B: Walker Valley, Chattanooga Central, Clarksville, Stone Memorial, Signal Mountain

McCallie Invitational (Fri.-Sat.): The 32nd annual two-day event hosted by the Blue Tornado has a strong field led by defending Tennessee state duals and traditional champs Soddy Daisy, Cleveland (2011 Tennessee state traditional champs) and Archer (Ga.).

Friday: 4:30 p.m. - First Round ... 7 p.m. - Quarterfinals

Saturday: 11 a.m. - Championship Semis ... 3:30 p.m. - Finals for 1st, 3rd, 5th places

Charger Invitational (Saturday): Chattanooga Christian is the host of this one day traditional tourney which started at City High School, then moved to Lookout Valley and is now at CCS.

McMinn County is the defending champion.

wrestling starts at 9 a.m. ... finals are at 3:30 p.m. (approx. time)

 

contact B.B. Branton at william.branton@comcast.net 

 


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