Cleveland Second In State Wrestling Poll

Monday, January 21, 2013

The Cleveland Blue Raider wrestling team maintained its second spot in the state wrestling poll this week.

Cleveland is second to Christian Brothers.

Soddy-Daisy dropped from third to fourth.

McCallie is fifth and Baylor sixth. 

Bradley Central is ninth and Walker Valley tenth.

Now in its 21st year, The Poll is primarily a measure of dual meet strength with some consideration to individual tournament strength. Votes are cast by a state-wide panel of high school wrestling coaches and are based on a maximum Power Ranking of 100%.

 

STATE POLL:

 

RANK

SCHOOL

POWER

RANKING

LAST WEEK

1

CHRISTIAN BROTHERS

100

1

2

CLEVELAND

90

2

3

FATHER RYAN

84

4

4

SODDY DAISY

72

3

5

MCCALLIE

63

5

6

BAYLOR

58

8

7

WILSON CENTRAL

53

6

8

HERITAGE

45

7

9

BRADLEY CENTRAL

30

9

10

WALKER VALLEY

24

10

11

MONTGOMERY BELL ACADEMY

13

12

12 (tie)

BLACKMAN

9

11

12 (tie)

RAVENWOOD

9

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Others receiving votes: BRENTWOOD, FRANKLIN, PIGEON FORGE


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