Baylor Tops State Wrestling Poll

Monday, December 15, 2014

The Baylor wrestling team took over the tops state of the state high school wrestling poll.  Cleveland is third, Bradley Central fifth, McCallie sixth and Soddy-Daisy seventh.  

 

Now in its 23rd 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

BAYLOR

100

2

2

FATHER RYAN

92

1

3

CLEVELAND

81

4

4

WILSON CENTRAL

74

3

5

BRADLEY CENTRAL

69

5

6

MCCALLIE

60

6

7

SODDY DAISY

38

7

8

CHRISTIAN BROTHERS

36

9

9

BEECH

33

8

10

MONTGOMERY BELL ACADEMY

32

10

11

HALLS

7

11 (tie)

12

COOKEVILLE

6

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Others receiving votes:  ARLINGTON, BRENTWOOD, PIGEON FORGE, RED BANK, SUMMIT, TULLAHOMA.


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