Wolverine wrestlers test mettle in Blue Ridge Battle
Published 2:58 pm Monday, March 20, 2023
Members of Wolverine Wrestling Club took part Saturday and Sunday in The Blue Ridge Battle wrestling tourmanent in Hendersonville.
Team members competed in both the individual tournament and a six-team dual match tournament for high school-age teams. The WWC high school team placed third in Sunday’s dual event, falling 36-15 to Smoky Mountain Wrestling Club and 48-12 to Hendersonville Wrestling Club but scoring a 34-15 win over Blue Devil Wrestling Club.
Hendersonville swept the competition to win the dual title.
In individual competition, Efrain Rivera scored the lone first place for local wrestlers with a win in the Middle School 98 class. Wolverine wrestlers did claim a number of podium finishes, though, including five second-place efforts.
Several Wolverine Wrestling Club members will travel Friday to compete in the Demon Style Duals in Winston-Salem.