Published On: Tue, Jan 22nd, 2013

WRESTLING: McCoy named MOW at tournament

(DENISE WALKINGSTICK/One Feather contributor)

(DENISE WALKINGSTICK/One Feather contributor)

Robbinsville’s Spencer McCoy (shown in photo at left), an EBCI tribal member, was named the Most Outstanding Wrestler at the James Orr Memorial Tournament held in Graham County on Saturday, Jan. 19.  McCoy took first place in the 195lb. division.  With 165 points, Robbinsville beat out nine other teams for the top team in the tournament.

McCoy was recently named tenth in the top 10 sophomore wrestling class (all weight divisions) in the state by  He is ranked second in the 195lb. division.

Swain’s Russell Bigmeat, an EBCI tribal member, took first place in the 132lb. division.