Published On: Thu, Dec 17th, 2009
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Cherokee wrestlers take 2nd in Lexington tournament

 SUBMITTED BY KATHY LITTLEJOHN

LEXINGTON – Six North Carolina high school wrestling teams met in Lexington on Saturday, Dec. 12. Cherokee High School varsity came home with a second place trophy and several top place winners. 

The six schools competing included: Rosman, Thomasville, North Lincoln, West Rowan, Forestview, Cherokee and East Burke.

The CHS varsity wrestling team took 2nd place at a meet in Lexington, NC on Saturday, Dec. 12.  (Photo courtesy of Kathy Littlejohn)

The CHS varsity wrestling team took 2nd place at a meet in Lexington, NC on Saturday, Dec. 12. (Photo courtesy of Kathy Littlejohn)

Wrestling for Cherokee were: Michael Montelongo ( 1 win) Will Gator Bird (4w,1L) Sam Wahnetah (1L,1W) Grace Bird (1L,1W by Forfeit), Jessica McCoy (1L, 1W by forfeit), Kayla Bigmeat (1L,), Billy Brady(2W, 2L) John Roper (3W,1L) Justice Littlejohn (4W,1L) Ed “Hawk” French(1W,1L) Christian Crowe(4W), Tavia Riveria (4W), Justin Parris(2L,1W), Stephan Gammon (1L, 1W), Spirit Lossiah(2L), James Wilnoty (1W, 1L) , Derrick Taylor(3L),Buddy Arch(2W) Michael Wolnoty(3W,1L) Arron Fritts (1L,2W), and  Robert Washington(1L,3W).

Christian Crowe shows off his 1st place medal.

Christian Crowe and Tavi Rivera both took 1st place in their division and Gator Bird, John Roper, Robert Washington, and Justice Littlejohn all won 2nd place in their division.

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