Published On: Wed, Dec 9th, 2009
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Cherokee takes 6th at Swiss Bear Tournament; defeats Asheville School and Christ School in other meet

 Submitted by Kathy Littlejohn

Tavi Rivera wrestles in the 152lb. weight class at the Swiss Bear Wrestling Tournament in New Bern, NC where Cherokee High School took 6th place overall.  (Photo courtesy of Kathy Littlejohn - One Feather contributor)

Tavi Rivera wrestles in the 152lb. weight class at the Swiss Bear Wrestling Tournament in New Bern, NC where Cherokee High School took 6th place overall. (Photo courtesy of Kathy Littlejohn - One Feather contributor)

Ten wrestlers and Coaches Walkingstick, Patterson and Roper from Cherokee High School traveled to New Bern High School on Saturday, Dec. 5 for the Swiss Bear Tournament and came in sixth place out of the ten schools competing.                                 

Heavyweight Christian Crowe took first place in the heavy weight category and Will (Gator) Bird took third in the 189 class.

                Full results, courtesy of NWCA include: 

103: McKinney, Matthew (Croatan High School)  FALL Bigmeat, Kayla(Cherokee High School)  –

103: Bigmeat, Kayla (Cherokee High School)  FALL Wilkins, Marshal(Dixon High School)  –

103: Best, Brian (New Bern High School)  DEC Bigmeat, Kayla(Cherokee High School)  –

119: Wheeler, Chris (New Bern High School)  FALL Brady, Billy(Cherokee High School)  –

119: Brady, Billy (Cherokee High School)  FALL McNeely, Shawn(Pamlico County High School) 

119: Archer, Nigel (Havelock High School)  FALL Brady, Billy(Cherokee High School)  –

125: Wilnoty, Michael (Cherokee High School)  FALL Jones, Ta’quan(JH Rose High School)  –

125: Holleman, Christian (Havelock High School)  TF Wilnoty, Michael(Cherokee High School)  –

125: Lewis, Anthony (New Bern High School)  DEC Wilnoty, Michael(Cherokee High School)  –

135: Edwards, Brady (JH Rose High School)  FALL Fritz, Aaron(Cherokee High School)  –

135: Williams, Joey (Dixon High School)  FALL Fritz, Aaron(Cherokee High School)  –

152: Rivera, Tavi (Cherokee High School)  FALL Toler, Isaac(Croatan High School)  –

152: Smith, Kyle (Northside (Jax) High School)  FALL Rivera, Tavi(Cherokee High School)  –

152: Rivera, Tavi (Cherokee High School)  Def Connell, Cory(New Bern High School)  –

152: Lamb, David (Dixon High School)  DEC Rivera, Tavi(Cherokee High School)  –

160: Gainey, DonDre’ (Northside (Jax) High School)  FALL Wright, Corbin(Cherokee High School) 

160: Wright, Corbin (Cherokee High School)  FALL Williams, Russell(Pamlico County High School) 

160: Scales, Josh (JH Rose High School)  FALL Wright, Corbin(Cherokee High School)  –

171: Bridges, Garrett (Croatan High School)  FALL McCoy, Jessica(Cherokee High School)  –

171: Roberts, Damon (Pamlico County High School)  FALL McCoy, Jessica(Cherokee High School) 

189: Bird, Will (Cherokee High School)  FALL Sapp, Jason(Dixon High School)  –

189: Rasberry, Devonte (JH Rose High School)  DEC Bird, Will(Cherokee High School)  –

189: Bird, Will (Cherokee High School)  DEC Deoliveira, Eric(Pamlico County High School)  –

189: Bird, Will (Cherokee High School)  DEC Humphrey, Greg(New Bern High School)  –

215: Grist, Anthony (New Bern High School)  FALL Littlejohn, Justice(Cherokee High School)  –

215: Gordon, Lars (Dixon High School)  FALL Littlejohn, Justice(Cherokee High School)  –

285: Crowe, Christian (Cherokee High School)  FALL Daniels, Nate(Pamlico County High School) 

285: Crowe, Christian (Cherokee High School)  FALL Waters, Chris(New Bern High School)  –

285: Crowe, Christian (Cherokee High School)  FALL Hudgens, Josh(Croatan High School)  –

                 On Tuesday, Dec. 8, Cherokee took on Asheville School and Christ School.  Cherokee defeated Asheville School 48-36 and defeated Christ School 60-24.  Following are full results, courtesy of NWCA: 

Cherokee 48 Asheville School 36

103: Bigmeat, Kayla (Cherokee High School)  For (Asheville School)  –

112: Han Wen Chen (Asheville School)  FALL Paris, Justin(Cherokee High School)  –

119: Ryan Daniels (Asheville School)  FALL Brady, Billy(Cherokee High School)  –

125: Taylor, Derrick (Cherokee High School)  FALL Mitchell Muir(Asheville School)  –

130: Fritz, Aaron (Cherokee High School)  For (Asheville School)  –

135: Won Jun Kim (Asheville School)  For (Cherokee High School)  –

140: Anam Abdul (Asheville School)  For (Cherokee High School)  –

145: Sanai Meles (Asheville School)  For (Cherokee High School)  –

152: Washington, Robert (Cherokee High School)  FALL Sameer Hirezi(Asheville School)  –

160: Philip Stone (Asheville School)  FALL Wright, Corbin(Cherokee High School)  –

171: Roper, John (Cherokee High School)  FALL Parker White(Asheville School)  –

189: Bird, Will (Cherokee High School)  FALL Ben Willis(Asheville School)  –

215: Littlejohn, Justice (Cherokee High School)  For (Asheville School)  –

 Cherokee 60 Christ School 24

103: Bigmeat, Kayla (Cherokee High School)  For (Christ School)  –

112: Paris, Justin (Cherokee High School)  For (Christ School)  –

119: Brady, Billy (Cherokee High School)  FALL Miller Robinson(Christ School)  –

125: Taylor, Derrick (Cherokee High School)  FALL Stuart Mason(Christ School)  –

130: Tripp Mann (Christ School)  FALL Fritz, Aaron(Cherokee High School)  –

135: Jon Meidel (Christ School)  For (Cherokee High School)  –

140: Frost Parker (Christ School)  For (Cherokee High School)  –

145: Landon Henry (Christ School)  For (Cherokee High School)  –

152: Washington, Robert (Cherokee High School)  For (Christ School)  –

160: Rivera, Tavi (Cherokee High School)  FALL Luke Ball(Christ School)  –

171: Roper, John (Cherokee High School)  FALL Alston Lanier(Christ School)  –

189: Bird, Will (Cherokee High School)  For (Christ School)  –

215: Littlejohn, Justice (Cherokee High School)  FALL Zev Goodman(Christ School)  –

285: Crowe, Christian (Cherokee High School)  For (Christ School)  –

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