Published On: Fri, Feb 25th, 2011

EBCI Tribal Members heading to State Wrestling Tourney (brackets inside)

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          Three Cherokee High School wrestlers are heading to the N.C. 1-A State Wrestling tournament tomorrow, Saturday, Feb. 26 at the Greensboro Coliseum in Greensboro including:  Colby Yanez (22-6) in the 135lb. division, Will Bird (25-2) in the 189lb. division and Tavi Rivera (39-6) in the 160lb. division. 

          Two EBCI wrestlers will also be in action tomorrow in the 285lb. including 1-A West Regional Champion Christian Crowe (27-2), from Swain High School, and 1-A West Regional Runner-Up Sam Wahnetah (34-7) from Andrews High School. 

N.C. 1-A State Wrestling Championships Brackets

Colby Yanez – 135lb. bracket

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Tavi Rivera – 160lb. bracket

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Will Bird – 189lb. bracket

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Christian Crowe and Sam Wahnetah – 285lb. bracket

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