Published On: Wed, Feb 20th, 2013

WRESTLING: Tribal members to compete at 1A West Regionals

The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians will be well represented at the 1A West Regionals Wrestling Championships at Hendersonville High School on Feb. 22-23.  A total of eight wrestlers from Cherokee High School, as well as two EBCI tribal members from other schools are set to compete.  Wrestling will start on Friday at 5:30pm and on Saturday at 8am. 

For Cherokee High School, wrestlers have earned the following seedings:

  • 106lb., Michael George (28-6), 4th seed
  • 113lb., Ethan Swearengin (24-13), 6th seed
  • 126lb., Levi Swearengin  (39-6), 3rd seed
  • 145lb., Jaron Bradley (31-12), 6th seed
  • 160lb., Tavi Rivera (32-1), 1st seed
  • 170lb., Dorian Walkingstick (26-7), 2nd seed
  • 220lb., Raymond Taylor (16-9), 8th seed
  • 285lb., Michael Montelongo (33-6), 2nd seed

Other EBCI wrestlers include:

  • 195lb., Spencer McCoy (34-4), Robbinsville, 1st seed
  • 285lb., Jacob Wildcatt (13-4), Swain, 5th seed