WRESTLING: Braves place at SMC Tournament

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ROSMAN – Anthony Toineeta took the championship in the 160lb division and was named a Co-Most Outstanding Wrestler at the Smoky Mountain Conference tournament at Rosman on Saturday, Jan. 28.  Toineeta, who shared the Co-Most Outstanding Wrestler award with Kade Millsaps from Robbinsville, pinned Austin Lovin, Robbinsville, to take the title.

Five other members of the Cherokee Braves wrestling team placed at the event including:

  • Jacob Norton, 106lb, third place
  • Jonah Bernhisel, 113lb, fourth place
  • Seth Sneed, 126lb, third place
  • Jaden Welch, 132lb, third place
  • Jesse Queen, 138lb, second place

Robbinsville won the team title with 244 points followed by Swain Co. 186, Murphy 100, Rosman 81, Cherokee 78.5, Hayesville 64, Hiwassee Dam 36, and Andrews 18.

Champions in each division are as follows:

106: Nathan Brock, Swain Co.

113: Braden Millsaps, Robbinsville

120: Arlus Orr, Robbinsville

126: Kade Millsaps, Robbinsville

132: Kollin Guffey, Robbinsville

138: Justin Stewart, Robbinsville

145: Drake Cable, Robbinsville

152: Chris Miller, Swain Co.

160: Anthony Toineeta, Cherokee

170: Cody Swangim, Rosman

182: Slade McTaggert, Murphy

195: William Paul, Swain Co.

220: Craig Cutshaw, Swain Co.

285: Corbin Wildcatt, Swain Co.

– One Feather staff report