Soddy-Daisy Second In State Wrestling Poll

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

The Soddy-Daisy wrestling team jumped ahead of Cleveland in the latest state wrestling coaches poll. 

Christian Brothers remained in the top spot. 

McCallie, Baylor, Bradley Central and Walker Valley are also in the top twelve.

 

Now in its 21st year, The Poll is primarily a measure of dual meet strength with some consideration to individual tournament strength. Votes are cast by a state-wide panel of high school wrestling coaches and are based on a maximum Power Ranking of 100%.

STATE POLL:

RANK

SCHOOL

POWER

RANKING

LAST WEEK

1

CHRISTIAN BROTHERS

100

1

2

SODDY DAISY

91

3

3

CLEVELAND

83

2

4

FATHER RYAN

73

4

5

WILSON CENTRAL

56

10

6

MCCALLIE

47

5

7

FRANKLIN

46

6

8

HERITAGE

40

7

9

BAYLOR

38

8

10

BRADLEY CENTRAL

36

9

11

WALKER VALLEY

22

11

12

BRENTWOOD

11

12

Others receiving votes: BLACKMAN, COOKVILLE, MONTGOMERY BELL ACADEMY, PIGEON FORGE, SCIENCE HILL



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