Walker Valley Wrestlers Whip Rhea Co., Cumberland Co. In Duals

Austin Gregory, Ryan Hager Lead Wins With Pair Of Pins

Saturday, January 19, 2013 - by Special To The Chattanoogan.com

EVENSVILLE -- Walker Valley picked up a couple of easy wins here at Rhea County High School Saturday in a Day of Duals.

The Mustangs had a 78-6 victory over Cumberland County and then a 77-6 win over Rhea County.

Austin Gregory, Ryan Hager, Micah Langford, Chazz Fulford, Zack Miller, Samuel Dworak and Logan Smith all had pins in the win over the Jets with Langford getting the quickest in 21 seconds.

Arrie Bramlett, Lawrence Cotton, Chase Gregory, Ric Kennett, Drake Haney, Gregory and Hager all had pins in the romp over the Golden Eagles.

  Haney's 23-second fall was the quickest against Rhea County.

Walker Valley will host arch-rival Cleveland in a key dual meet on Wednesday with the winner facing Bradley and the loser taking on Soddy Daisy in the Region Duals at Cleveland on Thursday.

WALKER VALLEY 77, RHEA COUNTY 6

(Match started at 126 Pounds)

106 -- Drake Haney (WV) pinned Kristin Simmons, :23;

113 -- Logan Smith (WV) won by forfeit;

120 -- Braxton Brewer (WV) won by forfeit;

126 -- Arrie Bramlett (WV) pinned Brayden Robinson, 1:51;

132 -- Austin Gregory (WV) pinned Vance Ives, :43;

138 -- Caleb Langford (WV) won by forfeit;

145 -- Lawrence Cotton (WV) pinned Kevin Hood, :34;

152 -- Ryan Hager (WV) pinned Jacob Reed, 1:04;

160 -- Micah Langford (WV) won by technical fall over Krischan Goins, 3:33;

170 -- Chase Gregory (WV) pinned Brandon Crowe, 2:45;

182 -- Chazz Fulford (WV) won by forfeit;

195 -- Ric Kennett (WV) pinned Jacob Gardenhire, 1:01;

220 -- Zack Miller (WV) won by forfeit;

285 -- Daniel Cochran (RC) pinned Samuel Dworak, 2:36.

WALKER VALLEY 78. CUMBERLAND COUNTY 6

(Match started at 120 Pounds)

106 -- Drake Haney (WV) won by forfeit;

113 -- Logan Smith (WV) pinned Shawn Ansell, 3:53;

120 -- Braxton Brewer (WV) won by forfeit;

126 -- Shawn Foster (CC) pinned Arrie Bramlett, 4:33;

132 -- Austin Gregory (WV) pinned Kendall Payne, 1:00;

138 -- Caleb Langford (WV) won by forfeit;

145 -- Lawrence Cotton (WV) won by forfeit;

152 -- Ryan Hager (WV) pinned Austin Hackerman, :47;

160 -- Micah Langford (WV) pinned Dalton Davis, :21;

170 -- Chase Gregory (WV) won by forfeit;

182 -- Chazz Fulford (WV) pinned Samuel Pugh, 1:13;

195 -- Ric Kennett (WV) won by forfeit;

220 -- Zack Miller (WV) pinned David Scavo, 2:41;

285 -- Samuel Dworak (WV) pinned Timmy Billings, :47.

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