Archer Wins Al Miller-Cleveland Duals

Baylor is Second, Cleveland Third

Saturday, December 14, 2013 - by B.B. Branton
CLEVELAND - 12-14-13 -- Undefeated Archer High School (Ga.) showed why it is No. 23 in the nation as the wrestling Tigers went 5-0 to win the Al Miller-Cleveland Duals Saturday. 

The Tigers (15-0) defeated Heritage (Ga.), 71-9, McCallie, 61-15, and Christian Brothers, 62-14, in pool play, followed by a 50-21 triumph against Father Ryan in the semis and Baylor (47-20) in the finals

"We had a good day and this tournament is a good test for us," said Archer coach Tom Beuglas.

Host Cleveland defeated Father Ryan, 37-31, in the third place match as Blue Raider 285-pounder John Gaither registered a pin in the final match to claim the team victory.

"I am proud of our guys as we stepped it up in the Ryan match and found a way to win," said Cleveland coach Jake Yost.

"It's tough to beat a real good team two times in two days (Cleveland beat Ryan, 31-29, Friday night.)''

Yost pointed to the 220 match as Koran Kennedy won Saturday, after losing Friday.

"That was a huge win for us, as Koran lost on Friday but turned it around today."

Cleveland's Chris DeBien (126), Austin Stevison (132) and Ethan West (195) went 5-0 on the day.

Pool Champions

Archer - defeated Heritage (Ga.), McCallie, Christian Brothers

Baylor  -  defeated Gilmer, Thompson, Roswell

Father Ryan - defeated Soddy Daisy, Parkview, Sonoraville

Cleveland - defeated Pope (31-26), Blackman (58-15), Woodstock (66-6)  

Semis -

Baylor defeated Cleveland, 43-20

Archer defeated Father Ryan, 50-21

Championship Match

Archer def. Baylor, 47-20 ... Archer is 15-0 ... Baylor is 5-1

Third Place

Cleveland def. Father Ryan, 37-31

Outstanding Wrestler 

Vinny Artigues, 106 pounds  Archer

 

Archer 47, Baylor 20

106 Vinny Artigues (A) major dec.  Jack Reynolds, 12-4 …  Archer, 4-0

113 – Michael Murphy (Bay) tech fall Gio Fernandez, 16-0 … Baylor, 5-4

120 - Alex Standridge (A) pinned Andy Atchley, 1:25 … Archer, 10-5

126- Angel Diaz (A) pinned Jesus Arceniega,  :54  … Archer 16-5

132 – Greg  Aycox  (A) pinned Caleb Powell, 3:17 … Archer, 22-5

138 - Tate Robinson (Bay) dec.  Sam Bullard, 6-3 … Archer, 22-8

145 -   Trey Rinehart (A) pinned Sergeant Wise, :45 … Archer, 28-8

152 – Tommy Bullard (A) pinned Blake Sutherland,  :49 … Archer, 34-8

160 Bryson Popp (Bay) dec.  Daniel Bullard, 9-7 … Archer, 33-11  (-1 pt from Archer)

170 - Cayman Seagraves (Bay) dec. Garrett Miller, 4-2 … Archer, 33-14

182-Ryan Parker (Bay)  FF  33-20 ... Archer, 33-20

195 – Quinn Miller (A) tech fall Emory Norred, 17-1  ….. Archer, 38-20  

220 – Jacob Lill  (A) dec. John Schmissrauter, 5-3 OT  … Archer, 41-20

285 – MJ Couzan (A) pinned Will Thomas,  :34 … Archer 47-20

First Takedowns: Archer - 106-120-126-132-145-195-220-285, Baylor – 113-138-152-160-170


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