Baylor Maintains Top Spot In Wrestling Poll

Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Now in its 22nd 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:

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RANK

SCHOOL

POWER

RANKING

LAST WEEK

1

BAYLOR

100

1

2

CLEVELAND

92

2

3

FATHER RYAN

83

3

4

WILSON CENTRAL

71

4

5

BRADLEY CENTRAL

65

5

6

SODDY DAISY

64

6

7

MCCALLIE

50

7

8

MONTGOMERY BELL ACADEMY

33

10

9

RAVENWOOD

26

8

10

CHRISTIAN BROTHERS

25

9

11

WALKER VALLEY

23

11

12

BLACKMAN

10

12

Others receiving votes:  BEECH, BRENTWOOD, COOKEVILLE, HALLS, HERITAGE


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