Thursday, December 5, 2013
- by B.B. Branton
Prep wrestling fans have three matches to choose from tonight in the Cleveland area.
No.1 Cleveland vs. No.5 Soddy Daisy 7 p.m.
The marquee match of the evening is Soddy Daisy at defending state traditional and duals champion Cleveland at 7 p.m. A B-team match is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. and a stand room only crowd is expected.
Top-ranked Cleveland is led by state champions Chris DeBien and Austin Stevison.
No. 6 McCallie & McMinn Co. at No. 7 Bradley Central 6, 7:30 p.m.
It's been 20 years since these two have met in a dual match with the Bears winning the last meeting in the 1994 region duals. The host Bears are 6-1 and finished runner-up at the Archer Duals last week. This is McCallie's season opener and has defending state champs Adam Connell and Nathan Hoodenpyle.
6 p.m. - Bradley Central vs. McMinn Co. (Varsity & B-team)
6:45 p.m. - Bradley-McCallie B-team match
7:30 p.m. - Bradley Cental vs. McCallie
East Ridge at Walker Valley 7 p.m.
Walker Valley finished eighth in the state traditional a year ago and the Pioneers finished 24th.
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