D-II State Wrestling Semis

Father Ryan Leads Christian Bros

Friday, February 15, 2013 - by B.B. Branton

Franklin - Defending D-II state wrestling champions Father Ryan holds a 2.5 point lead over second place Christian Brothers entering tonight's championship semifinals here at the Williamson County Ag Expo Center.

Championship semifinals for D-I, D-II and the girls invitational will start at 7 p.m. EST

Championship Finals are Saturday at 6 p.m. EST.

Top Five Team Scoring and # of wrestlers in the semifinals

1 Father Ryan ... 118 pts. (11)

2. Christian Brothers ... 115.50 pts. (10)

3. McCallie ... 100.50 pts. (9)

4. Baylor ... 96 pts. (10)

5. MBA ... 74 pts. (3)

5. St. Benedict ... 74 pts. (3)

 

A few of the big semis matches...

106  Addison Cornell (McC) vs. Trey Chalifoux (Ryan)

113  James Westbrooks (Mcc) vs. Kirby Simpson (Ryan)

120 John Santi (Christian Bros) vs. Michael Eckhart (Ryan)

126  Nick Gray (Christian Bros) vs.Nick Standefer (Baylor)

132 Brandon Brunner (Baylor) vs. Mike Akers (Ryan)  (both are state champs)

138 Pierce Olson (BGA) vs. Blake Sutherland (Baylor)

152 Ben Kurtz (St. Benedict) vs. James Simpson (Ryan)

170 Barrett Walthall (Christian Bros) vs. John Hagey (Ryan)

220 Jeremy Brandon (Christian Bros) vs. Morris Equakun (MBA)

285 Drayke Armstrong (Christian Bros) vs. Jashon Robertson (MBA)

285 Casey Cook (McC) vs. Gage Thompson (Knox Webb)

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