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Blue Tornado wrestling wins McCallie Invitational

Posted by McCallie Communications and Marketing on December 19, 2017

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The Blue Tornado claimed the team title in the 37th annual McCallie Invitational Wrestling Tournament December 15-16 with 209.5 team points, inching out second-place Woodland (Ga.) which earned 193.5 points.

McCallie won its own tournament for the ninth time since its inception in 1981. The Blue Tornado also claimed titles in 1982, 1984, 1985, 1990, 1991, 1992, 2020, and 2014.

McCallie put three wrestlers into the championship finals, with freshman Alex Whitworth (126) and senior River Henry (285) winning individual titles. Freshman Jack Braman (106) placed second.

For full results, click here.

McCallie Invitational Wrestling Tournament
Dec. 15-16, 2017
McCallie School

McCallie Individual Placers
106 - Jack Braman (second place)
113 - Emory Taylor (third place)
126 - Alex Whitworth (champion)
138 - Mason Hughes (fifth place)
170 - Thomas Sell (third place)
195 - Walker Robinson (sixth place)
285 - River Henry (champion)

Team Standings
1. McCallie 209.5
2. Woodland 193.5
3. North Hall 166
4. Union Grove 155.5
4. West Laurens 155.5
6. Sonoraville 153
7. Soddy Daisy 128
8. Cass 125.5
9. Oak Mountain 120
10. Dalton 110
11. South Forsyth 109.5
12. Hewitt-Trussville 106.5
13. Scottsboro 104.5
14. Carrollton 99
15. West Forsyth 87
16. Lafayette 78
17. Hillcrest 75.5
18. Ridgeland 72
19. Chattooga 71
19. Heritage 71
21. Ringgold 67
22. Armuchee 61.5
23. Northwest Whitfield 59
24. Notre Dame 58
24. Southeast Whitfield 58
26. William Blount 53
27. Peachtree Ridge 52
28. North Jackson 51
29. Lambert 50.5
30. Trion 45
31. Red Bank 28
32. Cane Ridge 26.5
33. Knoxville Central 12

Topics: McCallie School, Athletics, Wrestling

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