Skip to main content

Red Devils, Tigers in dual playoff action Thursday

February 13, 2013

(Photo courtesy of Kelli Shuffler)

The third and fourth rounds of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) dual team wrestling playoffs are Thursday with two Catawba County teams in action.

Newton-Conover (40-5) is the only county team home tonight, hosting a trio of teams, including Thomasville (36-3), Owen (16-14) and Piedmont (31-5).

The Red Devils have been eliminated in each of the past three seasons by Piedmont, including a gut-wrenching 35-31 defeat last February that went down to the seventh criteria tiebreaker.

Fred T. Foard (36-2) is the other county team in action tonight, traveling to Southwest Randolph High School. The Tigers compete against Ashbrook (23-6) with the winner facing either Robinson (27-6) or Southwest Randolph (42-2).

The Tigers were knocked out of last year's 3A duals by Southwest Randolph, 33-32, after the Cougars earned a late pin and Foard had a point deducted for misconduct.

NCHSAA dual team playoff schedule

2A dual team playoffs (at Newton-Conover H.S.)
Newton-Conover (40-5) vs. Thomasville (36-3)
Piedmont (31-5) vs. Owen (16-14)

3A dual team playoffs (at SW Randolph H.S.)
Fred T. Foard (36-2) vs. Ashbrook (23-6)
Robinson (27-6) vs. SW Randolph (42-2)

View more articles in:
Madi Story went out a winner Monday night during the North Carolina Coaches Association East-West...
In a game that included five ejections, the Catawba County Hornets defeated the rival Carolina...
A native of the state of Washington, Marvin Williams is returning to his North Carolina roots. The...

 

Premium Drupal Themes by Adaptivethemes