Indians win Classic; 7 co. wrestlers take titles

St. Stephens High School held the 41st Annual Indian Classic wrestling tournament on Saturday. The event is the longest one-day tournament in the entire state of North Carolina.

The Indians captured the team title, edging West Iredell by 10.5 points. Four Indians also captured individual titles, including Blake Rogers (113 pounds), Zach Fincannon (152 pounds), Warren Boyett (170 pounds) and Dillon Lominac (285 pounds).

Other county wrestlers earning titles include Bandys' Camron Crowe (138 pounds), Anthony Christopher (195 pounds) and Zac Whisnant (220 pounds).

For complete results from the 41st event, see below:

Team scores
1. St. Stephens, 180
2. West Iredell, 169.5
3. Glenn, 116.5
4. West Rowan, 99
5. Bandys, 94
6. Bunker Hill, 93
7. West Lincoln, 89
8. RS Central, 86
9. East Burke, 69.5
10. South Iredell, 65
11. North Lincoln, 23

Championship finals
106: Matthew Insogna (South Iredell) dec. Austin Irizzary (Glenn), 4-0
113: Blake Rogers (St. Stephens) pin Thomas Current (West Rowan)
120: Sean Papazis (West Iredell) pin D.J. Bradley (RS Central)
126: Logan Pavia (West Iredell) pin Zack Berkey (St. Stephens)
132: Payton Shuford (West Iredell) pin Cody Dobbins (Bunker Hill)
138: Camron Crowe (Bandys) dec. Logan Quinney (Bunker Hill), 9-3
145: Cary Shields (Glenn) dec. Dillion Lambert (West Iredell), 8-1
152: Zach Fincannon (St. Stephens) pin Chris Deal (Bunker Hill)
160: Jared Nicholson (West Iredell) dec. Marvin Gaither (East Burke), 8-5
170: Warren Boyett (St. Stephens) dec. Wood Poteat (West Rowan), 5-3
182: Jacob Prestwood (East Burke) maj. dec. Jeff Tuckey (Bandys), 10-1
195: Anthony Christopher (Bandys) pin Jacob Tomlin (West Rowan)
220: Zac Whisnant (Bandys) pin Kaleb Hines (R-S Central)
285: Dillon Lominac (St. Stephens) pin DeAnthony Lewis (Glenn)

Consolation finals
106: Dale Morris (West Lincoln) dec. Clay Bodenheimer (West Iredell), 2-0
113: Harley Morrison (West Lincoln) pin Travis Allen (Glenn)
120: Dakota Griffith (St. Stephens) in Hunter Carpenter, West Lincoln
126: Zach Hubbard (South Iredell) dec. Dakota Goodson (West Rowan), 8-6
132: Colin Cope (R-S Central) pin Phillip Helderlein (South Iredell)
138: Dustin McNeer (Glenn) dec. David Velazquez (St. Stephens), 7-6
145: Clay Alguire (West Lincoln) tech. fall Josh Moore (Bunker Hill), 17-2
152: Jordan Jarrell (Glenn) inj. def. Seth Bridgeman (West Iredell)
160: Cody Eggers (West Rowan) dec. Austin Tucker (Glenn), 6-5
170: Josh Sparks (East Burke) dec. Michael McSwain (West Lincoln), 8-6
182: Dustin Ervin (West Rowan) pin Cody Yelton (St. Stephens)
195: Mack George (West Lincoln) dec. Wayne Heath (West Iredell), 7-3
220: Corey Cramer (St. Stephens) dec. Kyle Guins (Bunker Hill), 5-3
285: Hunter Edwards (R-S Central) no match Joshua Goard (South Iredell)