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TOM’s High School Wrestling Weekend Recap – Jan. 24th, 2017

Anthony Montalvo of Buchanan

The annual St. Eds/St. Paris-Graham showdown and a couple of major events out west are the subject of this week's high school wrestling recap. St. Edward Still the King of Ohio St. Paris, Ohio. – The St. Edward wrestling team earned a tough, 30-26, win over St. Paris-Graham for their first victory over their rivals in five years. Late-week injuries ...

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TOM’s High School Wrestling Team of the Week – Jan. 23rd, 2017

Wasatch (UT)

The Rockwell Rumble tournament is regarded by many in Utah as the sturdiest in the state. Schools from all divisions gather at the Utah Valley UCCU Events Center to challenge for the coveted team title every year. The Wasps of Wasatch High won this year’s tournament with 239.5 points to outdistance Division 5A power Pleasant Grove, who tallied 188 points. ...

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TOM’s High School Wrestler of the Week – Jan. 23rd, 2017

AJ Ferrari - Allen, TX

TOM’s high school wrestler of the week is freshman A.J. Ferrari of Allen High. The grappler from the Lone Star State improved to 30-1 on the season after winning the 2017 Jay Hancock Invitational in Oklahoma, over 2015 Fargo Freestyle Champion Jaryn Curry of Choctaw, 3-2. This was a rematch of the Reno Tournament of Champions quarter-final between the two, ...

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Battle in the Buckeye State: #3 St. Edward to Dual #5 St. Paris Graham Saturday

St. Eds vs. SPG

Two of the most successful teams in the Buckeye state are scheduled to meet-up this Saturday at Graham High School in St. Paris, Ohio, at 7 pm. Third-ranked St. Edward is the favorite to win their 31st overall individual state championship in Division I, while fifth-ranked St. Paris Graham is likely to take home their 19th in Division II and ...

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TOM’s National High School Team Rankings – Jan. 19th, 2017

TOM National Highschool Team Rankings

Despite taking their first loss of the season from the Blue Knights of Wyoming Seminary (PA), 31-27, on Friday night, Blair Academy remains on top of the rankings. Blair has been solid all season long. Their body of work is still worthy of the top spot despite the loss. The absence of Ironman runner-up Andrew Merola at 160 should also ...

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TOM’s High School Team of the Week – Jan. 16th, 2017

Nazareth HS, PA

Pennsylvania class AAA power Nazareth High was successful this past weekend in claiming its fifth National High School Division championship at the Virginia Duals with a tough 34-28 win over South Dade (FL). The Blue Eagles, 11-0 overall, were tied at 28 with South Dade after 12 bouts, but sophomore Sean Pierson defeated Junior Greco All-American Elijah Verona, 3-2, at ...

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No. 10 Wyoming Seminary Edges No. 1 Blair Academy, 31-27

Blair vs Wyoming Seminary

Kingston, PA. – In a showdown of the best two teams in the National Prep division, No. 10 Wyoming Seminary was successful in edging the number one team in the nation, Blair Academy, despite winning just six matches. Bonus points were the key as Wyoming Seminary scored three falls and won by injury default at 113. The dual-meet started at ...

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TOM National High School Wrestling Team Rankings – Jan. 13th, 2017

TOM National Highschool Team Rankings

Blair Academy (Blairstown, NJ) won the Geary Invitational in Oklahoma with five individual champions and scored 171 points. The event featured Oklahoma powers No. 12 Tuttle, No. 17 Sand Springs, and No. 18 Choctaw. Buchanan (Clovis, CA) acquired their first Doc Buchanan tournament by claiming four individual championships. Four nationally ranked teams were in attendance attempting to win the coveted ...

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2017 Five Counties High School Wrestling Tournament Preview

Jaden Enriquez - Mission Oaks

Photo Courtesy of John Sachs One of the oldest and hardest hitting tournaments in the Golden State is scheduled to take place this Friday and Saturday at Fountain Valley High in Orange County, California. Over 60 schools will be competing for the coveted Five Counties team championship. Sixth-ranked Selma High, as well as 10th-ranked Rancho Bernardo, will be in contention ...

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