High School Wrestling

TOM: Quick Clash XIII Wrestling Tournament Predictions

The Clash XIII Wrestling Tournament

Clash XIII is finally upon on us. Although this year’s field is not the deepest they have seen in past years it is loaded with nationally ranked teams and could have mythical national championship implications. Below you will find our quick predictions. In years past we have been invited to participate more with the event, but this year we are ...

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Michael Rogers (2016) to North Carolina State

Junior Heavyweight Michael Rogers of Wyoming Seminary, PA has given his verbal commitment to continue his wrestling career at North Carolina State. He plans on wrestling at heavyweight for the Wolfpack. Accomplishments 1st – 2014 USAW North East Regional Freestyle Championships at 220 pounds 1st – 2014 USAW North East Regional Greco Roman Championships at 220 pounds 1st – 2014 ...

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TOM: 2014 Three Style State Power Index

As the year comes to an end and the fact that data can be fun, we have created a three style state power index. Please note this is not a ranking, but rather a look at the raw data based on the following criteria; Number of wrestlers ranked in the Clinch Gear rankings and their ranking, Number of teams ranked ...

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Clinch Gear Wrestler of the Week: Luke Karam, Bethlehem Catholic, PA

Luke Karam

By Pablo DiMaria A week after placing a disappointing third place finish at the King of the Mountain tournament in his home state of Pennsylvania, Luke Karam bounced back Beast of the East tournament. He became the second Bethlehem Catholics wrestler to claim the Most Outstanding Wrestler award. Last year Zeke Moisey now a wrestler at the University of West ...

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TOM Clinch Gear High School Individual Rankings – December 17, 2014

Clinch Gear National High School Individual Wrestling Rankings

TheOpenMat.com has released its December 17, 2014 Clinch Gear National High School Wrestling Rankings. If you feel we are overlooking someone or are unaware of them, please send us a bio or fill out the ranking profile and a RESPECTFUL note as to why they should be ranked. This does not mean we will rank them, but it will give ...

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Clinch Gear Wrestler of the Week: Dayton Racer, Bettendorf, IA

Clinch Gear Wrestling of the Week

A Bible verse mentions that “As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another”. In other words, if you want to be and beat the best, you must wrestle the best. That’s exactly what senior Dayton Racer did Saturday evening in the Keith Young Invitational in Cedar Falls, Iowa. Heading into the finals of the tournament, Racer was the No. ...

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Clinch Gear High School Team of the Week: Union, IA

Clinch Gear Team of the Week

Considered one of the toughest early season tournaments in the state of Iowa, the Keith Young Invitational had many surprises and upsets throughout the day. But the biggest surprise came during the team race. Union High School, ranked No. 2 in the state in Class 2A according to the Predicament website, knocked-off 2013 tournament champions and the No. 23 team ...

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Clinch Gear National High School Wrestler of the Week: Alec McKenna

Clinch Gear Wrestler of the Week

Alec McKenna of New Trier High School (Illinois) During the tri-meet this past Saturday at New Trier High School, that involved the No. 1 school in the nation Oak Park-River Forrest, Schaumburg High and Illinois Class 1A powerhouse, Dakota High School. New Trier’s 2014 Class 3A state qualifier Alex McKenna (132 pounds) defeated USA Wrestling Cadet Freestyle Runner-up, Jaime Hernandez ...

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Clinch Gear High School Team of the Week: Archer, GA

Archer High School (Ga.) This past weekend the Archer wrestling team hosted the always tough NG3 duals with some great schools from Georgia and the 22 time Tennessee State Champions, Bradley Central High School. Ranked No. 7 in the nation Archer High School dominated the field by outscoring the competition 370-22. Archer went 5-0 on the day including a 72-3 ...

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