OOLTEWAH — A pair of county wrestling teams brought home the second and third place trophies from the Ooltewah Invitational over the weekend.
Bradley Central finished second as a team with 202.5 point, just behind first place Wilson Central which tallied a score of 218.5. Walker Valley finished in third place with 171 points.
Bear Toribio Navarro grabbed a first place finish in the 106-pound class with a pin over Adelaido Panteleon of Dickson County, 3:22 into the title match.
Bradley’s Dyer Rose also got a first place, with a decision over Christian Cerrito of Wilson Central for the 113 title.
At 120 pounds, Bradley’s Dakota Bromley pinned his opponent for a third place finish.
Briar Cliff (Iowa) University signee Dakota Ream grabbed the Bears another top finish when he pinned Jonathan Haynes of Wilson Central in the first minute in the 126-pound classification. Walker Valley’s Arrie Bramlett took fourth place in the class.
The Mustang’s Tyrus Hamrick notched a second place finish at 132 pounds, while Bradley’s Taylor Kazy took home fourth.
Caleb Langford got a top-spot finish for Walker Valley when he claimed a decision win over Wilson Central’s Austin Richard at 138.
Mustang Lawrence Cotton nabbed a third-place finish at 145 pounds.
Bradley’s Jacob Staton took third over Walker Valley’s Ryan Hager in the 152 class.
Bear Robbie Clark got a decision win to take first place honors at 160 pounds.
The 170-pound class went to Chase Gregory of Walker Valley when he pinned Jacob Myers of Wilson Central for the top spot. Bradley’s Eric Goins settled for third with a decision win.
Walker Valley’s Billy Raulston muscled his way to a 195-pound first place finish with a pin on Darren Houston of Cookville. Bear senior Alex Forgey took fourth in the weight class.
Mustang Zack Miller took second at 220, while Bradley’s Zach McFarland grabbed the bronze.
Bear Jerry Johnson settled for fourth place in the heavyweight division to round out scoring for the tournament.
Both teams return to the mat this evening with Bradley traveling back to Ooltewah to face the Owls, while Walker Valley will welcome defedning state champion Soddy-Daisy to “The Stable.”