November 11, 2013

Cougars win season opener on the mats

From Staff Reports

— Dalton Middle School’s wrestling team opened its season with a 40-39 victory over Gordon Lee this past Tuesday in Chickamauga.

Dalton trailed 12-0 when Jaxon Wells scored a major decision to give the Cougars four points on the board, and Leo Adame, Jorge Arevalo, Mauricio Cuevas, Nick Hagin and Eduardo Valdez all had pins to make the score 39-34 in Gordon Lee’s favor going into the final bout.

Ivan Calderon’s pin gave the Cougars six more points and the match’s final lead.

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