From Staff Reports
North Murray High School’s wrestling team split a pair of duals Wednesday at Cartersville, beating Coosa 60-21 but losing to the host Purple Hurricanes 50-23.
Alex Gambino (113 pounds), Hagen Steelman (126) and Vincent Hildago (195) each went 2-0 for the Mountaineers (2-1), with the latter two winning both of their matches by pin. Gambino won one match by pin and the other by technical fall.
Other North Murray winners by pin in Wednesday’s varsity duals were Marty Nix (106), Luis Velez (120), Matt Pellam (132), Michah Burgess (138), Chris Brown (145), Tyler McKee (152), Tyler McKenzie (152), Ethan Center (160), Dakota Pope (160) and Ethan Martin (220).
In junior varsity competition, North Murray’s Zipp Caldwell (120) and Ryan McCullough (152) both won by pin.