Pisgah second, Tuscola fourth at NEO
After winning five weight classification championships, Robbinsville (204.5) ran away with the team title at Tuscola High’s 2012 NEO Mountaineer Classic Wrestling Tournament on Saturday.
Helped by individual championships from Hunter Mease (145) and Thomas Mattingly (160), Pisgah finished in second with 116.5 points. Seniors Ben Womack (138) and Clay Wightman (182) won NEO gold medals for Tuscola, which finished fourth with 92 points. Walhalla High edged out the Mountaineers for the team bronze medal with 96.5 points.
“I am very proud of this team and the young inexperienced guys who stepped up and entered our lineup and won some big matches for our team,” said Pisgah Head Coach Ryan Gibson. “I was also happy for Hunter (Mease) and Thomas (Mattingly), who won the NEO as seniors.” ...