NINETY-SIX — On Tuesday, Jan. 16 the Whitmire wrestling team traveled to Ninety-Six High School for a tri-match with Ninety-Six and Wagener-Salley High School. Whitmire defeated Wagener-Salley 48-12. The wrestling team finished the evening coming up a bit short against Ninety-Six losing 36-39.
“We didn’t come away with the win we had worked for against Ninety-Six, but were encouraged by our improvement. When we first faced Ninety-Six back in December we lost 24-48,” Said Head Coach Jarrod King.
Dawson Davis (106), Dalton Gambrell (120), Christian McLaren (126), Garrett Davis (132), Alex Little (152), and Terrance Gibson (195) all picked up wins against both Ninety-Six and Wagener-Salley.
Next Whitmire will wrestle in The Newberry County Classic duals tournament at Newberry High School on Saturday, Jan. 20 at 9am.