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Wake Forest grapplers win ninth match

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WAKE FOREST — Wake Forest wrestling coach Sam Hershey said his team focused on what they needed to do on the mat when they visited Heritage High last Thursday. The Cougars focused enough to capture a 55-24 win; their ninth of the season...
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Liptrot leads Wolverines in tourney

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WENDELL — Wakefield junior Billy Liptrot went 2-2 during Saturday’s Jolly Roger Wrestling Invitational held at Corinth Holders High School. Twenty-seven teams from across the area competed in the day-long event. The top three finishers were...

Heritage’s Brito remains undefeated

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris   DURHAM — A couple of local high school wrestlers had a solid showing at Saturday’s Sonny Inskip Wrestling Invitational. Freshman Anthony Brito of Heritage High School placed first in his weight class as did Nasid Barrow of Wake Forest High. Brito...
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Lower weights carry Leesville past Huskies

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris   RALEIGH — From 152 to 285 pounds, the Heritage High School wrestling team went 5-2 in seven bouts where points were scored in three falls, one decision and one forfeit when they squared off December 18 with Leesville Road High School. The problem...
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Rams pinned by West Johnston

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris   WEST JOHNSTON — Despite losing to West Johnston, Rolesville High School wrestling coach Michael Grether said it was his team’s best match of the season. “While it may seem contrary to the results, this was arguably the best match we have wrestled...