WRESTLING: Tribal members to compete at 1A West Regionals

by Feb 20, 2013SPORTS di-ne-lv-di-yi0 comments

The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians will be well represented at the 1A West Regionals Wrestling Championships at Hendersonville High School on Feb. 22-23.  A total of eight wrestlers from Cherokee High School, as well as two EBCI tribal members from other schools are set to compete.  Wrestling will start on Friday at 5:30pm and on Saturday at 8am. 

For Cherokee High School, wrestlers have earned the following seedings:

  • 106lb., Michael George (28-6), 4th seed
  • 113lb., Ethan Swearengin (24-13), 6th seed
  • 126lb., Levi Swearengin  (39-6), 3rd seed
  • 145lb., Jaron Bradley (31-12), 6th seed
  • 160lb., Tavi Rivera (32-1), 1st seed
  • 170lb., Dorian Walkingstick (26-7), 2nd seed
  • 220lb., Raymond Taylor (16-9), 8th seed
  • 285lb., Michael Montelongo (33-6), 2nd seed

Other EBCI wrestlers include:

  • 195lb., Spencer McCoy (34-4), Robbinsville, 1st seed
  • 285lb., Jacob Wildcatt (13-4), Swain, 5th seed