WRESTLING: Cherokee takes 7th at Georgia tournament

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TOCCOA, Ga. – The Cherokee High School varsity wrestling team took seventh place at the Arrowhead Classic wrestling tournament held at Stephens County High School in Toccoa, Ga. on Dec. 29, 2013.  West Oak (SC) won first place with 213pts followed by Chestatee (SC) with 162pts and Rabun County (Ga.) with 116.  Cherokee finished with 60pts.

Following are full results of Cherokee wrestlers:

  • Jesse Queen, second place, (1-1)

–          Pinned Taylor Royal (Woodmont, SC)

–          Lost by pin to Evan Drake (Madison County, Ga.)


  • Anthony Toineeta, fourth place (2-2)

–          Pinned Chad Henson (Indians School, Ga.)

–          Lost by pin to Jake Murry (Stephens County, Ga.)

–          Won by major decision (14-1) over Austin Dobbs (West Oak, SC)

–          Lost by pin to Chase Stancil (Union County, Ga.)


  • Jaron Bradley, second place (2-1)

–          Pinned Cody Walters (Union County, Ga.)

–          Pinned Luis Ibanez (West Oak, SC)

–          Lost by major decision (15-7) to Dylan Haney (Madison County, Ga.)


  • Justin Buchanan (1-2)

–          Lost by pin to Andrew Backer (Rabun County, Ga.)

–          Pinned Dylan Byers (Union County, Ga.)

–          Lost by pin to Austin Riggins (Woodmont, SC)


  • Andrew Giffin (0-2)

–          Lost by pin to Andres Gonzalez (Rabun County, Ga.)

–          Lost by pin to Kaleb Strange (Woodmont, SC)


  • Raymond Taylor, fourth place (2-2)

–          Lost by decision (6-4) to Grayson Entrekin (Chestatee, SC)

–          Pinned Orlando Lara (Union County, Ga.)

–          Pinned Noah Brown (Rabun County, Ga.)

–          Lost by pin to Gary Walker (Stephens County, Ga.)


– One Feather staff report