OTHER IHIGH SITES
Cary grapplers fall in state quarterfinals
February 12, 2012Tri-Nine Conference
CARY - It was hard for second-year Cary wrestling coach Taylor Cummings to come to terms with his team’s performance.
So much of this season had been spent focusing on the positives. After several long-standing streaks were snapped a year ago, Cary entered the 4A East semifinals Thursday with a perfect 26-0 record. The talk was no longer about what was coming to an end, but what was beginning.
But Cary fell flat – and appeared flat at times – in its 29-24 loss to Fayetteville Jack Britt on Thursday.
“We just didn’t rise to the occasion. We didn’t wrestle smart matches,” Cummings said. “We had guys not wrestle to their ability. I don’t know if it was the pressure, but that’s no excuse because half of these kids have been here before.”
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