OTHER IHIGH SITES
Wrestling is big here, but inexperience abounds
November 28, 2012Tri-Nine Conference
Southwestern Wake County has been home to some of the best high school wrestling in the state since the sport started to catch on almost 40 years ago.
Cary’s 19 state championships set the school’s program apart. Fuquay-Varina had a decade-long run of dominance in the 1990s. And , Panther Creek and Green Hope all have fielded top-flight teams.
Last year, the power in 4A wrestling shifted to the sandhills, where Fayetteville Jack Britt defeated Cary in the dual-team tournament before losing to eventual state runner-up Southern Pines Pinecrest. Pinecrest won the 4A individual tournament.
Few teams return a wealth of experience, and none begins the year ranked in the 4A division’s top 10, but it’s hard to rule out the possibility that one might surprise.
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