Article and photos submitted by Rick Brewer

The Calhoun Wrestlers won the Braxton County Invitational this past Saturday, January, 12, for the second year in a row.

Twenty-one teams participated in the event. The Red Devils finished first and beat Roane County, the second place team by sixty points. It was a two day event with a lot of teams and great wrestling.

First place finishers were Justin Ashley -112 lb., and Chris Morris -125 lb.

Second place finishers were Bryan Gungle -103 lb., Jared Brewer -119 lb., Derek Metz -130 lb., Ray Burge -171 lb., and Charlie Gibson -275 lb.

Finishing in third place were Jeff Morris -140 lb., Eric Metz -145 lb., and Joey Moore -160 lb.

Opening ceremony

Bryan Gungle controls his opponent

Jared Brewer pins his opponent

Justin Ashley works to pin his opponent

Chris Morris turns his opponent to his back

Derek Metz pins his opponent

Joey Moore in action

Ray Burge forces his opponent to his back

Student fans

Charlie Gibson battling his Ravenswood rival

Lena Gibson celebrates her brother's victory

Eric Metz pins his opponent

Jeff Morris turns his opponent to his back

Joey Moore pins his opponent

Calhoun Wrestling Team, 1st place winners

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