Soddy-Daisy sent three wrestlers home from the high school state dual meet in Franklin, Tenn., according to coach Jim Higgins.
Higgins said 152-pounder Turbo Smith, 160-pounder Branndon Hunt and 285-pounder Cody Grant will not wrestle at the state event because of violations of team rules.
Soddy-Daisy was scheduled to wrestle Science Hill in a first-round match today.
For more on this story and complete results from the state duals check back to timesfreepress.com and read Saturday’s Times Free Press Sports section.
Ward Gossett is an assistant sports editor and writer for the Times Free Press. Ward has a long history in Chattanooga journalism. He actually wrote a bylined story for the Chattanooga News-Free Press as a third-grader. He Began working part-time there in 1968 and was hired full time in 1970. Ward now covers high school athletics, primarily football, wrestling and baseball and University of Tennessee at Chattanooga wrestling. Over a 40-year career, he has covered ...