published Monday, January 28th, 2013

Baylor wrestlers best rivals, 33-19

Baylor extended its wrestling win streak over McCallie to nine years Monday, posting a 33-19 victory at the Red Raiders’ Duke Arena.

The victory apparently earned them the same half of the Division II bracket at this weekend’s state duals with Christian Brothers, currently the state’s top-ranked team. McCallie will be in the half with Father Ryan, which is ranked No. 3 in the latest coaches poll. The duals are scheduled for Friday and Saturday at the Williamson County Agricultural Expo in Franklin.

Baylor winners included Michael Murphy (106), Caleb Powell (120), Brandon Brunner (138), Cole Holloway (145), Blake Sutherland (152), Bryson Popp (160), Ryan Parker (170), Emory Norred (195) and Will Thomas (285). Picking up McCallie victories were James Westbrook (113), Alex Elsea (126), Adam Connell (132), Nathan Hoodenpyle (182) and Casey Cook (220).

For more on the meet, see Tuesday’s editions of the Times Free Press.

Contact Ward Gossett at or 423-886-4765.

about Ward Gossett...

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 ...

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