CLEVELAND, Tenn. - Cleveland High School wrestler Cody Chittum's first match against intracounty rival Bradley Central will be one he'll never forget.
After competing on the undercard Wednesday in a match between American amateur stars Jordan Burroughs and David Taylor that was organized by FloWrestling.org in Lincoln, Nebraska, Chittum flew back to Tennessee to help the Blue Raiders to a 51-9 victory over the visiting Bears inside the Allan Jones Wrestling Center on Thursday night.
Chittum flexed his star power both days.
Ranked No. 1 in the country at 145 pounds by FloWrestling, Chittum secured a technical fall over Jordan Williams of Oklahoma - the No. 2 wrestler in the weight class - in Nebraska. Chittum then racked up 17 points before pinning his 160-pound opponent in the second period for a Cleveland, which has a No.