Cameron Tri-State Invitational
Date: January 11, 2003
Location: Cameron High School
103 Championship: Tim Cumpston (C) no match
112 Championship: Brandon Antill (C) pin Pat Markley (G)
119 Championship: Daniel Whiteman (H) pin Bobby Rawles (G)
125 Championship: Noah O'Neil (C) maj dec. Alex Northcraft (T)
130 Championship: Kelly Hughes (C) tech Fall Justin LaForrest (Cam-B) 16-0
135 Championship: DJ Yoders (C) pin Todd Duryea
140 Championship: Josh Whipkey (C) pin (BS)
145 Championship: Chris Moore (BS) pin Chad Bolyard (G)
152 Championship: Casey Hughes (C) forfeit over Darin King (M)
160 Championship: Isaac Stewart (C) dec. Matt Mason (BS) 7-1
171 Championship: Jaime Moore (BS) pin Chris Lantz (G)
189 Championship: Trampas Efaw (G) dec. Josh Clark (BS) 8-4
215 Championship: Brendan Hunt (H) pin Jesse McNeely (T)
275 Championship: CJ Manning (C) dec Luke Shepherd (T) 13-8
103 Third Place: no match
112 Third Place: 3rd Kotson (JMB) 4th (BS)
119 Third Place: 3rd Stoneking (C) 4th Hintzman (T)
125 Third Place: 3rd Pettit (Cam-B) 4th (BS)
130 Third Place: 3rd Skryzpek (JMB) 4th (M)
135 Third Place:
140 Third Place: 3rd Brewer (M)
145 Third Place:
152 Third Place: 3rd Efaw (G) 4th Waugh (BS)
160 Third Place:
171 Third Place:
189 Third Place:
215 Third Place:
275 Third Place: 3rd (CB)
Comments: Cameron looked good as several key wrestlers
are starting to hit their stride. Older Hughes finally appeared
much like his old self while young Hughes took his class with ease.
Whipkey, Manning, Antill, Yoders, Stewart, and O'Neil all looked
very impressive in tourney victories.
Comments: THE CAMERON HIGH WRESTLING TEAM WON NINE OF THE 14 INDIVIDUAL TITLES SATURDAY IN ROLLING TO THE TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP IN THE DRAGON'S OWN 26TH ANNUAL TRI-STATE TOURNAMENT.
COACH JIM POTTS' HOSTS AMASSED 203.5 TEAM POINTW TO EASILY OUTDISTANCE RUNNERUP GRAFTON(159.5).
BERKELEY SPRINGS WAS THIRD FOLLOWED BY TYLER CONSOLIDATED AND HUNDRED ROUNDING OUT THE TOP FIVE IN THE NINE-TEAM TOURNAMENT.
THE DRAGONS WASTED LITTLE TIME GETTING OUT OF THE GATES IN THE FINALS AS 103-POUNDER TIM CUMPSTON WON THE TITLE BY DEFAULT AND BRANDON ANTILL NEEDED JUST 17 SECONDS TO PIN GRAFTON'S PATRICK MARKLEY IN THE 112-POUND CHAMPIONSHIP MATCH.
CUMPSTON WAS THE ONLY 103-POUNDER TO MAKE WEIGHT SATURDAY.
HUNDRED'S DANIEL WHITEMAN WON THE 119-POUND CHAMPIONSHIP BUT CAMERON'S NOAH O'NEIL, KELLY HUGHES, D.J. YODERS, AND JOSH WHIPKEY SWEPT THE NEXT FOUR FINALS TO PUT THE TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP ON ICE.
ALSO WINNING INDIVIUAL CROWNS FOR THE HOST WERE CASEY HUGHES (152) AND ISAAC STEWART (160) AND ALONG WITH 275-POUNDER C.J. MANNING.
HUNDRED AND BERKELEY SPRINGS WERE THE ONLY OTHER TEAMS WITH MULTIPLE CHAMPIONS.
BRENDAN HUNT (215) JOINED WHITEMAN IN THE WINNERS CIRCLE FOR THE HORNETS WHILE CHRIS MOORE (145) AND JAMIE MOORE (171) WON FOR BERKELY SPRINGS.
GRAFTON'S TRAMPAS EFAW WAS VOTED THE TOURNAMENT'S MOST OUT-STANDING WRESTLER AFTER BEATING JOSH CLARK OF BERKELEY SPRINGS, 8-4, IN THE 189-POUND FINAL.
Submitted by: OJNBE
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