Blackman, Eagleville wrestling squads end state tourney runs

Blackman, Eagleville wrestling squads end state tourney runs

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Blackman, Eagleville wrestling squads end state tourney runs

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Blackman reeled off three straight wins in the TSSAA Class AAA State Dual Wrestling Tournament before finally falling in the fourth round of the consolation bracket Saturday in Franklin.

Eagleville was also ousted in the A-AA tournament.

Blackman got wins over Knoxville Halls (41-27), Maryville (47-23) and Ravenwood (34-31) before losing to Heritage (39-30).

Tyler Sells and Austin Wells each went 4-0 on the day. Jesse Escue, Ayinde Bakari and Michael Brobeck each won three matches for the Blaze.

Meanwhile, Eagleville’s season ended with a 40-34 loss to Martin Luther King in the A-AA bracket.

In Eagleville’s final match, individual winners included Casey Dodson, Blake Solomon, John Hedgepath, Logan Rangel, Hayden Hammonds and Ellis Dodson.

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