Falcon wrestlers compete, place in Beach tournament

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What Happened: The Falcons wrestlers traveled to Kellam High School on Saturday, January 5, to compete in the Beach District tournament. Cox took the mats against five other Virginia Beach high school teams: Bayside, Ocean Lakes, First Colonial, Green Run, and Kellam.  According to 757Teamz, matches took place in that order respectfully.

Key Player: Some of the key wrestlers included senior Webb Drescher (126 lb.) and sophomore Shane Whitney (195 lbs).

They said it: “We got to see what some of the local teams look like for the first time. Both Kellam And First Colonial have a very good team this year. The win against Ocean Lakes really helped the team gain traction for the rest of the season”, Coach Dalton Head said.

Key Moment: The Falcons key win for the night came with a team win against the Dolphins from Ocean Lakes. Both teams have had early success in the season, but the Falcons prevailed in this contest.

Up Next: The Falcons will travel to the Hampton Coliseum for the annual Virginia Duals tournament on Friday, January 11. Cox will be competing against Orange County at 7 pm on mat 4.

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