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Wrestlers take fourth in Rumble

Davie’s wrestling team snapped a three-matching losing streak with an easy 60-18 win at East Forsyth on Jan. 23.

Lane Hill (120), Collin Bailey (138), Matthew Downey (145), Jack Jarvis (170) and Charlie Frye (195) posted pins. East gave five forfeits – and 30 points – to Kevin Morgan, Tyler Shore, Adam Szewczyk, Tyler Snyder and Tyris Griffin.

Davie improved to 24-16 overall and to 2-2 in the Central Piedmont Conference.

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With six of seven guys placing in the top three, the War Eagles finished fourth out of 14 teams in the Phillip Reed Rumble at Glenn on Jan. 25.

Bailey (3-0 at 138) and Jarvis (2-0 at 170) were champions in their respective weight classes. Hill (2-1 at 120) and Szewczyk (2-1 at 126) finished second. Snyder (2-1 at 132) and Isaac Webb (4-1 at 152) finished third. Griffin went 1-2 at 160.

Mallard Creek (129), Ledford (127) and Wheatmore (113) were the only teams to finish ahead of Davie (103.5). Although the War Eagles are third in the CPC standings, they were the best CPC team in the Rumble. Glenn finished sixth with 97.5 points, West Forsyth was seventh with 84, East Forsyth was eighth with 47, and Reagan was 14th with three.

Six War Eagles have at least 29 wins for the season, led by Hill’s 39-12 mark. Bailey is 38-5, Jarvis 37-6, Szewczyk 36-9, Webb 31-10 and Snyder 29-10.

Szewczyk has a team-high 22 pins for the year. Hill has 21, Bailey 19, Webb 17 and Jarvis 16.