Lowery wins weight class at Smoky Mountain Grapple

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Mitchell High School senior wrestler Dylan Lowery was the champion in the 120-pound weight class at this past weekend’s Smoky Mountain Grapple in Asheville. (Submitted)

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ASHEVILLE – Mitchell High School senior wrestler Dylan Lowery was the champion in the 120-pound weight class at this past weekend’s Smoky Mountain Grapple in Asheville.

This third-year wrestling tournament featured 32 high school teams from North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Georgia, Virginia and West Virginia competing on eight mats on the floor of the US Cellular Center in downtown Asheville. 

The Smoky Mountain Grapple is a team tournament with individual placements in a double-elimination format with wrestle backs to sixth place. 

 

2019 Great Smoky Mountain Grapple

Varsity Results for Mitchell

120 pounds

Dylan Lowery (8-0) placed first and scored 32 team points

Champ. Round 1 - Dylan Lowery (Mitchell) 8-0 received a bye

Champ. Round 2 - Dylan Lowery (Mitchell) 8-0 won by fall over Jose Ortiz (TC Roberson) 6-12 (Fall 1:37)

Quarterfinal - Dylan Lowery (Mitchell) 8-0 won by fall over Gio Demetrikopoulos (Science Hill) 18-8 (Fall 1:16)

Semifinal - Dylan Lowery (Mitchell) 8-0 won by fall over Talon Johnson (Hendersonville) 23-3 (Fall 4:48)

1st Place Match - Dylan Lowery (Mitchell) 8-0 won by fall over Xavier Bentley (Brookwood) 21-7 (Fall 1:54)

 

152 pounds

Cameron Greene (6-2) scored 8 team points

Champ. Round 1 - Cameron Greene (Mitchell) 6-2 won by fall over Quadelen Midgette (Dorman) 3-2 (Fall 5:00)

Champ. Round 2 - Cameron Greene (Mitchell) 6-2 won by fall over Cole Mach (Farragut) 15-6 (Fall 3:53)

Quarterfinal - Stephen Baynard (West Henderson) 16-3 won by fall over Cameron Greene (Mitchell) 6-2 (Fall 2:56)

Cons. Round 4 - Jacob Creaton (McDowell) 8-5 won by major decision over Cameron Greene (Mitchell) 6-2 (MD 15-7)

 

220 pounds

Samuel Shook (10-5) placed fifth and scored 9 team points

Champ. Round 1 and 2 - Samuel Shook (Mitchell) 10-5 received a bye

Quarterfinal - Karson Nolan (Locust Grove) 25-8 won by fall over Samuel Shook (Mitchell) 10-5 (Fall 3:38)

Cons. Round 4 - Samuel Shook (Mitchell) 10-5 won by forfeit over Joseph Hernandez (Tuscola) 4-5 (For.)

Cons. Round 5 - Samuel Shook (Mitchell) 10-5 won in sudden victory - 1 over Jeffery Hartung (Lexington High) 17-10 (SV-1 3-1)

Cons. Semi - Owen Clark (Newton Conover) 27-5 won by decision over Samuel Shook (Mitchell) 10-5 (Dec 3-0)

5th Place Match - Samuel Shook (Mitchell) 10-5 won by decision over Jarek Stewart-Karolewics (Brevard) 4-4 (Dec 3-2)

 

285 pounds

Tyler Brooks (8-5) scored 4 team points

Champ. Round 1 - Rodre` Mays (Mauldin) 2-2 won by fall over Tyler Brooks (Mitchell) 8-5 (Fall 2:41)

Cons. Round 1 - Tyler Brooks (Mitchell) 8-5 received a bye

Cons. Round 2 - Tyler Brooks (Mitchell) 8-5 won by medical forfeit over Keimel Redford (Science Hill) 15-9 (M. For.)

Cons. Round 3 - Nick Blankenship (West Henderson) 3-4 won by fall over Tyler Brooks (Mitchell) 8-5 (Fall 3:43)