Area wrestlers strong at Seahawk Slam

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Area wrestlers strong at Seahawk Slam

From staff reports
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Published Saturday, December 29, 2012   |  248 Words  |  

Seven area wrestlers are still unbeaten in the championship brackets after the first day of the Seahawk Slam at Hilton Head Island High School.

Top seeds Label Lewis of Hilton Head Island (132 pounds) and Clint Wright of Beaufort High (220) have lived up to their billing.

There are two area wrestlers in the 160- and 285-pound draws. At 160, Bluffton's Mike Meyerink and Battery Creek's DeAndre Johnson wrestle on, while at 285, Whale Branch's Max Ford and Beaufort High's Tyler Wilson survive.

Bluffton's Levi Joly is unbeaten at 113 pounds.

Hilton Head Island is the top area team in 12th with 57.5 points. Beaufort High is 14th at 57, and Bluffton is 19th at 47. Battery Creek is 24th with 38 points, and Whale Branch is 29th with 11.

Camden County (Ga.) is the overall team leader with 142 points. Summerville (95.5) and Eastside (91) are second and third, respectively.

Action starts at 9 a.m. today, with the third-, fifth- and seventh-place matches beginning about 2:30 p.m. Title matches beginning roughly at 4 p.m.

SEAHAWK SLAM

After Day 1 at Hilton Head Island High School

TEAM SCORES

1. Camden Co. (Ga.) 142.0, 2. Summerville 95.5, 3. Eastside (SC) 91.0, 4. Lugoff-Elgin 79.0, 5. West-Oak 78.0, 6. Union Grove 77.0, 7. Cane Bay 67.5, 8. Eastside (Ga.) 65.5, 9. Stratford 63.0, T10. North Myrtle Beach 62.0, T10. South Effingham 62.0, 12. Hilton Head Island 57.5, 13. Chattahooche 57.0, 14. Beaufort High 53.0, 15. Bamberg-Ehrhardt 51.5, 16. Sumter 50.5, 17. Effingham 50.0, 18. Richmond Hill 48.0, 19. Bluffton 47.0, 20. Nation Ford 44.5, 21. Hanahan 43.5, 22. St. James 42.0, 22. Stall 42.0, 24. Battery Creek 38.0, 25. Glynn Academy 37.0, 26. Central Academy 35.0, 27. Johnson High 26.0, 28. Benedictine 21.0, 29. Whale Branch 13.0, 30. Lexington 11.0.