The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)

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February 15, 2013

Stanly County Wrestling Notebook: Conference Tournament Coverage

West Stanly takes third in RRC; South Stanly finishes third in YVC

Thursday, February 14, 2013 — The wrestling teams of Stanly County all participated on Saturday afternoon in their respective conference tournaments.

West Stanly hosted North Stanly and the rest of the Rocky River Conference, while Albemarle and South Stanly traveled to Chatham Central for the Yadkin Valley Conference tournament.

Rocky River Conference

Piedmont earned the tournament title with a team score of 216 points, followed by Central Academy in second with 162.5 and the host Colts placed third with a score of 139. Cuthbertson (113) was fourth, followed by Monroe (70), Forest Hills (57), North Stanly (17) and Union Academy (8).

Yadkin Valley Conference

As they had in the regular-season standings, head coach Bill Sorenson’s South Stanly squad finished in third place in the YVC tournament behind title winner North Rowan and second-place Chatham Central.

South will also likely place around nine wrestlers into the 1A regionals to be held Feb. 22-23 at Princeton High School.

For more information, see Thursday's print edition.

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