The Cleveland Middle School wrestling team improved its dual meet record to 5-0 on Friday by defeating Dade County, Ringgold, and Westside. The team also placed second in the Gordon Lee Invitational on Saturday.
The Blue Raiders had eighrt wrestlers place in the tournament with three champions; Aaron Oliver, Taylor Bishop and Koran Kennedy; three runner-ups Chris DeBien, Victor Barbosa and Trey Simpson. Ezra Taylor finished in third and Jon Gaither finished in fourth place.
OMS wins over North Whitfield
The Ocoee Middle School eighth-grade boys basketball team defeated North Whitfield on Tuesday 51-27.
Daniel Clark led the team in scoring and rebounding with 12 points and seven rebounds. Sean Conway tossed in 10 points and pulled down a pair of boards and Alex White contributed seven points. Elijah Haynie and Ty King netted sid points each and grabbed one rebound apiece.
Tyler Kellar and Ian Stanbery hepled on the offensive end with four points each with Kellar bringing down five rebounds. Stanbery recorded two boards on the night. Rounding out the scoring for the Colts was Hagan Franklin with two points. Logan Scoggins, Malik Montgomery, and Franklin finished the night with one rebound each.
The Colts are now 4-0 in regular season play.
Bruins bounce back
The Lake Forest Middle School eighth-grade boys bounced back from their first loss of the season with a victory over Dalton on Tuesday evening.
Rashad Marshall scored all nine of his points in the first half as Lake Forest ran out to a 29-16 lead. John Luke Jenkins had 14 points and 10 rebounds for the game. Matthew Maynard added eight points and nine rebounds for Lake Forest (2-1).
Lake Forest suffered its first loss of the year Monday night, dropping a 34-30 decision to Rhea Central. Ty Morgan had nine points and nine rebounds in the loss. Jacob Hicks added 11 rebounds and Maynard 10 rebounds.
Lake Forest’s seventh- and eighth-grade teams will be host to Cleveland on Friday, with the competition beginning at 4:30 p.m.