Holly Springs No. 1 in final N&O wrestling rankings

03/03/2014 3:20 PM

03/03/2014 3:22 PM

Six southwestern Wake wrestlers were named to The News & Observer 2014 All-Metro wrestling team on Sunday.

Will Clark of Cary won the 138 4A title and pushed his two-year mark to 104-2, including a 49-1 record this season.

Ian Siegal of Cary Academy was the N.C. Independent Schools Athletic Association champion at 152 pounds.

Holly Springs won The News & Observer dual-team wrestling rankings for the greater Triangle area. Holly Springs, which had finished No. 2 last year and No. 3 the year before, went 11-0 against other top-15 teams.

The Golden Hawks, which placed 120-pounder Aaron Redus (third in 4A, 52-6) on the All-Metro team, had three losses that came to two eventual state championship teams and one runner-up.

Cary, last year’s No. 1, fell to Holly Springs by a point during the regular season and is second.

The Imps also placed 113-pounder Nick Tarvin (second in 4A, 50-8) on the team as well as 132-pounder Kollin Wade (third in 4A, 45-4).

Apex junior Chance Davis (52-6) also made the All-Metro team with his runner-up finish in the 4A 120-pound division. Seventeen wrestlers made the All-Metro team in all.

Panther Creek earned a No. 6 ranking in the final dual-team rankings.

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