Maroon Devils wrestling hosts Devil Duals, takes 1st at James Orr Classic

  • Maroon Devil Thomas Allen knocks his opponent off his feet at the Devil Duals held at Swain County High School on Saturday.
    Maroon Devil Thomas Allen knocks his opponent off his feet at the Devil Duals held at Swain County High School on Saturday.
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The Swain County High School Maroon Devils wrestling team hosted the annual Devil Duals on Saturday, Jan. 25.

The Devils hosted ten teams from WNC and Tennessee at Swain High School.  Enka High School is this year’s champions, and Pigeon Forge had a very strong 2nd place finish. The Maroon Devils went 4-1 on the day. Team scores for Swain are below.

Swain 83 Andrews 0

Enka 54 Swain 18

Swain 75 Mountain Heritage 6

Swain 77 Rosman 6

Swain 66 TC Roberson 18

Wrestlers with outstanding records for the tournament:

Tynighia Lillard 4-1 (30-13 overall)

John Parton 4-1 (20-15 overall)

Cameron Phillips 4-1 (29-22 overall)

Jonas Trejo 4-1 (29-7 overall)

Dhruv Senghani 3-0 (21-11 overall)

Nathan Brock 4-1 (44-8 overall)

Lucas Brown 4-1 (33-12 overall)

Hunter Craig 4-1 (36-17 overall)

Damian Lossiah 4-1 (31-10 overall)

Gabe Lillard 2-1 (23-16 overall)

Cody Long 4-1 (33-10 overall)

Thomas Allen 4-1 (21-3 overall)

Tyce Neadeau 3-1 (11-12 overall)

Connor McCoy 4-1 (12-7 overall)

The Maroon Devil wrestling team captured 1st place at this past weekend’s James Orr Classic Wrestling Tournament, the annual event that is put on by Robbinsville High School.  Swain tallied 148 total points on the day, with three first place finishers.