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Friday May 22nd, 2015 9:05AM

Wrestling: Jefferson dominates (again) at Panther Invitational

By Staff reports
JEFFERSON - The famous Panther Invitational Wrestling Tournament took place at Jackson County High in Jefferson on Saturday and featured 24 teams and over 700 potential match-ups.

Multiple champion Jefferson continued its domination this year with 11 wrestlers out of 14 classes reaching the finals. Six picked up championships and five finished second. The Dragons piled up 321.5 points. Gilmer was a distant second at 169. White County and Morgan County got the third and fourth place trophies.

Most Outstanding Wrestler in the lower weight classes was Commerceâ
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