The Cartersville Middle School Purple Hurricane Varsity Wrestling Team performed well at the Raider Rumble @ Southeast Whitfield High School on Saturday 11/14/2015. The Canes defeated North Whitfield MS 45-36 in the first round. In the second round, the Hurricane wrestlers defeated Eastbrook MS 59-24. Cartersville, then defeated New Hope MS 72-29 in the quarter-finals. In the semi-finals, CMS defeated Bagley MS 57-39 to advance to the finals. Unfortunately, the Canes fell to Gordon Lee in the finals by just two matches. The Hurricanes finished 2nd out of 10 teams on Saturday and Coach Baisden is proud of all Varsity Wrestlers after they competed so well in their first event of the season.
Jalen Thomas (5-0), Gavin Geros (4-0), Matthew Surrett (4-0), Andrew Gaylor (2-0), Wyatt Borkowsky (2-0), and Jake Roberts (1-0) lead the Hurricane Grapplers going undefeated on the day. Tyler Earick, Morocco Wilkey, Jackson Norris, and Hunter Campbell all won 4 matches and lost 1 on the day. Nate Richardson, Cazwell Smith, Oin Neal, and Mack Morris all had solid outings with 3 wins and 2 losses on the day.
The Hurricane Wrestlers will be in action again this Saturday, 11-21-2015 at the Colonel Slam @ Cass High School.