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Sunday, December 7, 2014

Caps Wrestling Update

Broughton's wresting squad capped a busy week with a strong showing at the 28th Annual Swiss Bear Classic at New Bern High School on Saturday. Senior Lamont Burt ran his record to 10-0 and earned 1st place honors among 15 wrestlers in the 152 lb. weight class. Freshmen newcomers Nic Valdespino (9-1) and Nash Philbeck (8-1) also rolled to the Championship finals and each took 2nd in their respective weight classes. As a team, the Caps took 5th out of 15 Eastern NC high schools.

Overall Results:
Team: 5th Place
Lamont Burt: Champion; 152 lb. weight class
Nash Philbeck:  Runner-Up;  138 lb. weight class
Nic Valdespino:  Runner-Up;  113 lb. weight class
Jack Elliott: 4th place; 132 lb. weight class
Josh Zinner: 4th place; 106 lb. weight class

Earlier in the week on Wednesday, the Caps dropped their first conference dual to a strong Wake Forest team 39-36. The match was very competitive and was back and forth for the duration in front a vocal crowd at BHS.  The Caps will be back in action this week with the JV squad wrestling on Monday and the Varsity team facing Leesville Rd. on Wednesday.

Senior Lamont Burt:  2014 Swiss Bear Champion; 152 lbs.

Freshman Nic Valdespino; Swiss Bear Runner-Up; 113 lbs.

Freshman Nash Philbeck: Swiss Bear Runner-Up; 138 lbs.

December 3rd Results:  BHS: 36, WFHS: 39

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