NCHSAA State 4-A Dual Team Wrestling Championship

Posted by Press Release on February 9, 2014 at 7:44 am under High School | Comments are off for this article


WINSTON-SALEM—It wasn’t easy, but Winston-Salem Parkland extended its streak of state dual team wrestling championships to eight on Saturday night in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 4-A final in front of its home crowd.

Parkland outlasted Fayetteville Jack Britt 30-24, winning four of the final five matches and finally clinching the crown after the 170-pound match gave the champs an insurmountable 30-21 lead. Parkland has now won five straight 4-A crowns after winning three 3-A titles.

Parkland kept its record perfect in dual team matches this season at 52-0 and improved its incredible all-time playoff record in dual team wrestling to 57-8.

The match started at in the 195-pound class and Britt eventually built a 21-12 lead before Parkland came back. Marcus Cross of Parkland at 145 pounds was named the championship match MVP.

Britt, which fell to Parkland in a tightly contested final last year, lost its first dual team match after 31 straight wins.

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