NCHSAA 3-A DUAL TEAM WRESTLING: FRED T. FOARD 30, EDEN MOREHEAD 23
NEWTON—Fred T. Foard downed visiting Eden Morehead 30-23 on Saturday afternoon at Copas Gymnasium to win the 3-A championship in the 26th annual North Carolina High School Athletic Association state dual team wreslting championships, Morehead and Foard battled for the third consecutive year in the state finals. Foard captured the state title in 2013 with a 41-27 decision, while last year Morehead beat the Tigers 38-28 to win the crown.
Foard 126-pounder Brycen Walker was named the Most Valuable Performer in the championship match.
The Tigers won for the 40th time this season in dual meets against just one loss, while Morehead closed at 30-3.
Morehead had eliminated Swansboro 30-25 on Thursday night in the East regional title match while Foard was rolling past East Rowan 57-10 in the West.