Wrestlers second at Warren Invitational





Jerron Thomas (top), here wrestling in a December tournament, went 4-1 at Warren last Saturday.

Jerron Thomas (top), here wrestling in a December tournament, went 4-1 at Warren last Saturday.

WARREN — Carman-Ainsworth took second place by four points behind the host school in the Warren Woods-Tower Invitational wrestling tournament last Saturday.

The Cavaliers entered 11 wrestlers and placed eight, including two champions. Jake Weissend went 5-0 at 145 pounds to reach 185 career wins, and Tae Pendleton also went 5-0 at 189.

Going 4-1 and reaching the finals were Cameron Martin at 140 and Jerron Thomas at 171. Malik Dawkins was third at 112 and Lorenzo Redmond placed fourth at 152. Finishing fifth were Dward Kue at 103 and Aaron Dupree at 119.

Carman-Ainsworth was missing 119- pounder Wesley Cummings, out with an ankle injury, and 125-pounder Shaq Polacek, who was ill.

The Cavaliers took first in the Northville Quad on Jan. 11, beating Allen Park, 49- 20, and Northville, 48-30. Eight Carman- Ainsworth wrestlers went 2-0: Kue at 103, Dawkins at 112, Dupree at 125, Martin at 140, Weissend at 145, Redmond at 152, Thomas at 171 and Pendleton at 189. Cummings was 1-1 at 119.

The Cavs hosted the first Big Nine competition of the season against secondranked Davison and Flushing on Wednesday and will wrestle in the Holly Tournament on Saturday.


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