Junior Raider wrestlers win gold at 'Hooch Beginners Tournament
Young wrestlers take home 14 medals
The Alpharetta Junior Raider elementary school wrestling team proudly posed with their medals from the Shoot the Hooch Tournament. (click for larger version)
January 09, 2013
JOHNS CREEK, Ga. – At Chattahoochee High School, 17 Junior Raider wrestlers took part Sunday, Dec. 16 in the ’Hooch Beginners Tournament, with 14 of the mat men taking home medals.
** Jackson Fiorillo (8-U/75) took home the goldafterpinning all three of his opponents.
** Reagan Boyd (10-U/70), Luke Marks (10-U/87), Drew Marks (10-U/95) and Colson Wamsley (8-U/90) each earned gold medals and had two pins.
** Will Miller (12-U/90), Alec Bessonny (10-U/65), Wes Austin (8-U/50), Will Austin (8-U/55) and Dylan Hannon (8-U/90) each earned silver medals and had one pin.
** Michael DeSantis (12-U/75), Mark DeSantis (12-U/95), Trevor Klabunde (10-U/60) and Jacob Fragle (10-U/87) each earned bronze medals.
** Chad Bernstein (12-U/120), Joe Sansone (8-U/55) and John Sansone (8-U/65) also competed for the Junior Raiders.
Chuck Boyd, head coach of the Alpharetta Junior Raider wrestling program said he was pleased with the results and looks forward to some of the elementary team moving up to open-level tournaments in January.