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UCA excels for pressure-packed Class 1-A team title

UCA excels for pressure-packed Class 1-A team title

Uwharrie Charter Academy's wrestling team claimed the top hardware in Saturday's Class 1-A dual team final. (PJ Ward-Brown/Randolph Record) Eagles wipe out deficit with pins to defend crown GREENSBORO – Uwharrie Charter Academy wrestlers say they thrive on embracing pressure situations. One after another, the Eagles had chances to show that on a big stage Saturday afternoon. Needing to get through most of the back half of the Class 1-A dual team championship meet against Avery County without a glitch, the Eagles clicked time and time again. Then it came down to 215-pounder senior Jaden Maness in the final bout.…
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UCA, Trinity head to state finals Saturday in Greensboro

UCA, Trinity head to state finals Saturday in Greensboro

Members of the Uwharrie Charter Academy wrestling team pose for a photo after winning the Class 1-A East Region title Wednesday night at home. (PJ Ward-Brown/Randolph Record) GREENSOBORO – Trinity and Uwharrie Charter Academy will try to capture state championships in dual team wrestling Saturday afternoon. Trinity is bidding for its first state crown when it takes on Seaforth in the Class 2-A final at noon. UCA (34-1) will tangle with Avery County (30-1) for the third year in a row and for the fourth time in as many tournaments in Class 1-A at 3 p.m. Avery County won in…
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Trinity, UCA flatten more wrestling foes; Dual team states coming up

Trinity, UCA flatten more wrestling foes; Dual team states coming up

Ethan Hines, shown here in last year's state tournament, has been a key member of Uwharrie Charter Academy's lineup in the lower weights. (Randolph Record file photo) Trinity and Uwharrie Charter Academy wrestling teams have geared up for the postseason in fine fashion. Trinity completed a sweep of the Piedmont Athletic Conference in duals by winning 70-0 last week at Eastern Randolph. The Bulldogs (33-0) capped the regular season by winning three meets on their home mats the next night in non-conference action. Trinity won all except one bout in defeating Asheboro 68-6. The Bulldogs also overwhelmed Kernersville Glenn by…
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