Wolverine Wrestling Club members compete Sunday in dual team competition in Hendersonville (photo courtesy WWC)

Members of Wolverine Wrestling Club took part Saturday and Sunday in The Blue Ridge Battle wrestling tourmanent in Hendersonville.

Team members competed in both the individual tournament and a six-team dual match tournament for high school-age teams. The WWC high school team placed third in Sunday’s dual event, falling 36-15 to Smoky Mountain Wrestling Club and 48-12 to Hendersonville Wrestling Club but scoring a 34-15 win over Blue Devil Wrestling Club, a 29-21 win over CHAOS and a 30-18 victory over Tuscola WC.

Hendersonville swept the competition to win the dual title.

In individual competition, Efrain Rivera scored the lone first place for local wrestlers with a win in the Middle School 98 class. Wolverine wrestlers did claim a number of podium finishes, though, including five second-place efforts.

Several Wolverine Wrestling Club members will travel Friday to compete in the Demon Style Duals in Winston-Salem.

6U 40/45
Round 1 – Dominic Ramirez (Wolverine Wrestling Club) p. Rhet Brooks (Denver Dragons) (Fall 0:46)
Round 2 – Archer Bowman (Burke Avengers) p. Dominic Ramirez (Fall 1:20)
Round 3 – Dominic Ramirez p. Easton Trantham (Smoky mountain Youth wrestling) (Fall 0:52)
Round 4 – Dominic Ramirez p. Easton Lambert ( Blue Devils Wrestling Club) (Fall 2:46)
Round 5 – Dominic Ramirez p. Kuechly Faulkenberry (Smoky mountain Youth wrestling) (Fall 1:15)
Round 6 – Kellan Dedmon (Darkhorse) p. Dominic Ramirez Fall 1:29)
Round 8 – Dominic Ramirez won in sudden victory – 1 over Grayson Ford (Eastside Youth Wrestling), SV-1 8-6
Clayton Lowdermilk (Haywood Elite) p. Dominic Ramirez (Fall 0:31)

10U 65
Round 1 – Graham Surface (Wolverine Wrestling Club) p. Wyatt Coker (Mountaineer Wrecking Crew) (Fall 0:41)
Round 2 – Camdyn Gash ( Blue Devils Wrestling Club) d. Graham Surface, 4-2
Round 3 – Sawyer Norton (DeHart Wrestling Academy) d. Graham Surface, 8-7

10U 70/75
Round 1 – Eric Ramirez (Wolverine Wrestling Club) maj. dec. Bryson Turner (Black Mountain Wrestling Club), 9-0
Round 2 – Eric Ramirez p. Celso Montiel (Smoky mountain Youth wrestling) (Fall 2:25)
Round 3 – Seth Stoltzfus (Blue Devils Wrestling Club) tech fall Eric Ramirez, 16-1

Middle School 98
Round 1 – Efrain Rivera (Wolverine Wrestling Club) tech fall Kolton Deaton (Team Chaos), 19-3
Round 2 – Efrain Rivera p. Malaki Sizemore (Real Life Wrestling) (Fall 0:37)
Round 4 – Efrain Rivera d. Sheppard Homan d. Blue Devils Wrestling Club), 2-0
Round 5 – Efrain Rivera won by tech fall Kamden Moore (Team Chaos), 17-0

Middle School 113
Round 1 – Jaxtyn Virgil (Wolverine Wrestling Club) p. Kale Oates (Team Chaos) (Fall 1:47)
Round 2 – Jaxtyn Virgil p. Logan Hudson (Eastside Youth Wrestling) (Fall 3:33)
Round 4 – Jaxtyn Virgil p. Arya Vyas (Carolina Blinders) (Fall 1:08)
Round 5 – Alexander Cecil (Madison wrestling club) maj. dec. Jaxtyn Virgil, 16-2

Middle School 120
Quarterfinal – Conner Ahlert (Wolverine Wrestling Club) tech fall Amari Slaughter (Carolina Blinders), 16-0
Semifinal – Tristan Eziekiel Queen (Blue Devils Wrestling Club) d. Conner Ahlert, 6-2
Cons. Semi – Conner Ahlert p. Logan Hudson (Eastside Youth Wrestling) (Fall 2:32)
3rd Place Match – Conner Ahlert p. Henry Spivey (Mountaineer Wrecking Crew) (Fall 4:25)

High School 120
Round 1 – Kaiden Deaton (Team Chaos) d. Carter Wade (Wolverine Wrestling Club), 6-3
Round 2 – Luke Johannes (Carolina Blinders) p. Carter Wade (Fall 2:58)
Round 3 – Christian Gibson (Haywood Elite) d. Carter Wade, 6-3
Round 5 – Carter Wade won by disqualification over Davey McCoy (Smoky mountain Youth wrestling)

Middle School 152
Round 1 – Ilia Ciudinov (Apple Valley Middle School) p. Zach McCraw (Wolverine Wrestling Club) (Fall 2:27)
Round 2 – Zach McCraw p. Samuel Curtis (Independent) (Fall 1:06)
Round 3 – Zach McCraw p. Luke Laster (Carolina Blinders) (Fall 2:09)

High School 152
Round 1 – Eduardo Rodriguez (North Henderson) p. Andres Sanchez (Wolverine Wrestling Club) (Fall 1:12)
Round 2 – William McCoy (Smoky mountain Youth wrestling) p. Andres Sanchez (Fall 1:11)

High School 160
Quarterfinal – Zalen McCraw (Wolverine Wrestling Club) p. Andrew Reynolds (Mountain Wrestling Academy) (Fall 2:59)
Semifinal – Zalen McCraw d. Ty Walker (Mountaineer Wrecking Crew), 12-6
1st Place Match – Marcus McCarson (Eastside Youth Wrestling) maj. dec. Zalen McCraw, 11-2

High School 182
Round 1 – Jadyn Virgil (Wolverine Wrestling Club) p. Jayden Oates (Team Chaos) (Fall 3:14)
Round 2 – Jadyn Virgil p. Jaxon Metcalf (Eastside Youth Wrestling) (Fall 0:58)
Round 3 – Said Gasimov (Carolina Blinders) d. Jadyn Virgil, 7-0