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Posted Saturday, February 7, 2015
Bakersville, NC - For the second year in a row, Mitchell defeated Chatham Central for the North Carolina High School Athletic Association 1-A state dual team wrestling title.
Mitchell scored a 42-30 victory over the visiting Bears in the 26th annual championships on Saturday evening. Kegan Hoilman, the 160-pound wrestler for the victorious Mountaineers, was named the Most Valuable Performer in the final.
Mitchell improved its record to 28-4 overall while Chatham Central slipped to 24-7.
Both schools were in their third dual-team final all-time, as Mitchell defeated Chatham Central 36-30 for the title in 2014 and was also the runner-up in the very first dual team championship in 1990. Chatham Central was the 1-A/2-A champion in 2005.Mitchell downed Mount Airy 45-34 in the West regional final while Chatham Central moved into the state championship with a 34-31 victory over Rosewood.
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