Welcome to the 2017 - 2018 OHS Wrestling Season

Head Coach Spenser Poteat 

919-302-3038

spenser.poteat@orange.k12.nc.us


Latest News and Results

2/19/2018

Our Orange Panthers fought a tough battle in Greensboro over the weekend @ the State Tournament. Orange can in 4th with 80.5 pts & placed four wrestlers on the podium. 

1st 182 lbs Josiah Ramirez

2nd 195 lbs Braden Homsey

3rd 138 lbs Levi Anderson

4th 132 lbs Bailey Hawkins

Congratulations to Our Panthers for such a GREAT season

 

2/9/2018

This weekend our Orange Panthers went to battle for the 3A Mideast Regional title & for placers at the State tournament next weekend in Greensboro. Orange placed 3rd in Region with 161 points. The Panthers faced many tough matches & placed 6 Panthers into the State tournament next weekend.

Regional Placers

1st Place 182 lbs Josiah Ramirez

1st Place 195 lbs Braden Homsey

1st Place 285 lbs Daylen Alston

3rd Place 138 lbs Levi Anderson

3rd Place 160 lbs Avery Jenkins

4th Place 132 lbs Bailey Hawkins

 

3A Mideast Regional Results

 

Congratulations to 113 lbs Mitchell Askew & 126 lbs Gavin Wiggins for reaching the 100th Career Match WIN mark. GREAT job.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Congratulations to the Josiah, Braden & Daylen on winning the Regions & the Regional placers & Good Luck @ State next weekend in Greenboro as they go after the State Championship.

The 3A State tournament schedule

Thursday, February 15th

4:00 PM – 3A First Round

Friday, February 16th

9:00 AM – First Consolations (2A, 3A, 4A), followed by Quarterfinals (2A, 3A, 4A)

2:00 PM – Quarterfinals (1A), followed by Second Consolations (2A, 3A, 4A)

6:00 PM – Semifinals (All Classes)

Saturday, February 17th

9:00 A.M. – 1sThird Consolations (2A, 3A, 4A), followed by Consolation Semifinals (All Classes), followed by 3rd/5th place consolation

4:30 P.M. – Parade of Champions and Championship Finals

GO Panthers !!!!!!!!!!

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Tonight starts the 3A Mideast Regional Tournament @ Chapel Hill HS. The wrestling starts @ 6:00 pm, Our Orange Panthers will have ALL 14 weight classes represented. Come out & support Our Orange Panthers. Wrestling will continue Saturday @ 9:30 am thru the finals. Top 4 placers continue to Greensboro for the State Finals. Go PANTHERS !!!!

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2/3/2018

Today our Orange Panthers traveled to Geensboro for the 3A Dual Team Championship match. The Panthers started strong but unfortunately hit some bumps in the Road to the Championship. The Panthers fell behind & never recovered. Final Score Orange 31 Piedmont 33. Now on the 3A Mideast Regions in Chapel Hill on Friday & Saturday.

results

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2/1/2018

The Road to the Championship continued tonight at Cape Fear High School. GREAT Orange Panther fan turnout to see the Orange Panthers vs Cape Fear in Round 3 of the 3A East Dual Team Championship. The match started at 145 lbs, Levi Anderson won by major decision 15-2 to put the Panthers in the lead. Mario Mandujano lost by pin & Orange forfeited at 160 lbs to trail 12-4 going into the 170 lbs match. Avery Jenkins won by decision 4-3 late in the 3rd period to cut into Cape Fears lead 12-7. At 182 lbs Caleb Brimmer trailing 2-0 when late in the 2nd period gets a reversal to tie the score 2-2 going into the 3rd period. Caleb turned his opponent middle of the 3rd period scoring a pin at the 4:33 mark which gave the Panthers the lead 13-12. Josiah Ramirez wrestling 195 lbs wrestled tough & won by decision 9-3 to add to the Panthers lead 16-12. Braden Homsey bumped up to 220 lbs & worked his opponent to a major decision 13-2 to increase the Panther lead to 20-12. In the heavyweight match Daylen Alston wrestled a close match but lost by a decision of 3-2 making the score 20-15 Orange. in the 106 lbs match Kessel Summers used 4 takedowns to win a decision 8-3 & inrease the Panthers lead 23-15. Mitchell Askew at 113 lbs wrestled a tough opponent but Mitchell worked him a pin at the 4:30 mark increasing the Panther lead to 29-15. At 120 lbs Justin Hutchins wrestled a very tough match. Trailing 2-0 going into the 3rd period, Justin worked an escape & with the period coming to an end he scored a takedown to win by decision 3-2 increasing the Pather lead to 32-15. Gavin Wiggins at 126 lbs had his hands full with a tough opponent. With the score tied at 4-4 going into the 3rd period, Gavin took the down position & escaped to take the lead 5-4. Late in the 3rd period there was a scramble & unfortunately Gavin lost the match by a decision 6-5. The Panthers lead was cut to 32-18. The Panthers optioned to forfeit the last 2 match & won the 3rd round 32-30. Now on to the winner of the West Brunswick vs Union Pines match. West Brunswick won 40-28 & was the Panthers next opponent.  

Round 4 began at 152 lbs. Mario Mandujano won by decision 11-9. The Panthers started with a 3-0 lead. At 160 lbs, Avery Jenkins lost by pin. Caleb Brimmer 170, fought a tough match but lost by major decision 14-5. West Brunswick had taken the lead 10-3. Josiah Ramirez 182 lbs, wasted no time pinning his opponent in 0:59 followed by Braden Homsey 195 lbs, pinning at the 2:14 mark. The Panthers regained the lead 15-10. Donald Hicks 220 lbs lost by decision 9-5 & Daylen Alston 285 lbs had a quick pin in 1:23 to increase the Panther lead to 21-13. Kessell Summers 106 lbs got caught & lost by pin in 3:50. At 113, Mitchell Askew battled with a tough opponent scoring 4 nearfalls which led to the major decision 13-4 increasing the Panther lead to 25-19. The Panthers then went on a roll, Justin Hutchins 120 lbs pinned in 2:43, Gavin Wiggins 126 lbs pinned in 2:00 & Bailey Hawkins 132 lbs pinned in 1:02 to increase the Panther lead to 43-19. With the win at hand, the Panthers forfeited the last 2 matches to finish the match 43-31 & take the 3A East Region Dual Team Championship & on to Greensboro for the 3A Dual Team Championship against Piedmont. The Championship wrestling will start @ 12:00 noon @ Greensboro Coliseum – Fieldhouse. Come out & support the Orange Panthers as they have a rematch with Piedmont for the Championship. Go PANTHERS

Round 3 & 4 results

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1/30/2018

The Road to the Championship began tonight at Orange HS. In Round 1 Our Orange Panthers faced Gray's Creek. The match started at 195 lbs. where Donald Hicks received a forfeit. Braden Homsey thirsty to wrestle was bumped up to 220 lbs. A takedown, nearfall 2 & 1:54 later he had a pin. Daylen Alston 285 lbs worked his opponent to a 10-1 lead before pinning him at the 1:54 mark. Kessel Summers (106 lbs) & Mitchell Askew (113 lbs) received forfeits. Justin Hutchins at 120 lbs fell behind early, then worked to a lead before being decisioned late in the 3rd period 9-3. Gavin Wiggins 126 lbs, worked his opponent with takedowns to a major decision 19-6. Bailey Hawkins 132 lbs used a few nearfall 3s to also win by major decsion 12-0. Levi Anderson 138 lbs, wrestle a close match winning by decision 5-3. Malcolm Phillips 145 lbs wrestled tough but was countered for a loss 9-0. Mario Mandujano 152 lbs, wrestled a tough close match to a 7-5 decision. Avery Jenkins 160 lbs, built up a 13-0 lead before pinning his opponet at the 4:42 mark. Francisco McKinley 170 lbs used little time to pin his opponent at the 1:31 mark. Last but certainly not least, Chandler Harward 182 lbs, pinned his opponent in 2:45 to end the match with the win 62-7 & move on to Round 2 to face Morehead. 

Round 2 was Fighting Panther against Orange Panther. The match started at 220 lbs with Donald Hicks gaining a pin at the 2:55 mark. Daylen Alston 285 wrestled a very smart match winning by decision 3-2. Kessell Summers 106, received a forfeit. Mitchell Askew 113 lbs used a lot of offensive moves to tech fall his opponent 15-0. Justin Hutchins 120 lbs skillfully out wrestled his opponent to a 10-1 major decision. Gavin Wiggins 126, pinned in 2:36 & Bailey Hawkins 132 lbs won by tech fall 16-1.Levi Anderson 138 met a very tall opponent & lost an 11-8 decision. Malcolm Phillips 145 lbs met a tough opponent fighting from his back a few times before being pinned in 5:11. Mario Mandujano 152 lbs, met a tough & skilled opponent & managed to fight from his back losing by tech fall 17-2. Avery Jenkins 160 lbs took command of his match early & ending it with a pin in 0:40. At 170 Trey Jones wrestled a tough match leading in the 3rd period before being injured. Get Well soon Trey. Josiah Ramirez 182 lbs, wasted not time working his opponent to a pin in 0:49. The last match was Braden Homsey receiving a forfeit. Orange Panthers win 53-20 & advance to Round 3.

It was a GREAT night to be a PANTHER. The fan support was awesome between parents, alumni, cheerleaders, & of course POUNCH the PANTHER. Orange has earned a spot in Round 3. As of print time no update on who, when or where. Stay tuned as the web will be updated as the information becomes available. GREAT Job Panthers!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Round 1 & 2 results

 

The Road to the Championship continues Thursday night with Round 3. Orange will face Cape Fear, West Brunswick faces Union Pines. Winners will meet in Round 4. Site is Cape Fear High School, wrestling starts @ 6:00 pm. Come out & support Our Orange Panthers. Go PANTHERS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Updated Brakets

 

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Note: Start time changed from 6:00 pm -> 5:00 pm 

 

The Road to the State 3A Dual Team Championships starts tomorrow 

In Round 1 Grays Creek vs Orange, Morehead vs Franklinton

In Round 2 the winners of Round will face off.

Wrestling starts @ 5:00 pm in the Orange Panther Dome.

Come out & support Our Orange Panthers as they compete for the State Dual Team Championship. Go Panthers!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Click here for Bracket

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1/25/2018

Tonight Our Orange Panthers finished the trip for the Big Eight Conference Championship. Bailey Hawkins (132) wrestled a tough match finally pinning his opponent at the 6:00 minute mark. Levi Anderson (138) followed with a pin in 0:23. Next up Malcolm Phillips (145) pinned in 0:50. Mario Mandujano (152) worked his opponent to his back for a pin at the 1:20 mark. At 160, Avery Jenkins received a forfeit. Trey Jones (170) followed with a pin in 1:17. Josiah Ramirez (182) wrestled to a major decision 14-3. Braden Homsey (195) finally had a match & won by pin in 0:31. Donald Hicks (220) wrestled a tough opponent fighting off his back in the third period to lose the decision 6-1.  with no opponent to wrestle Daylen Alston (285) received a forfeit. Kessell Summers (106) had a 6-0 lead before getting caught & pinned. Tough match Kessell. Mitchell Askew (113) bounced back from Wednesday nights loss with a pin in 1:06. Justin Hutchins (120) scored his 2nd pin in two nights at the 3:23 mark. Gavin Wiggins (126) finished out the meet with a pin in 2:48. Overall Our Orange wrestlers wrestled well. A GREAT WIN to honor the Seniors on Senior Night. Thanks to the fans, Pounce the Panther, the cheerleaders & special guest Thys Oldenburg for attending. The night would not have been complete without the Junior Wrestling exhibition, Thanks Coach Randall & Coach Horne. 

Results from Orange vs Southern Durham held @ Orange HS 01/25/2018
    Orange 70       Southern Durham 9    
Wt                   Score
132   Bailey Hawkins O   pinned   Anincoo Nyaangoro SD   6:00
138   Levi Anderson O   pinned   Demetrius Moore SD   0:23
145   Malcolm Phillips O   pinned   Juddah Hardville SD   0:50
152   Mario Manduiano O   pinned   Tyshawn Watson SD   1:20
160   Avery Jenkins O   by forfeit          
170   Trey Jones O   pinned   A'Cire Collins SD   1:17
182   Josiah Ramirez O   major dec'd   Zatay Lindensy SD   13-3
195   Braden Homsey O   pinned   William Torian SD   0:31
220   Xavier McGhee SD   decisioned   Donald Hicks O   6-1
285   Daylen Alston O   by forfeit          
106   Shaheem Davis SD   pinned   Kessel Summers O   3:34
113   Mitchell Askew O   pinned   Tyree Hunter SD   1:06
120   Justin Hutchins O   pinned   Raymond Pamplin SD   3:23
126   Gavin Wiggins O   major dec'd   Zion Mcare SD   2:48

 

 

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1/24/2018

Tonight Our Orange Panthers took another step toward the conference championship with a 58-18 win over Northern Durham. Kessell Summers started the match with a pin. Mitchell Askew met a tough opponent and was pinned. Justin Hutchins scored a 2:42 pin. Gavin Wiggins worked his opponenet to a 14-6 major decision. Bailey Hawkins pinned in 3:10. Levi Anderson received a forfeit. Like Riley met another tough opponent and was pinned. At the halfway mark Orange led 28-12. Mario Manduiano & Avery Jenkins fought tough matches and were decisioned. Trey Jones pinned in 1:49, Josiah Ramirez pinned in 1:26. Braden Homsey & Donald Hicks received forfeits while Daylen Alston pinned in 0:47. GREAT night by the Orange Panthers winning 58-18. 

Thursday Night is SENIOR Night vs Southern Durham and the final regular season match for the Conference Championship. Come out & support the Orange Panther Seniors as well as watch the Orange Panthers go for their 16 consective Conference Championship. Senior ceremonies start @ 6:00 pm followed by the match vs Southern Durham. Go Panthers !!!!!       

    Orange 58       Northern Durham 18    
Wt                   Score
106   Kessel Summers O   pinned   Deonte Smith ND   3:24
113   Gerald Mills ND   pinned   Mitchell Askew O   1:36
120   Justin Hutchins O   pinned   Kyle Jackson ND   2:42
126   Gavin Wiggins O   major dec'd   Derishio Ried ND   14-6
132   Bailey Hawkins O   pinned   Marcus De La Rosa ND   3:10
138   Levi Anderson O   by forfeit          
145   Hai Siu ND   pinned   Luke Rikey O   0:55
152   Rueben Dunbar ND   decisioned   Mario Manduiano O   11-4
160   Donald Cates ND   decisioned   Avery Jenkins O   7-1
170   Trey Jones O   pinned   Christian Dixon ND   1:49
182   Josiah Ramirez O   pinned   Alik House ND   1:26
195   Braden Homsey O   by forfeit          
220   Donald Hicks O   by forfeit          
285   Daylen Alston O   pinned   Tyric Hicks ND   0:47



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Tonight January 24, 2018 Our Panthers will travel to Northern Durham for a conference match starting @ 6:00 pm.

Senior Night will be Thursday night January 25, 2018 @ 6:00 pm vs Southern Durham @ Orange.

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1/14/2018

 

Panthers are KING at King of Kings Tournament in Charlotte

This weekend Our Orange Panthers traveled to Olympic High School in Charlotte. It was a 16 team tounnament. Our Panthers wrestled tough, They started with the lead & kept adding to it thoughout the tournament to the end. By the end of the day Our Panthers with a score of 209.5. 

Placers

1st 126 lbs Gavin Wiggins

1st 195 lbs Braden Homsey

2nd 120 lbs Justin Hutchins

2nd 132 lbs Bailey Hawkins

2nd 138 lbs Levi Anderson

2nd 182 lbs Josiah Ramirez

2nd 285 lbs Daylen Alston

3rd 113 lbs Mitchell Askew

3rd 145 lbs Luke Riley

3rd 170 lbs Trey Jones

GREAT JOB Panthers

 

 

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Our JV Panthers traveled to Dudley for the JV Tournament, The JV Pamthers

were very successful & took 1st with 159.5 points.

Placers:

1st 170 lbs Jacob Chapman

1st 285 lbs Juan Navarro

2nd 120 lbs Daniel Dunn

2nd 138 lbs Gasiah Drewery

2nd 145 lbs Jonah Jimenez

2nd 160 lbs Michael Copeland

2nd 182 lbs Xavier Tinnan

3rd 126 lbs Noah Davis

3rd 195 lbs Chandler Harward

4th 138 lbs Hayden Horne

GREAT JOB JV

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Next up:

Senior Night Wednesday January 17, 2018 @ 6:00 pm vs Southern Durham.

This up coming weekend is the Apex Friendship Tournament @ Friendship High School Apex @ 9:00 am

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1/10/2018

Our Orange Panthers hosted the Chapel Hill Tigers in a conference match tonight. The match started at 285 lbs where Daylen Alston started the team scoring by receiving a forfeit. The 106 lbs match featured Kessel Summers winning by decision of 13-7 to increase the Orange lead to 9-0. In the 113 lbs match Mitchell Askew worked his opponent to a pin at the 4:34 mark. Panthers lead 15-0. At 120 lbs Justin Hutchins lost a heart breaker in over time 6-4 & Chapel Hill was on the board. Gavin Wiggins at 126 lbs won by technical fall, followed by a Bailey Hawkins (132 lbs) pin in 2:51, a Levi Anderson (138 lbs) major decision & a Luke Riley (145 lbs) pin to push the Panther lead to 36-3. Mario Manduiano (152 lbs) lost a battle at the 5:20 mark to cut the Panther lead to 36-9. The upper weights took control of the match with four pins. Avery Jenkins (160 lbs) pinned in 2:56, Trey Jones (170 lbs) pinned in 3:38, Josiah Ramirez (182 lbs) pinned in 0:48 & last but certainly not least, Braden Homsey (195 lbs) pinned @ the 0:39 mark. In the last match 220, Donald Hicks faced a tough Bradley Kenyon. He kept the match close but was pinned at 2:55. Final 60-15 Orange. Another GREAT Conference WIN tonight making the Panthers 5-0 in conference with two conference matches to go. 1/17 (Senior night) vs Southern Durham & 1/24 at Northern Durham. This weekend the Panthers travel to Charlotte's Olympic HS for the King of Kings tournament to continue to hone their skills for the up coming State Team Duals & the Individual Championship next month. Good Luck Panthers !!!!!!!!!!!!!!

results of Chapel Hill

 

Next up: 

 

1/13/2018 King of Kings Tournament

held @ Olympic HS, Charlotte NC

17 team tournament

starting Saturday 13, 2018 @ 09:30 

 

 

1/09/2018 Panthers WIN 4 conference match vs Northwood. Our Panthers traveled to Northwood HS tonight to face the Northwood Chargers. They are in a rebuilding year & put up some stiff resistance vs the Panthers. The Panthers started stron winning the first 6 matches. Northwood managed 2 wins then the Panthers took over winning the next 4 matches. By the end of the evening the Panthers had built up a 58-18 WIN. 

click here for results

 

Next up: 

 

1/13/2018 King of Kings Tournament

held @ Olympic HS, Charlotte NC

17 team tournament

starting Saturday 13, 2018 @ 09:30 

 

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12/30/17

Our Panthers traveled to West Stanly for West Stanly OPEN. The trip started early with the bus leaving @ 5:20 am to make the 8:00 am weigh in. The OPEN was a 6 team round robin consisting of Albemarle, Central Davidson, Parkwood, West Stanly, Mount Pleasant & Orange. The Panthers won over Central Davidson 59-18, won over West Stanly 64-6, won over Albemarle 71-6 & Parkwood 72-6. The came the last match Orange vs Mount Pleasant. Mount Pleasant took the lead 5-0 with a Tech Fall @ 138 lbs, Orange cam back with a pin @ 145 by Levi Anderson, Mario Manduiano added a pin, Avery Jenkins scored a Tech Fall, Trey Jones added a pin as did Josiah Ramirez & Braden Homsey to help Orange build a 35-5 lead. Orange lost at 220 lbs by pin cuting the lead to 35-11. The heavyweight match went down to the final seconds with Daylen Alston winning 3-2 increasing the lead to 38-11. yielded no points At 106 lbs Orange lost by pin. Mitch Askew came thru with a pin to make the score 44-17. Orange lost by pin @ 120 & Gavin Wiggins received a forfeit to make the score 50-23 going into the 132 lbs match. Bailey Hawkins wrestled a tough match which ended 7-7 in regulation time, the first overtime ended with no points scored. Next was the 30 sec OT for each wrestler, Bailey chose down, escaped & ended the 30 sec period with a takedown to lead 10-7. Bailey had top for the 2nd 30 sec period, he was reversed & the period ended with Bailey Hawkins winnings 10-9 to give the Panthers a 53-23 win over Mount Pleasant. What a GREAT effort put forth by TEAM ORANGE. Bailey Hawkins also won the MVW of the OPEN. What a GREAT team effort to get ready for th Quinton Crosby next weekend, but next up Northwood @ Northwood on Wednesday January 3rd. FANTASTIC fans support this weekend. If I didn't know better I would have thought is was a HOME match. GO PANTHERS !!!!

West Stanly Results

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12/23/17

This weekend Our Panthers traveled to Chapel Hill for the 36 team Tiger Classic. This was a 2 day tournament consisting of some very competitive wrestling. After the first day the Panthers found themselves trailing Piedmont by 5 pts with 11 wrestlers remaining. Saturday started fast with consolation matches as 7 wrestlers prepared for the semi-finals. The Panthers had now taken a 15 pt lead over Piedmont. 4 wrestlers won their semifinals Avery Jenkins (160), Trey Jones (170), Josiah Ramirez (182) & Braden Homsey (195). In the finals Avery Jenkins lost a tough 7-2 decision & Trey Jones fell to a pin to take 2nd place. Josiah Ramirez wrestled a tough Tyrese Byrd of South View taking 1st place with a 4-1 decision. Braden Homsey wrestled Cameron Blizard of Ragsdale to a 5-3 decision to take 1st place. Piedmont stayed at the Panthers heels but could never quite catch up, Panthers WIN Tiger with 230.5 over 2nd place Piedmont 201.5. AWESOME wrestling by the Panthers guaranteed the WIN. Next up is West Stanly on Saturday @ 9:00 am in West Stanly.

Congratulation to Daylen Alston on his 100th WIN.

Results

1st place 182 lbs Josiah Ramirez

1st place 195 lbs Braden Homsey

2nd place 160 lbs Avery Jenkins

2nd place 170 lbs Trey Jones

3rd place 113 lbs Mitchell Askew

3rd place 126 lbs Gavin Wiggins

4th place 285 lbs Daylen Alston

5th place 132 lbs Bailey Hawkins

6th place 152 lbs Mario Manduianno

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12/20/17

Tonight our Panthers traveled cross town to meet Cedar Ridge. Cedar Ridge is in a rebuilding year & forfeited 7 matches. The Panthers went on to win the remaining 7 matches & win their 3 conference match 81-0. Next up the Panthers travel to Chapel Hill to compete in the Tiger Classic on Friday & Saturday. See you @ The Tiger.

 results from Cedar Ridge

 

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12/16/17

This weekend Our Panthers traveled to Mebane to compete in the 18 team Eastern Alamance Eagle Classic. Our Panthers fell behind Northwest Guilford on Friday night. The Panthers made up ground pushing 10 wrestlers into the semi-finals on Saturday. At the end of the semi-finals the Panthers pushed 8 of the ten wrestlers into the finals moving back into the lead. After all the mat dust had settled the Panthers had 4 1st, 4 2nd, 1 3rd & 3 5th placers amassing 252.5 points to  take 1st place ahead of Northwest Guilford. Great job preparing for the upcoming Chapel Hill Tiger Classic next weekend.

Finalists:

1st 132 lbs Bailey Hawkins

1st 182 lbs Josiah Ramirez

1st 195 lbs Braden Homsey

1st  285 lbs Daylen Alston

2nd 113 lbs Mitchell Askew

2nd 120 lbs Justin Hutchins

2nd  132 lbs Gavin Wiggins

2nd  160 lbs Avery Jenkins

3rd 220 lbs Jake McBroom

5th 138 lbs CT Lopeman

5th 152 lbs Mario Manduiano

5th 170 lbs Trey Jones

Team Scores

Brackets

 

Next up

12/20/17 @ 6:00 pm @ Cedar Ridge

12/22/17 @ 4:00 pm Chapel Hill Tiger Classic continuing on 12/23/17

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12/13/17

Tonight Our Panthers faced the Hornets of Hillside for their 2nd conference match. The Hornets were short a few wrestlers & Our Panthers wrestled to a 84-0 Win. 

match results

Varsity will be traveling on Friday & Saturday December 15th 5:00 pm/16th 9:00 am to Eastern Alamance for the Eastern Alamance Tournament held @ the Mebane Arts and Community Center while the JV will be hosting Orange JV Duals @ Orange High starting @ 10:00 on Saturday December 16th.

 

Come out & SUPPORT OUR Panthers

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12/8/17

Orange Wrestling will NOT be attending the Jerry Daniels Invitational in Knightdale on Saturday December 9 due to weather. Varsity practice will he held today Friday December 8. Practice for Saturday December 9 is TBD & will be updated when the decision is made. Stay tuned. 

The JV tournament scheduled for tomorrow December 9 at South Stokes has been CANCELED due to weather. There will be NO JV practice Friday December 8 or Saturday December 9.


 

12/5/17

     Tonight our Orange Panthers traveled to East Chapel Hill to face a young Wildcat team. The Panthers wrestled the Wildcats to a 78-3 Win for the first confrerence Win. The Pathers will be traveling to High Point for the Southwest Guilford Round Robin on Saturday. Wrestling begins @ 9:00. Come out & support Our Orange Panthers.

East Chapel Hill Results

 


12/2/17

Panthers WIN 2017 Jim King Orange Invitational Tournament.

This weekend Our Orange Panthers hosted a 22 Team tournament. The tournament started on Friday with 3 Championship & 2 Consolations rounds. The wrestling was tough but the Orange Panthers coaching staff prepared them for battle. The wrestling continued Saturday with a tough Cary on the Panthers heels. After all the mat dust had settled the Panther had 4 Champions, 2 runner-ups, 2 3rd placers with a 4th, 5th, & 6th place to combine for 11 placers of 14 wrestlers. The Panthers gave it all & left it on the mat to amass 259.0 pts to out pace the Cary Imps scoring 239.0. Impressive performance plenty of GREAT wrestling memories. See below for the team scores, final match results & brackets. Special THANKS to the Hospitality Staff. The food was GREAT & you provided the Coaches with a place to enjoy it. Next up Wednesday Dececber 6th @ East Chapel Hill @ 6:00 pm. Come out & support Our Panthers, See you around the mat.

2017 JKO Results

1st 132 lbs Bailey Hawkins

1st 182 lbs Josiah Ramirez

1st 195 lbs Braden Homsey

1st 285 lbs Daylen Alston

2nd 113 lbs Mitchell Askew

2nd 160 lbs Avery Jenkins

3rd 126 lbs Gavin Wiggins

3rd 170 lbs Trey Jones

4th 145 lbs CT Lopeman

5th 220 lbs Jake McBroom

6th 132 lbs Luke Riley

MOW Chance Kilcrease 126 lbs Southern Alamance

Most Pins in Fastest Time Kaleb Williams 120 lbs Apex, 4 pins in 3:51

Fastest Pin Jake McBroom 220 lbs Orange 0:07

GREAT performance by the Orange Panthers

 

JKO Team Scores

JKO Final Matches

JKO Brackets


11/21/17 

Tonight our Orange Panthers hosted the Thanksgiving Duals. In the first match Orange met up with Riverside Coached by Brandon Palmer. Riverside is a young team looking to gain experience & our Panthers wrestled to a 80-0 win, In the second match the Panthers met up with Northwood, Coached by former Orange Panther Cliff Davis. Northwood is in a rebuilding year & our Panthers won 66-13. By the third match, the Jim King gym was full of Orange Wrestling Alumni & the gym temperature was rising. The Panthers faced a tough Southeast Guilford team. The matches went back & forth starting with the 126 lbs match thru the 195 lb match. The Panthers found the edge to extend the lead to 41-21 with 2 matches left. The Panthers came away with a Thanksgiving win 41-31. It was a GREAT battle & a tribute both teams. The fans definitely got their moneys worth of excitement. Our Panthers will get a well deserved break for Thanksgiving & then start preparing for the JKO on Dec 1/2. Thanks for the GREAT turnout by the fans to watch their Panthers. Congratulations to Josiah Ramirez on his 100th WIN, GREAT job Josiah. Happy Thanksgiving to ALL. See you after Thanksgiving.

Thanksgiving Duals Results

 

 


11/18/17

Panthers WIN, Panthers WIN

Today OUR Orange Panthers held the Orange Duals @ Orange High. Our Panthers wrestled Sanderson, North Davidson & South Stokes. The fans had a chance to watch numerous wrestlers perform. The wrestlers were well prepared for the duals & showed their talents. Panthers start season 3-0.  Next up the Thanksgiving Quad, Tuesday November 21 @ 6:00 pm. See you then

Orange Duals Results

Match Schedule

JV Tournament @ Union Pines 9:00 am

 


 11/9/17

Hello Team Orange parents and friends,

Reminder - The parent meeting is Thursday, November 9th in room 400 at 6:45pm.  Everyone is strongly encouraged to attend this meeting.  You will meet the coaches, hear about the upcoming season and learn how you can help the team throughout the season.

PLEASE HELP!!  We need LOTS of help after the parent meeting to season all of the pork loins.  We need as many parents/ friends/ wrestlers as we can get.  We should have over 200 pork loins so the more helpers the better.  I know that everyone will be tired but many hands make light work.

Fundraiser- Our second fundraiser of the year - PORK LOIN SALE!!  If you haven’t seen your son’s pork loin tickets yet, please ask about them.  We are selling them for $25 each.  Please collect the money up front and give the customer the top half of the ticket.  Pick up is Saturday, November 11th at 1pm by the small gym.
 

 10/14/17

2017 SGT Mark Adams

'Make a Difference' FCA Wrestling Clinic

October 14, 2017 Registration 8:30 a.m.

to be held @ Orange High

Coach Dan Wirnsberger

             Head Wrestling Coach Bucknell University
Click Here for Registration Form


9/23/2017

A huge thank you to our friends, families and community for making our Annual Carwash Fundraiser a huge success!