Lewisburg wrestlers take second at Charger Challenge meet

Photo: Lewisburg individual champions at Saturday’s Charger Challenge wrestling meet in Oxford (Credit @LHSW2022 on Twitter)

Lewisburg wrestlers finished second at Saturday’s Charger Challenge wrestling meet in Oxford.

Cabot (Arkansas) won the team title with 262.0 points to the Patriots 197.0 points. Oxford took third, followed by North Pontotoc and John Carroll (Alabama) to complete the top five team finishers.  

Seven Lewisburg wrestlers finished either first or second in their particular weight division.

Individual champions from the Patriots were Colton Parnell (113 pounds), Coleman Dowell (195), Demetrius Farewell (220) and Sammy Bahhur (285). Lewisburg runners-up were Logan Bradley (126 pounds), Parker Bradley (170), and Kylan Speed (285). 

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