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Brevards Eric Evanger Finishes Second

 

Evanger rolled to victory in his first-round match,winning by pin.(Photo By Robbie Robertson)

It was perhaps fitting that the state wrestling championship in the 112-pound class would come

down to two rivals from the mountains: Brevard's Eric Evanger and Robbinsville's Weston Haney.

Haney, a senior, built an early lead and controlled the final five minutes of the match to win the state title by a 4-0 score.

Evanger, a junior, came into the match with a 37-3 record — two of those losses against Haney this season. Haney had lost but one match all year and was 39-1.

Haney scored a take-down at the 1:07 mark and was able to stay on top of Evanger for the remainder of the period....



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