Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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January 23, 2013

Beavers claim tri-match

BLUEFIELD — Six Bluefield wrestlers won both of their matches during a tri-match on Wednesday at Bluefield Intermediate School.

Bluefield defeated Graham 42-31 and Tazewell 63-6.

It was Senior Night, with Bluefield represented by four seniors, including Brandon Eldridge, who is the second ranked Class AA/A wrestler in West Virginia in the 160-pound weight class.

Other seniors included Julius Thomas (220 pounds, 6th ranked), Shawn Pennington (195 pounds, ranked 6th) and Cory Bird (170 pounds).

Six Bluefield wrestlers finished 2-0 in the two matches, including Eldridge, Thomas, Pennington, Jose Tarin (145 pounds), Bryan Morris (152) and Mark Sutton (182).

Bluefield will participate in the Graham Invitational Duals on Saturday at Graham High School.

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