Falcons wrestle tight third in WPAC

By Tanya Chilton tchilton@civitasmedia.com

February 6, 2014

EAST BEND — Forbush Falcons named four wrestlers to All-conference team and two received honorable mention at the Western Piedmont Athletic Conference wrestling tournament over the weekend.

Forbush finished third in the WPAC tournament and Head Forbush Coach Jeff Farmer said they closely contended for second.

All-conference Falcon recipients were Edwin Alvarenga at 120; Storm Long at 132; Isaac McMillan at 152; and Dylan Edwards at 195.

Honorable Mention All-Conference recipients by placing third were Caleb Price at 106 pounds and Tyler Hailey at 138 pounds.

McMillan is listed as the number one seed in regional standings and has a 40-1 record.

Farmer said he believes the team will send at least three to state competition and could send four.

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