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Wrestlers complete first week

Staff Report

The Tallassee High School wrestling Tigers are off to a good start.

The season began last Tuesday in Tallassee with match wins vs. Russell County (54-21), Brewbacker Tech (72-12) and Dadeville (78-0).

On Thursday, the Tigers were beaten 59-15 at Auburn. Tallassee came back on Friday to beat Elmore County 58-18.

The Tigers won the Tallassee Duals on Saturday sweeping Beauregard (51-0), Prattville (51-0), Holtville (60-0) and Reeltown (66-0).

Head coach John Mask spoke about the lone setback to Class 7A Auburn.

"We took it on the chin and were humbled," he said. "The young men bounced back. Auburn is really good."

Tallassee (8-1) travels to Alex City on Tuesday, Dec. 4 to face Benjamin Russell in junior varsity and varsity matches beginning at 5:00.

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