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WCHS wrestlers fall to Cookeville
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The Cookeville Cavalier wrestling team came to Warren County Tuesday night ranked as one of the top 25 teams in the state. The Pioneers found out why in a hurry.Cookeville won 11 of the 12 matches to crush Warren County 66-6 in the meet held at Charlie Dalton Gym. The loss dropped the Pioneers to 2-4 overall this season.Tucker Slatton saved the Pioneers from being swept by the Cavaliers as he won by pinfall in the final match.Cookeville’s skill on the mat was evident early as even the more seasoned Pioneers couldn’t find a way to win against the Cavaliers.Junior Ethan Turner started the event with a loss in the heavyweight division, getting pinned for only the second time this season.It started a trend of the Pioneers losing by pinfall at an alarming rate.