Blair Academy Finishes in Top Spot at Wrestling Tournament
New Jersey team Blair Academy, one of the top high school teams in the nation, captured first place with 200.5 points at the Geary Wrestling Tournament Jan. 9-10. Last year's team winner, Broken Arrow, took second place. Blair Academy led the tournament with five individual championships, followed by Stillwater with three, and Broken Arrow with two.
Geary sophomore Ethan Allen placed third in the 120 weight category at the tournament. The Geary/Watonga team placed 15th overall among the field of 24 teams. Over 250 wrestlers from across the state, as well as high schools in Texas, New Mexico and New Jersey competed in the 71st Geary Tournament, the longest running invitational high school tournament in the nation. GHS wrestlers competed against athletes from much larger schools, including Class 5A and Class 6A high schools.