Local Wrestling Squads Shine in Kendall’s Knights of the Roundtable Tournament

Roanoke Catholic’s Matt Gwin (in green) looks for a takedown against a Bassett opponent. Gwin scored in the final second of regulation to force overtime.

Local high school wrestling took center stage Friday and Saturday at Cave Spring High School in Kendall’s Knights of the Roundtable tournament.

Patrick Henry finished third, Cave Spring fifth, Roanoke Catholic ninth, Salem tenth and William Fleming 13th among the 15-team field won by Liberty Christian.

Individual champions crowned among local teams included Chris Wilson (PH; 126 lb), Benjamin Reynolds (Salem; 132 lb), Cody Love (Cave Spring; 152 lb), Cody Amos (Cave Spring; 170 lb), James Willis (Salem; 285 lb).