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Davis, Gantt named Athletes of the Week


Lianna Davis, E.E. Smith, wrestling

Davis was the only wrestler from Cumberland County to make the finals of the first official NCHSAA women’s wrestling championships in Greensboro. Competing in the 185-pound weight class, Davis lost on a third-period pin with 5:11 elapsed to Olivia Gallimore of East Davidson after leading much of the match. Davis ended the year with a 21-3 record.
Samuel Gantt, Pine Forest, wrestling
Gantt won his weight class in the recent Mideast Regional tournament then took third at 144 pounds in last week’s NCHSAA tournament in Greensboro. Gantt ended the year with a 51-4 record.
Other nominees:
Chloe Wilson, Pine Forest, basketball
Samuel Gantt, Pine Forest, Lianna Davis, E.E. Smith, wrestling, high school, NCHSAA