Thursday, November 29, 2007

Jim Hayes wrestling tournament is Friday at East Meck

The 2007 Jim Hayes Wrestling Tournament (named for former long time East Mecklenburg wrestling coach and tournament founder) will be held in the East Mecklenburg Gym Friday evening, November 30th and all day Saturday, December 1st.

The Friday evening round begins at 6 p.m. On Saturday wrestling resumes at 8 a.m. and concludes with championship matches at approximately 7 p.m.

Admission is $5 for Friday's session only, $7 for Saturday rounds only, or $10 for both Friday and Saturday. The Jim Hayes Tournament is the longest running invitational wrestling tournament in North Carolina.

This year's participants, in addition to the host East Eagles, are teams from Kannapolis A.L. Brown, Ardrey Kell, Butler, Charlotte Catholic, East Gaston, Hopewell, Independence, Concord J.M. Robinson, Mallard Creek, Mooresville, Myers Park, North Gaston, Phillip O. Berry Academy, Providence, Shelby, Vance and West Mecklenburg.