Blue Ridge competing at LT Tournament

BY KEVIN WOODRUFF

Starting Friday and running into Saturday, Lackawanna Trail will host its annual varsity wrestling tournament featuringBlue Ridge’s Raiders.

This year’s tournament brings in a pool of nine teams including Lackawanna Trail,Blue Ridge, Coughlin, G.A.R. Memorial,Nanticoke,Troy, Souderton,Western WayneandWyomingvalley West.

This year’s format will consist of a round robin individual tournament in which each wrestler at every weight class will face off against one another.

There will be a champion at each individual weight class as well as an overall team champion which will be decided by overall record.

Each weight class match-up will be generated randomly using computer software.

There will be three mats with wrestling starting at4:30 p.m.on Friday, and continuing at9:30 a.m.on Saturday.

Two mats will be located in the high school gym, and the third will be in the high school wrestling room.

Western Waynecaptured the team title at last year’s tournament.

Admission on Friday night will be $3 for adults and $1 for students, and on Saturday will be $5 for adults and $2 for students.