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Charlie Cook places 2nd at Upper State; Matt Courter places 4th

Upper State Tournament at Northwestern



Mauldin wrestlers take step forward

Bob Costellos  • Staff Writer • February 18, 2010

Mauldin will have seven wrestlers in this weekend's Upper State tournament at Northwestern High School, up from last year's four and a sign of a step forward for the Mavericks' program.

“Some teams, like Hillcrest and Dorman, they have a system and they qualify a majority of their team,” said second-year Mauldin coach Ryan Rhoades. “So I feel like we're gaining some ground in terms of some individuals.”

The most accomplished of the Mavericks is senior 135-pounder Matt Courter, a three-time state qualifier whom Rhoades said “completely took over the leadership role this year.”

Two of the Mavericks were Region 2-AAAA champions: freshman 112-pounder Charlie Cook and senior heavyweight Jamil McKenzie.

Rhoades said he has high hopes for Cook, who used to get by largely on strength but has displayed better technique this season.

McKenzie attends Southside, which does not have a wrestling program. The 6-foot-1, 260-pound McKenzie, who signed with Louisburg (N.C.) College to play  football is a first-year wrestler.

Two of the Mavericks -- seniors Travis Heidelberger (145) and Steven Rosen (189) -- advanced despite missing much of the season.

Mauldin's other qualifiers were senior Kyle Green (119) and junior Chase Barbrey (171).

Congratulations to Senior Mauldin Wrestler Matt Courter - 2010 Greenville County Champion in the 135 lb weight class! Congratulations also to Thomas Stroud won 3rd at 103 lbs.; Charlie Cook won 2nd at 112 lbs.; Kyle Connors won 4th at 140 lbs.; Chase Barbrey won 6th at 171 lbs.; Jamil McKenzie won 6th at 285 lbs. Way to go, guys! 

Celebrating our Seniors 2010

Elliott, Jane, Matt (135) & Dr. Courter

Ted, Kyle, & Cindy Green (119)

Jameel Mackenzie & Mr. Mackenzie (heavy weight)

Judy, Kyle, & Mike Connor (140)









December 12, 2009  

Congratulations to Matt Courter for winning 1st place at the Hillcrest Wrestling Tournament this past weekend at 135 lbs., Thomas Stroud for winning 3rd place at 103 lbs., and Kyle Green for winning 3rd place at 119 lbs.

Mavs' Wrestlers Pick Up Wins

The Mauldin wrestling team picked up a couple of wins last week and three wrestlers placed at the recent Ram Invitational at Hillcrest High School.

Last week, the Mavs defeated Easley 52 to 30 and picked up the win against J.L. Mann by a score of 42 to 36.

Over the weekend, three wrestlers placed in the top three at the Ram Invitational. Congratulations goes out to Matt Courter, who placed 1st in the 135 pound weight class; Thomas Stroud, who placed 3rd in the 103 pound weight class; and Kyle Green, who placed 3rd in the 119 pound weight class.

The wrestling team resumes action on Wednesday at Greenwood and then are hosting the Maverick Dual tournament on Saturday here at Mauldin High School.



December 5, 2009

Congratulations to Matt Courter, who won 3rd place at the Southern Slam at Eastside this past weekend and Thomas Stroud for placing 5th. There were 32 teams at this tournament. GREAT JOB GUYS!!!! Great job to the whole team!!!


The Mauldin wrestling team recently competed at Riverside High School in a preseason tournament. Congratulations goes out to the following wrestlers for winning all of their matches: Thomas Stroud, Matt Courter, Travis Heidelberger, Addison Morrill, and Bobby Olvera. A special congratulations goes out to Matt Courter for winning the Most Outstanding Wrestler award.



2009-10 Wrestling Schedule




Nov. 21 Bruce Gower Memorial Takedown Tournament Riverside
Nov. 30 **T. L. Hanna MHS
Dec. 3 Eastside Dual Tournament Eastside
Dec. 4-5 Southern Slam Tournament Eastside
Dec. 8 Tri Meet Easley
Dec. 12 Hillcrest Tournament Hillcrest
Dec. 16 Quad Meet Greenwood
Dec. 19 **Maverick Dual Tournament MHS
Jan. 2 J.L. Mann Tournament J.L. Mann
Jan. 7 **Dorman MHS
Jan. 9 Boiling Springs Invitational Boiling Springs
Jan. 11 **Eastside MHS
Jan. 14 **Spartanburg MHS
Jan. 15-16 Greenville County Tournament Greenville HS
Jan. 21 Dual Meet Boiling Springs
Jan 26 Dual Meet Byrnes
Jan. 28 Dual Meet Hillcrest
Feb. 6 Region Tournament Hillcrest
Feb. 19-20 Upper State Northwest HS
Feb. 27 State Tournament Rock Hill HS

**indicates Home Games