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Five Dukes win conference titles on mat

Cumberland High School’s varsity wrestling team produced five individual champions at the Conference 42 tournament that the Dukes hosted Feb. 1.

As a team, Cumberland placed third out of the three squads competing, but everyone on the Dukes team will advance to the Region 1A East tournament set for Friday at Riverheads High School in Staunton.

Cumberland wrestlers winning conference championships included senior Ricky Kirby, in the 113-pound weight class, junior Kavon Foster, in the 170-pound class, senior Raheem Rumsey, in the 182-pound class, senior Trevon Foster, in the 195-pound class, and sophomore Kaijhaun Trent, in the heavyweight class.

Dukes claiming second included junior Davidrick Brooks, at 126 pounds, and freshman Thomas Trowbridge, at 220 pounds.

Cumberland junior Isaiah Johnson placed third in the 152-pound weight class.