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Blackman's Jayden Hemphill (left) wrestles an opponent at the TSSAA state duals in 2020. The Blaze are currently No. 6 in the Tennessee HS Coaches Poll.

The Tennessee High School Wrestling Coaches Poll continues to be led by the same five teams.

No. 1 Baylor, No. 2 Cleveland, No. 3 Wilson Central, No. 4 Christian Brothers and No. 5 Bradley Central all held their spots in the top five.  

Other ranked Nashville-area teams include No. 6 Blackman, No. 7 Father Ryan, No. 9 Summit and No. 11 Oakland.

The poll is primarily a measure of dual meet strength with some consideration to individual tournament strength. Votes are cast by a statewide panel of high school wrestling coaches and are based on a maximum power ranking of 144 points.

Below is the full list. Each school’s power ranking is followed by last week’s ranking in parentheses.

1. Baylor 142 (1)

2. Cleveland 132 (2)

3. Wilson Central 118 (3)

4. Christian Brothers 110 (4)

5. Bradley Central 97 (5)

6. Blackman 70 (7)

7. Father Ryan 63 (6)

8. McCallie 56 (8)

9. Summit 45 (10)

10. Pigeon Forge 42 (9)

11. Oakland 27 (12)

12. Science Hill 13 (NR)

Also receiving votes: Beech, Brentwood, Centennial, Clarksville, Dobyns-Bennett, Fairview, Heritage, Independence, Maryville, MBA

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