Neuse Charter Wrestlers Place At State Tournament

Isaiah Deck (left) finished in third place at a State Wrestling Tournament held Saturday. Franko Cuccurello (right) finished in fourth place. They are joined by their coach Chase Crocker.

Two wrestlers from Neuse Charter School in Smithfield placed during a State Tournament held Saturday at the Greensboro Coliseum.

Franko Cuccurello placed fourth in the Sate after winning the Eastern Regional the prior weekend.  Cuccurello ends with a career record of 109-56.  Cuccurello is a two time state qualifier.

Isaiah Deck capped of an amazing year placing third in the 170 pound 1-A Division.  Deck set the Neuse Charter mark for wins this year going 51-3.  Deck ends his career number two in wins going 118-63.

“I have been blessed with the opportunity to see these two boys blossom into young men the last four years,” Head Coach Chase Crocker said. “They have been instrumental in building the foundation of Neuse Charter Wrestling”

Neuse Charter launched their wrestling program just six years ago.