South Walton's set to host its fifth "Border Wars" wrestling tournament

SOUTH WALTON, Fla (WJHG/WECP) - There's a big wrestling event set for Friday and Saturday at South Walton High School.

Coach Carey Nick and his program hosting what they call "Border Wars", call it the chance to see, heading into the high school season, who's among the elite teams in our area.

"We have 24 teams coming from all throughout the southeast," Carey Nick, South Walton wrestling coach said. "We have Louisiana to Alabama, Tennessee, Georgia and Florida. And basically it's the top teams in the states, in their rankings, coming. Out of Florida we have Wakulla and Clay, a couple of the big powerhouses in the state. Alabama, we have Daphne, Alabama. Louisiana, St. Paul. Tennessee we have Soddy Daisy coming down. And out of Georgia, it's East Coweta."

And among the local teams competing, Mosley, Arnold, Wewa and North Bay Haven.

This the fifth year for this event.