Cougar Invitational wrestling tournament
WHEN: Today: 3 p.m. Saturday: 8 a.m.; finals at 5:30 p.m.
WHERE: Madonia Center, Strawberry Festival Grounds, 2508 West Oak Ave., Plant City
ADMISSION: $6 per session. There is also a $15 pass good for the entire tournament.
PARTICIPANTS: Durant; Freedom; Hillsborough; King; Robinson; Steinbrenner; Strawberry Crest; Tampa Prep; Palm Bay Bayside; Miami Belen Jesuit; Miami Braddock; Fort Walton Beach; Orlando Lake Highland; Lakeland Lake Gibson; Lakeland; Kissimmee Osceola; Palm Harbor; Fort Myers Riverdale; Sarasota; Homestead South Dade; Southwest Miami; Spring Hill Springstead; Davie Western; Winter Springs; Kingsland (Ga.) Camden County; Canton (Ga.) Cherokee; Suwanee (Ga.) Collins Hill; Springfield (Ga.) Effingham County.
NEED TO KNOW: The 17th annual tournament again boasts an outstanding field. The top two teams in the largest classification from last year's Georgia state tournament, Collins Hill and Camden County, are participating. Also, last year's Class 3A runner-up (South Dade), the 2A champ and runner-up (Springstead and Lake Gibson) and the 1A champ (Lake Highland) will be competing.