Sanderson traveled to Knightdale on the 30th and 31st of December for the 7th annual Knightdale Duals. The Duals have hosted State Championship teams such as Parkland, VA Colonial Forge, Orange County High School and more. The Spartans wrestled TC Roberson, New Bern and Northern Vance. New Bern fell to the Spartans 27-45, Northern Vance lost 24-54 but a tough TC Roberson team proved too much for the Spartans as Sanderson fell short 27-41. One the second day Sanderson wrestled top seeded Mount Vernon from VA and lost 30-44. Next the Spartans went against Northern Nash and dominated 60-9. TC Roberson was yet again a road block for Sanderson wrestlers as they toppled the Spartans 41-30. The team’s next match was for 5th place against Ledford Senior High where they prevailed 42-27. At the end of the day the Spartans also win the Knightdale duals Sportsmanship award that is voted on by the referees so it holds very high value. Sanderson wrestles Cap 8 Conference rival Millbrook January 4th, 2012.