Quantcast


Last updated: June 01. 2013 7:50AM - 371 Views
Nathan Ham
Sports Writer
nham@civitasmedia.com



Story Tools:

Font Size:

Social Media:

Ashe held its own against the reigning Mountain Valley Conference champs, but a strong finish from West Wilkes gave them a 43-24 victory.


The match began with the 152-pound division where the Blackhawks scored its first win of the night. Drew Sturgill pinned Chase Connor at the 2:40 mark of the match.


The Huskies answered with four straight wins. Joshua Hamilton defeated fellow 160-pounder Austin Griffith by a 7-5 sudden victory decision. Lucas Miller also took his opponent into an overtime period. Miller beat Hayden Sutphin by a 5-3 sudden victory score.


In the 182-pound division, William Miller pinned Zachary Church in 53 seconds, then Justin Scarborough earned a 9-1 major decision against Joshua Kilby in the 190-pound division.


West Wilkes captured victories in the next three contests. Ben Pierce beat Mitchell Brown by a 7-5 decision in the 220-pound division, Eithen Sheets pinned Jason Baker in 57 seconds in the 285-pound division, and 106-pounder Brandon Reynolds won his match via forfeit.


Ashe’s Jacob Weaver earned a big win over Justin Jones, dominating the match on the way to a technical fall victory in the 113-pound division.


In the final five matches, the Blackhawks took wins in four of those to clinch the team victory. At 120-pounds, Casey Willis won a 13-4 major decision over Carter Calhoun, Jake St. Germain pinned Bodi Miller at 3:47 in the battle of 126-pounders, Justin St. Germain pinned Wiley Dillard in 28 seconds in the 132-pound division, and Dustin Huffman won via forfeit in the 138-pound division.


The final match of the day was in the 145-pound division where a pair of the top wrestlers in the state squared off, Ashe’s Michael Elliott and Blackhawk grappler Jorge Lima. Elliott handed Lima just his second loss of the season, winning a 6-3 decision. Elliott remained undefeated on the season, moving to 32-0.


Up next, Ashe will travel to Forbush to take on the Falcons on Tuesday.


Comments
comments powered by Disqus



Featured Businesses


Poll



Info Minute



Gas Prices

West Jefferson Gas Prices provided by GasBuddy.com