Boys Varsity Wrestling
Game Summaries & Headlines.
The 2018 Johnson Central Wrestling Team won it's 10th straight region 8 title this past weekend at Harrison County High School. With a score of 270 (2nd place was host school Harrison County with 190.5), JC continued it's dominance on the matts as it cruised to another title.
Head Coach Jim Matney was quoted in the Ashland Daily saying "The more you win, the more pressure is on you." he continued, "Ten in a row is a good number."
The Golden Eagles are strong and dominate in every weight class they have, even seeing middle school wrestlers score major victories and individual titles. In fact, two eighth-graders became individual champions at the varsity level (Jacob Cain - 106 lbs: Levid Rodriguez - 170 lbs) as they both knocked off seniors.
Over 193 wrestling matches took place this weekend and the individual results for the Golden Eagles can be seen below (top 4 in each weight class qualify for state competition):
Jacbo Cain (1st) - 106 lbs
Dalton Lawseon (1st) - 113 lbs
Matthew Spradlin (3rd) - 138 lbs
Nathan Begley (2nd) - 145 lbs
Blake Gamble (1st) - 152 lbs
Nick Stapleton (3rd) - 160 lbs
Levid Rodriguez (1st) - 170 lbs
Devin Johnson (3rd) -182 lbs
Matthew Horn (1st) - 195 lbs
Alex Horn (1st) - 220 lbs
Byron Pierce (1st) - 285 lbs