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Golden Eagles Athletics

Johnson Central High School


Golden Eagles Athletics

Johnson Central High School

Golden Eagles Athletics

Johnson Central High School

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4.0 years ago by Clinton Hackney

Wrestling Team Wins 10th Straight Regional Title!

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


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