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Nine Local Wrestlers Battle for Championship Standings

Jonathan Gregory on the mat

Jonathan Gregory on the mat

Jonathan Gregory on the mat

Wayne County wrestler wins a match

Wayne County wrestler wins a match

Mat Card pins down his opponent

Mat Card pins down his opponent

 

 

The Wayne County Wrestling team had one state placer this past weekend at the State
Tournament in Lexington at Alltech Arena.
Jonathan Gregory claimed his second state medal in three years, as he finished 5th in the 220
lb. weight class. Gregory had placed 8th as a sophomore, then injured his knee, and unable to
wrestle in the regional tournament his junior year.
Sophomore Devin Sanders lost in the blood round and fell one win shy of medaling in the top
eight. The Mat Cards had a team finished of 32 overall in the tournament. The following are
individual results of all Wayne County Wrestlers at the State Tournament.

Results for Wayne County @ KHSAA State Championships (02/15 - 02/16/2019)


106: Colin Tucker (Wayne County) - DNP
Champ. Round 1 - Trayce Eckman (Union County) over Colin Tucker (Wayne County) (Fall 1:25) Cons.
Round 1 - Colin Tucker (Wayne County) over Alexander Frederick (Trinity (Louisville)) (MD 13-0) Cons.
Round 2 - Riley Johnson (Caldwell County) over Colin Tucker (Wayne County) (Dec 8-2)

113: Keelan Dick (Wayne County) - DNP
Champ. Round 1 - Logan Wells (Bullitt East) over Keelan Dick (Wayne County) (Dec 6-4) Cons. Round 1 -
Keelan Dick (Wayne County) over Gavin Ricketts (Union County) (MD 14-3) Cons. Round 2 - Andrew
Vogeler (Sheldon Clark) over Keelan Dick (Wayne County) (Fall 3:58)

120: Conner Sexton (Wayne County) - DNP
Champ. Round 1 - Devon Herron (North Hardin) over Conner Sexton (Wayne County) (Fall 1:36) Cons.
Round 1 - Conner Sexton (Wayne County) over Jason Mullins (Fairdale) (Fall 0:59) Cons. Round 2 -
Augustus Roberts (Scott County) over Conner Sexton (Wayne County) (Fall 3:22)

152: Kurtis Karr (Wayne County) - DNP
Champ. Round 1 - Jakob McClintic (Oldham County) over Kurtis Karr (Wayne County) (Fall 0:39) Cons.
Round 1 - Kurtis Karr (Wayne County) over Demontaze Duncan (Waggener ) (Dec 11-4) Cons. Round 2 -
Cade Cunningham (Simon Kenton) over Kurtis Karr (Wayne County) (MD 12-4)

160: Jarred Phillips (Wayne County) - DNP Champ. Round 1 - Cameron Coleman (Christian County) over
Jarred Phillips (Wayne County) (TF 16-1 0:00) Cons. Round 1 - Jarred Phillips (Wayne County) over
Conner Tolson (Daviess County) (Dec 11-9) Cons. Round 2 - Joey Stuart (Madison Central) over Jarred
Phillips (Wayne County) (Fall 5:25)

170: Andrew Sanders (Wayne County) - DNP Champ. Round 1 - Andrew Sanders (Wayne County) over
Alex Chism-Hopper (Cooper) (Fall 3:34) Champ. Round 2 - Andrew Sanders (Wayne County) over Arthur
Yah (Fern Creek) (Dec 4-1) Quarterfinals - Jack Fuller (Apollo) over Andrew Sanders (Wayne County) (Fall
1:27) Cons. Round 4 - Jared Kelsay (Scott) over Andrew Sanders (Wayne County) (MD 18-7)

182: Dustin Vaughn (Wayne County) - DNP
Champ. Round 1 - Sam Jenkins (North Oldham) over Dustin Vaughn (Wayne County) (Fall 1:02) Cons.
Round 1 - CJ Adegbuyi (Fern Creek) over Dustin Vaughn (Wayne County) (Fall 4:30)

195: Colton Morrow (Wayne County) - DNP
Champ. Round 1 - Jacob Thompson (Scott) over Colton Morrow (Wayne County) (Dec 10-3) Cons. Round
1 - Colton Morrow (Wayne County) over Patrick Netherton (Bullitt East) (Fall 2:59) Cons. Round 2 -
Nathan Tate (Male) over Colton Morrow (Wayne County) (Dec 9-6)

220: Jonathan Gregory (Wayne County) - 5th Champ. Round 1 - Jonathan Gregory (Wayne County) over
Matthew Mooney (McCracken County) (Fall 1:03) Champ. Round 2 - Jonathan Gregory (Wayne County)
over Shawn May (Pike County Central) (Dec 4-3) Quarterfinals - Jonathan Gregory (Wayne County) over
Chandler Watkins (Ryle) (Fall 0:46) Semifinals - Niko Bussell (Christian County) over Jonathan Gregory
(Wayne County) (Fall 2:50) Cons. Semis - Casey Rauch (Campbell County) over Jonathan Gregory (Wayne
County) (Fall 3:27) 5th Place Match - Jonathan Gregory (Wayne County) over Brandon Fields (Bryan
Station) (Dec 3-2)

You can browse the entire event on Trackwrestling using the following link.
https://www.trackwrestling.com/tw/predefinedtournaments/VerifyPassword.jsp?tournamentId=19633
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The Mat Cards lose four seniors this year Jared Phillips 160 lb., Colton Morrow 195 lb., Chris
Dunagan 182 lb., and Jonathan Gregory 220 lb.. These seniors have been apart of one Regional
Championship, and two  regional runner  ups. They also have been a part of one State Dual
runner up and a third and fifth place finish at state duals. Their dual meet record this year was
29 - 4.





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