The Wayne County High School Wrestling Team honored their seniors at the recent home meet where they defeated Knox Central on January 29.
Conner Sexton, the son of Ronnie and Misty Sexton, will be going to college and hopefully continuing his wrestling career. His favorite wrestling memory was beating Larue at the state duals his freshmen year.
Tyler Lovett, the son of Kista and Jerry New, plans on flying helicopters in the Kentucky National Guard after graduation. His favorite memory from wrestling is beating DeSales at the state duals.
Samuel Beckley, the son of Don and Susan Beckley and step-mom Ashley Beckley, plans to attend Western Kentucky University and major in Nutrition and Dietetics. His favorite wrestling memory was getting the winning pin against DeSales at state duals.
Jordi Santiz, the son of Maibella and Julian Santiz, aspires to play soccer on a professional level. He is thankful that he has gotten to participate in both soccer and wrestling while in high school. His favorite wrestling memory is that it has helped him be in the best condition of his life
Knox Central High School @ Wayne County on 01/29/2020.
Wayne County (WAYN) 60.0 Knox Central High School (KNOX) 24.0
160: Kurtis Karr (WAYN) over Andrew Daniels (KNOX) (Fall 1:04) 170: Bailey Jones (WAYN) over (KNOX) (For.) 182: julian blaylock (KNOX) over Dustin Vaughn (WAYN) (Fall 2:44) 195: Andrew Sanders (WAYN) over Dylan Smith (KNOX) (Fall 1:28) 220: Seth Huff (KNOX) over Tyler Lovett (WAYN) (Fall 0:58) 285: Hunter Messer (KNOX) over (WAYN) (For.) 106: Colin Tucker (WAYN) over Junean Asher (KNOX) (Fall 1:35) 113: Keelan Dick (WAYN) over (KNOX) (For.) 120: Conner Sexton (WAYN) over (KNOX) (For.) 126: Dakota Karr (WAYN) over Ivy Partin (KNOX) (Fall 2:46) 132: Beckley Sam (WAYN) over Michael Asher (KNOX) (Fall 1:56) 138: Chrisitan Floyd (WAYN) over Caleb Lefever (KNOX) (Fall 0:52) 145: Nate Smith (KNOX) over David Vasquez (WAYN) (Fall 1:20) 152: Andy Santiz (WAYN) over (KNOX) (For.)
You can find more details regarding this dual using the following link.
Wrestlers from both teams gathered for the coin toss
Coach Upchurch motiving his wrestlers
Coach Upchurch gave Senior Conner Sexton a plaque
Senior Samuel Beckley recivied a plaque from Coach Upchurch
Senior Tyler Lovett was given a plaque from Coach Upchurch
Senior Jordi Santiz is given a plaque from Coach Upchurch
Senior Mat Cards pictured above with their families
Senior Tyler Lovett wrestles with Knox Central Wrestlers
Conner Sexton obtains the high ground on his opponent
Bailey Jones wins his weight category
Kurtis Karr wins his match
Andrew Sanders talks to the scores table
Xavier Tello is able to pin his opponent down