BHS Jackets sweep to home mat victories

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Prep wrestling roundup

The Buford High wrestling team registered a pair of home wins in prep wrestling action on Monday night.

The Jackets built a big lead on Region IV-AA foe Central High and held on for the 42-38 win.

In the win over Lewisville, Buford used seven forfeits to notch a 60-9 win over the Lions, who only competed in four weight classes.

In topping the CHS Eagles, Buford, on the strength of four straight pin, bolted to a 24-0 lead after four weight classes.

Dylan Altman, Matt Griffin, Garrett Johnson and Ricky Hinson each had a pin to boost the Jackets to the early lead over the Eagles.

The Jackets, with two forfeits and a Zach Wright pin, forged as much as a 42-8 lead before Central closed with a 30-0 flurry to make it close at the end.

Buford will compete in a road match Thursday with Cheraw.

The Jackets will also compete in the Indian Land tournament this weekend.

BHS 42 Central 38

122 – Dylan Altman (B) pinned Davis (CP)

128 – Matt Griffin (B) pinned Jon (CP)

134 – Garrett Johnson (B) pinned Taz (CP)

140 – Ricky Hinson (B) pinned Kenyon (CP)

147 – Blakeney (CP) won by superior decision over Josh Mullens (B)

154 – Jeremy Broyles (B) won by forfeit

162 – Eric McPhearson (B) won by forfeit

172 – Hatten (CP) won by decision over James Mackey (B)

184 – Zack Wright (B) pinned Jermal (CP)

197 – Barley (CP) pinned Matt Bass (B)

222 – Funderburk (CP) pinned Grant Cauthen (B)

Heavyweight – Walker (CP) won by forfeit

108 – Hudson (CP) won by forfeit

115 – Chappel (CP) pinned Hunter Ramsey (B)

BHS 60 Lewisville 9

108 – Double forfeit

115 – Trey (L) decisioned Hunter Ramsey (B)

122 – Ryan Polston (B) won by forfeit

128 – Jonathan Mackey (B) won by forfeit

134 – Josh Wooden (B) won by forfeit

140 – Ricky Hinson (B) won by forfeit

147 – Josh Mullens (B) pinned Skyherm (L)

154 – Kyle Norcia (B) won by forfeit

162 – Eric McPhearson (B) won by forfeit

172 – Gabe Griffin (B) pinned Tyler (L)

184 – Zach Wright (B) won by forfeit

197 – Matt Bass (B) won by forfeit

222 – McClurkin (L) pinned Grant Cauthen (B)

 Heavyweight – Double forfeit