Jackets split in Hartsville mat tourney

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Prep wrestling roundup

By The Staff

The Buford Yellow Jackets’ wrestling team went 2-2 in the Red Fox Invitational at Hartsville High School on Saturday, Jan. 12.

The Jackets posted wins over Marion, 60-22, and Marlboro County, 54-18. BHS fell to Socastee, 46-30 and Carolina Forest, 48-30.

The Jackets were led by Dylan Altman (134), Scottie Moser (154) and Josh Mullens (172) who each went 4-0 on the day.

Nick Jones (122), Garrett Johnson (145), Kyle Norcia (162) and Jeremy Broyles (184) each posted a 3-1 showing for the day.

Ronnie Watts (115) and Steven Daigle (unlimited) each went 2-2 on the day.

Buford will compete in the region wrestling tournament at Andrew Jackson High School on Saturday, Jan. 19 at 10 a.m.

The Jackets host the all-region tournament on Saturday, Jan. 26.

 Lancaster, which wrestled at South Pointe of  Rock Hill on Thursday, hosts region foes Nation Ford and Fort Mill on Saturday at 10 a.m.