Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

February 2, 2013

Grundy grapplers win district tourney crown

Staff reports
Bluefield Daily Telegraph

JONESVILLE, Va. — Grundy may have changed its district affiliation, but the Golden Wave wrestlers haven’t changed their winning ways.

Grundy amassed 215 points to claim the Clinch Mountain District prep wrestling tournament at Lee High School on Saturday. The next-highest score belonged to Lebanon High, 53 points back with a 162 team finish.

All 14 Golden Wave wrestlers advanced to next weekend’s Region D championships to be held at UVa-Wise.

The individual champions for Grundy were Maverick Coleman (106 pound class); 113-Cody Puckett (113); Austin Hurley (120); Trey Smith (132); Justin Street (138); Elliott Pedigo (145); Dylan Raines (152); Jordan McCowan (170); and Andrew Scammell (182).

At 126 pounds, Austin Compton came in second. Adam Hibbitts (220) and Daniel Honaker (285) took third place finishes, and Tristan Bonds (160) and Jonathan Jewell (195) claimed fourth-place positions.

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Team Scores

Grundy 215, Lebanon 162, Virginia High 108, Lee 85, John Battle 66

Individual Results

Championship Round

106 pounds – Maverick Coleman (G) pinned Jeron Smith (Lebanon); 113 – Cody Puckett (G) pinned Derrick Bowman (LEB); 120 – Austin Hurley (G) def. Brandon Perry (VHS) tech. fall; 126 – Peyton Watson (LEB) default over Austin Compton (G);  132 – Trey Smith (G) def. Terell Dykes (VHS) tech. fall; 138 – Justin Street (G) pinned Matt Hurd (Leb); 145 – Ellitot Pedigo (G) pinned Wayne Potts (Leb); 152 – Dillon Raines (G) pinned Joe Crum (VHS); 160 – Cayman Lemmon (Battle) pinned Blake Fleenor (VHS); 170 – Andrew Scammell (G) pinned Hunter Lane (Lee); 182 – Jordan McCowen (G) maj. dec. over Evan Collins (Lee) 11-0; 195 – Mark Weisbarth (LEB) pinned Robert Luchini (Battle); 220 – Ryan Hubbard (LEB) pinned Anthony Brewster (VHS); 285 – Matthew Kilby (VHS) pinned Peyton Robinette (Lee).