E.A. Sports Today

Jackets, Cubs lead sectionals

Oxford holds a commanding lead in 6A South, Alexandria holds a slim lead in 1A-5A South; 46 county wrestlers have qualified for state

By East Alabama Sports Today

MONTGOMERY – Oxford holds a commanding lead in Class 6A and Alexandria holds a slim lead in Class 1A-5A after Friday’s first day of the AHSAA Super Sectional Wrestling Championships.

The Yellow Jackets, who recently won the 6A State Duals championship, has 266 points and nearly a 100-point lead over Wetumpka.

All 13 wrestlers the Yellow Jackets have taken to the Super Sectional have qualified for next week’s state championship in Huntsville. Ten of them are wrestling for sectional titles today.

Alexandria holds an 8.5-point lead over Moody in 1A-5A. The Valley Cubs posted 160 points through the first day of competition, followed by Moody (151.5), Weaver (147.5), Tallassee (141) and Leeds (140).

The Valley Cubs and Weaver both have qualified seven for the state championship and four vying for sectional titles today. Wellborn has nine qualifiers.

Cleburne County is sixth, Wellborn is seventh, Ranburne 12th, Ohatchee and Saks are tied for 13th.

Piedmont is 13th in the 1A-5A North Super Sectional in Birmingham

Calhoun County has qualified 28 wrestlers in Montgomery and five in Birmingham for the state championships. Twelve are wrestling for weight class titles today, including head-to-head matches at 106 and 220.

106 – x-Jaden New, Alexandria; x-Cody Souder, Weaver; Brady Denham, Wellborn
113 – x-Sammy Cotton, Wellborn; Kaleb Matthews, Alexandria
120 – x-Fletcher Swindall, Alexandria; Namath Pitts, Wellborn
126 – x-Nick Souder, Weaver; Thomas Brown, Saks
132 – Brady Rinehard, Wellborn; Jordan Medders, Alexandria
138 – Gannon Womack, Alexandria
145 – x-Aaron Whittaker, Alexandria; Drake Monroe, Weaver; Matthew Lindsey, Wellborn
152 – Justin Roblee, Wellborn
160 – x-Clayton Conner, Wellborn
170 – Hayden Pitts, Ohatchee; Devionte Garrett, Saks; x-Kyle Clapper, Weaver
182 – x-Christian Knop, Alexandria
195 – Caleb Russell, Weaver
220 – x-Caleb Allison, Weaver; Zachery Chandler, Wellborn; x-Caleb Montgomery, Ohatchee
285 – Connor Uesry, Weaver; Wesley Harrell, Wellborn; x-Jordan Brooks, Saks
x-Championship match finalist

138 – Daniel Hunt, Piedmont
152 – Trey Snyder, Piedmont
182 – Logan Smith, Piedmont
195 – Evan Cooper, Piedmont
285 – Javien Woods, Piedmont

106 – x-Chase Hicks, Oxford
113 – x-Landon Burrage, Oxford
120 – x-Jakob Chisolm, Oxford
126 – x-Wesley Slick, Oxford
132 – Jackson Hurst, Oxford
138 – Carson Lindsey, Oxford
145 – x-Gryce McDaniel, Oxford
152 – x-Andrew Boyles, Oxford
160 – x-Matt King, Oxford
170 – x-Jack Peavey, Oxford
195 – x-Josh Thomas, Oxford
220 – Matthew Muncher, Oxford
285 – x-Clay Webb, Oxford
x-Championship match finalist

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