A-J wrestlers close out 2010 on winning note

The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School wrestling team closed out the 2010 portion of its schedule on a winning note with four victories at the Herrin Duals Wednesday, Dec. 22.

“We had some kids really step up big for us,” A-J wrestling coach Rick Bittle said.

With the victories, A-J improved to 10-2 in dual competitions. Results recorded by A-J wrestlers at Herrin follow:

A-J 72, Waterloo 12

103 pounds: Devon LaFine won by forfeit.

112 pounds: Andrew Adams pinned Fuller in :49.

119 pounds: Austin Swink won by forfeit.

125 pounds: Daniel Heath pinned Chumbler in 1:53.

130 pounds: Josh Merriman pinned Perklem in 1:50.

135 pounds: Forrest Palis pinned Bumps in 3:54.

140 pounds: Austin Noble pinned Jennings in 1:53.

145 pounds: Chase Hargrave pinned Dodd in :52.

160 pounds: Andrew McMahan pinned Dunker in 4:34.

171 pounds: Logan Tripp pinned Bedwell in 4:40.

189 pounds: Taylor Fitzgerald pinned Faragin in 1:55.

215 pounds: Brett Turner pinned Dunn in 1:13.

A-J 34, Robinson 32

103 pounds: LaFine pinned Keller in :32.

119 pounds: Heath pinned Counce in 1:56.

130 pounds: Palis decisioned Galligher, 9-2.

145 pounds: Hargrave decisioned Decker, 4-0.

160 pounds: McMahan pinned Higgins in 2:33.

189 pounds: Fitzgerald won a major decision over Woods, 12-2.

215 pounds: Turner pinned Iovanic in 3:55.

A-J 51, Carmi 22

103 pounds: LaFine pinned Corte in 2:11.

112 pounds: Adams pinned Meyers in :57.

119 pounds: Heath pinned Cisco in 1:33.

130 pounds: Merriman won on an injury default.

135 pounds: Palis decisioned Aud, 7-5.

140 pounds: Noble pinned Stubblefield in 1:48.

145 pounds: Hargrave pinned Kesner in :54.

160 pounds: McMahan pinned Russell in 1:33.

189 pounds: Fitzgerald pinned Worlds in 1:35.

215 pounds: Turner pinned Abbey in 1:19.

A-J 48, East St. Louis 15

112 pounds: Swink won by forfeit.

130 pounds: Merriman won by forfeit.

135 pounds: Palis pinned  Davis in 1:47.

140 pounds: Hargrave pinned Harris in 1:15.

145 pounds: Noble decisioned Slaughter, 8-1.

160 pounds: McMahan decisioned Brown, 10-7.

171 pounds: Tripp pinned Barrel in 5:49.

189 pounds: Fitzgerald pinned Griffin in 1:19.

215 pounds: Turner pinned Jones in :45.

A-J competes Thursday, today, at home against Sikeston, Mo., and Saturday at the Redbird Invitational at West Frankfort.


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