A-J wrestlers sweep five opponents at Herrin Duals

The Anna-Jonesboro High School wrestling team opened the new year with a sweep of five teams in the Herrin Duals Saturday, Jan. 2.

“For a young team, we’ve made some great strides,” A-J wrestling coach Rick Bittle said. “We had a great week of practice leading up to the Duals. They just really responded and wrestled well.”

Following are results recorded by A-J wrestlers:

A-J 61,

Calloway County, Ky., 15

112 pounds: Andrew Adams decisioned Isiah Frank, 17-4.

119 pounds: Daniel Heath pinned Bryce Elliott 1:51.

125 pounds: Forrest Palis won by forfeit.

130 pounds: Austin Noble pinned Kyle Cox in 3:41.

135 pounds: Brandon Cerney pinned Chris Hall in 3:00.

140 pounds: Chase Hargrave pinned Tyler Amos in 1:17.

152 pounds: Cole Grass won by forfeit.

160 pounds: Adam McMahan decisioned Charlie Courtney, 8-6.

171 pounds: Brett Turner pinned DaKota Dukes in :21.

189 pounds: Taylor Fitzgerald pinned Austin Alexander in 3:58.

285 pounds: Alex Gonzalez pinned Tim Thurman in :42.

A-J 60, Effingham 12

112 pounds: Adams pinned Jeff Keitel in :51.

119 pounds: Heath pinned Dylan Rienker in 2:43.

125 pounds: Palis pinned Cody Senate in :46.

130 pounds: Noble won by forfeit.

140 pounds: Hargrave pinned Thomas Lasser in :44.

152 pounds: Kemo Martin won by forfeit.

171 pounds: Brett Turner pinned Michael Detwieler in 1:44.

189 pounds: Kyle Aden won by forfeit.

215 pounds: Fitzgerald pinned Joe Criliarine in 1:57.

285 pounds: Gonzalez pinned Cole Alwetz in :18.

A-J 70, Centralia 12

112 pounds: Adams won by technical fall over Clint Taylor, 29-13.

119 pounds: Heath  pinned Hyatt Duffey in 1:21.

125 pounds: Palis pinned Etra Johnson in 1:13.

130 pounds: Noble pinned Nick Yacceovici in 5:09.

135 pounds: Cerney pinned Cody Reynolds in 5:37.

145 pounds: Preston Brimm pinned Dylan McKabee in 3:10.

152 pounds: McMahan pinned C.J. Snider in :28.

160 pounds: Logan Tripp pinned Brandon Hill in 3:56.

171 pounds: Turner pinned Don DeClue in 1:20.

189 pounds: Jordan Lemke won by forfeit.

215 pounds: Fitzgerald pinned Cory McDonald in :50.

285 pounds: Gonzalez pinned Levi Alli in :39.

A-J 60, Waterloo 24

112 pounds: Adams pinned Charles Guircio in :21.

119 pounds: Heath pinned Aaron Bommattio in :31.

125 pounds: Palis pinned Drake Augustine in 2:40.

135 pounds: Cerney pinned Jackson Jennings in 3:44.

140 pounds: Hargrave won by forfeit.

145 pounds: Brimm pinned Nick McCravin in 1:14.

160 pounds: Logan Tripp pinned Jacob Rey in 3:14.

171 pounds: Turner pinned Jake Eaton in 5:29.

189 pounds: Fitzgerald pinned Nat Detweiler in 2:32.

285 pounds: Gonzalez pinned DaKota Riddle in 4:43.

A-J 63, Carmi 18

112 pounds: Adams decisioned Matt Brown, 11-6.

119 pounds: Heath pinned Zack Templeton in :30.

125 pounds: Palis pinned Quinton Choracrum in 3:50.

135 pounds: Cerney pinned Jacob Stubblefield in 1:18.

140 pounds: Hargrave pinned Cody Kisner in :29.

145 pounds: Brimm pinned Ken Phillips in 1:38.

152 pounds: McMahan pinned Evan Worlds in 3:46.

160 pounds: Tripp won by forfeit.

171 pounds: Turner pinned Cody Smith in 4:45.

189 pounds: Fitzgerald pinned Jeremy Ratshun in :56.

285 pounds: Gonzalez won by forfeit.

A-J, 10-3 in dual matches, is scheduled to compete Thursday, today, at Sikeston,  Mo., and Saturday in the Red Bird Invitational at West Frankfort.

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