A-J wrestling team in action
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School wrestling team competed at the 48th annual Mascoutah Tournament Dec. 15-16.
The Wildcats took seven wrestlers to compete at the 27-team tourney.
The majority of the schools were Class 2A and Class 3A.
A-J’s Arieh Hart was the champion in the 152-pound weight class.
Seventh place finishers for the Wildcats were Amiyah Hart in the 106-pound class and Garrett Fabec in the 285-pound bracket.
A-J’s Jay Tellor finished in eighth place at 120 pounds.
On Dec. 9, the Wildcats competed in the Benton Duals.
The Wildcats defeated Paducah 62-18 and Fairfield 51-30 and lost to Carmi White County 43-39 and Caldwell County, Ky., 44-36.
Arieh Hart defeated the No. 10 ranked Seth Slayton of Caldwell County by a fall in the first period.
A-J, 5-3 overall in dual competition, competes again at the Carterville Holiday Duals on Dec. 30.