Area Athlete of the Week: J.C. Burton, Salisbury
J.C. Burton, Salisbury High School
Hornets wrestler J.C. Burton brought home the 182-pound championship from the 2A Midwest regional wrestling tournament on Saturday.
Burton earned the title with a 6-3 decision over Surry Central’s Zack Martin, who was the competition’s No. 1 seed.
Burton, who was seeded No. 2, beat his first three opponents by pinfall. Two of those were in less than one minute.
At the state tournament, Burton (41-4) takes on Chris Huion from North Pitt in the first round.
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