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South’s Cox, East’s Burrage reach NCHSAA wrestling finals

GREENSBORO – The NCHSAA held the championship second day of the 2020 Individual Wrestling Tournament this morning at the Greensboro Colesium. Still to come today are Consolation Third Round & Semifinals, as well as the Medal Rounds.

South Rowan’s Jacob Cox and East Rowan’s Nate Burrage have advanced to the their respective championship finals. Cox will be in the 2A 113-pound final later today while Burrage will compete in the 3A 120-pound championship.

2A 113

Championship Semifinal

Jacob Cox (South Rowan, 48-3) won by tech fall over Logan Pugh (Dixon, 32-11) (TF-1.5 6:00 (16-1))

Landon Stocks (Ayden – Grifton, 43-5) won by fall over Javon White (Salisbury, 33-8) (Fall 3:36)

2A 145

Championship Semifinal

Jake Dodson (Central Academy, 30-2) won by decision over Jack Hawbaker (First Flight, 49-3) (Dec 7-2)

Jeremiah Price (Surry Central, 55-1) won by major decision over Logan MacFarland (Ledford, 44-7) (MD 14-4)

2A 152

Championship Semifinal

Canon Bridges (West Lincoln, 34-1) won by decision over Brady Ross (Central Academy, 45-3) (Dec 4-0)

Dalton Miller (Mount Pleasant, 43-4) won by decision over Caleb Hines (East Lincoln, 35-3) (Dec 11-7)

2A 195

Championship Semifinal

Levi Kluttz (Mount Pleasant, 48-3) won by decision over Jeffery Darden (Ayden – Grifton, 32-2) (Dec 2-1)

Sakarri Morrison (Newton-Conover, 49-0) won by major decision over Kareen Stevenson (West Iredell, 41-8) (MD 8-0)

2A 220

Championship Semifinal

Jaron Greer (Ashe County, 47-2) won by fall over Elijah Swinson (North Lenoir, 23-1) (Fall 3:45)

Chase Crayton (Mount Pleasant, 37-9) won by decision over Casey Bolick (Bunker Hill, 40-3) (Dec 2-1)


3A 106

Championship Semifinal

Marcus Jackson (Central Cabarrus, 53-1) won by decision over Lazaro Vasquez (North Henderson, 47-4) (Dec 10-4)

Tyler Tracy (Northwood, 42-0) won by decision over Jahmez Settles (Fike, 45-9) (Dec 11-6)

3A 113

Championship Semifinal

Christian Decatur (C.B. Aycock, 62-0) won by decision over Jackson Baglio (Central Cabarrus, 55-5) (Dec 10-5)

Jake Cauble (Piedmont, 56-6) won by fall over Ethan Lopez (Southwest Guilford, 35-6) (Fall 3:39)

3A 120

Championship Semifinal

Nate Burrage (East Rowan, 43-8) won by decision over Ben Baker (Topsail, 28-3) (Dec 3-2)

Tripp Collins (Piedmont, 61-1) won by decision over Daniel Tierney (Concord, 37-10) (Dec 9-2)

3A 138

Championship Semifinal

Luke Masterton (Central Cabarrus, 47-11) won by decision over Jack Taylor (Western Harnett, 32-9) (Dec 3-2)

Heath Gonyer (Northern Guilford, 63-0) won by tech fall over Aaron Faison (Union Pines, 44-12) (TF-1.5 4:54 (16-1))

3A 145

Championship Semifinal

Patrick Mahaffey (North Iredell, 43-2) won by decision over Lydell Canady (Westover, 31-5) (Dec 6-4)

Dallas Wilson (Cape Fear, 43-2) won by fall over Hunter Campbell (North Brunswick, 35-1) (Fall 4:29)

3A 152

Championship Semifinal

Tyler Hughes (C.B. Aycock, 60-0) won by fall over Oren Bost (East Rowan, 37-5) (Fall 1:13)

Stephen Baynard (West Henderson, 45-4) won by decision over Jonathan Ross (Union Pines, 52-2) (Dec 6-5)

3A 160

Championship Semifinal

River Carroll (Swansboro, 56-1) won by decision over Caden Earley (A.C. Reynolds, 52-4) (Dec 4-1)

Chandler Jordan (North Iredell, 44-2) won by decision over Luke Artz (Enka, 51-10) (Dec 3-2)

3A 170

Championship Semifinal

Auden Brennan (West Henderson, 48-5) won by major decision over Luke Swinson (Northwest Cabarrus, 33-10) (MD 8-0)

Aaron Bancroft II (Fike, 50-0) won by major decision over Jaden Paul (Cape Fear, 36-9) (MD 21-8)


4A 106

Championship Semifinal

Mark Samuel (Laney, 50-0) won by decision over Greg Merriman (Mooresville, 50-7) (Dec 6-0)

Brandt Fajerman (Hough, 50-5) won by fall over Luke Kunath (Cardinal Gibbons, 57-3) (Fall 3:12)

4A 113

Championship Semifinal

Richard Treanor (Hough, 48-2) won by decision over Jacob Woodburn (Page, 33-2) (Dec 8-6)

Davis Freeze (Mooresville, 54-10) won by decision over Noah Luna (Providence, 40-8) (Dec 9-2)

4A 120

Championship Semifinal

James Joplin (Northwest Guilford, 52-0) won by decision over Kaiden Fisher (Lake Norman, 51-11) (Dec 13-7)

Maxwell Kiel (Jordan, 33-4) won by decision over William Cline (Providence, 38-10) (Dec 3-1)

4A 138

Championship Semifinal

Marcus Mondragon (Laney, 50-4) won by decision over Timmy Kennett (Lake Norman, 45-9) (Dec 9-2)

Joseph Lock (Jack Britt, 43-4) won by major decision over Benjamin Lance (Wake Forest, 42-4) (MD 11-3)

4A 152

Championship Semifinal

Isaac Shaw (Mooresville, 19-0) won by tech fall over Alex Bentley (Hickory Ridge, 48-8) (TF-1.5 5:23 (18-3))

Kaleb Williams (Apex, 29-3) won by decision over Ryan Sklar (Myers Park, 15-5) (Dec 4-3)

4A 160

Championship Semifinal

Will Lowery (Myers Park, 33-8) won by decision over Noah Williams (Apex, 25-8) (Dec 9-3)

Chris Jones (Middle Creek, 53-1) won by decision over Luke Goodin (Mooresville, 54-5) (Dec 6-2)

4A 182

Championship Semifinal

Holden Cypher (Millbrook, 59-0) won by fall over Dilyn Roudesbush (Mooresville, 24-4) (Fall 1:45)

Jacob Polansky (Leesville Road, 53-3) won by decision over Ryan Wolfram (Cary, 15-1) (Dec 2-1)

4A 195

Championship Semifinal

Ronnel Wilson (Wake Forest, 41-7) won by decision over Cooper Carlson (Corinth-Holders, 28-13) (Dec 3-2)

Caleb Tate (Lake Norman, 32-6) won by fall over Julian Rawlins (Hough, 31-14) (Fall 1:19)


1A 106

Championship Semifinal

Heaven Fitch (Uwharrie Charter, 53-4) won by decision over Hunter Fulp (North Stokes, 41-4) (Dec 9-4)

Luke Wilson (Robbinsville, 29-16) won in first sudden victory period over Brandon Ropp (Rosman, 34-10) (SV-1 4-2)

1A 113

Championship Semifinal

Cody Lawson (South Stokes, 34-7) won by decision over Logan Tortual (Rosewood, 48-9) (Dec 7-4)

Gage Beal (Uwharrie Charter, 54-3) won by fall over Brady Buchanan (Cherryville, 33-7) (Fall 1:34)

1A 132

Championship Semifinal

Preston Burnett (Polk County, 44-10) won by fall over Renfere Garcia (South Stanly, 33-13) (Fall 6:37)

River Griffith (Avery County, 61-2) won by fall over Ryan Riffle (Cherryville, 32-19) (Fall 0:16)

1A 145

Championship Semifinal

Austin Bauguess (East Wilkes, 35-7) won by decision over Trent Drake (South Stanly, 28-7) (Dec 11-4)

Franklin Bennett (Mount Airy, 39-6) won by fall over Grayson Roberts (Uwharrie Charter, 20-7) (Fall 0:56)

1A 152

Championship Semifinal

Jerry Jimenez (Uwharrie Charter, 56-3) won by major decision over Hunter Barrier (South Stanly, 47-10) (MD 19-7)

Bradley Parker (Avery County, 37-7) won by major decision over Alexander Suszko (Lejeune, 20-3) (MD 13-3)

1A 160

Championship Semifinal

Dustin Blackburn (East Wilkes, 42-5) won by fall over Doug Bowles (Uwharrie Charter, 42-6) (Fall 3:04)

Seth Blackledge (Avery County, 26-9) won by major decision over Justin Stewart (Robbinsville, 24-3) (MD 12-3)

1A 182

Championship Semifinal

Wesley Sharpe (Voyager Academy, 21-5) won by decision over Jaime Bernal (Uwharrie Charter, 52-7) (Dec 5-2)

Lucas Andrews (Avery County, 59-4) won by fall over Daniel Cancro (Bishop McGuinness, 38-9) (Fall 3:48)

1A 220

Championship Semifinal

Sergio Saldana (Uwharrie Charter, 59-3) won by decision over Eric Olvera (Mount Airy, 34-5) (Dec 3-1)

Levi Andrews (Avery County, 52-4) won by fall over Tony Rogers (South Stanly, 36-8) (Fall 3:35)

1A 285

Championship Semifinal

Javon Armstrong (Pamlico County, 31-0) won by decision over Khris Mayo (South Stanly, 50-5) (Dec 6-2)

CJ Henderson (Elkin, 43-1) won by decision over Ezekiel Jayne (East Carteret, 36-7) (Dec 6-0)



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