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Ten elementary wrestlers advance to state

Tony McGuire Sports Editor cpsports@gmail.com

February 10, 2014

On Sunday, the elementary wrestling regional was held at the Sherman Neace Athletic Center in Hazard. Elementary wrestling programs from around the area participated with the top spots advancing to the state tournament on Feb. 23. Ten county wrestlers will be among those participating in Lexington.

Johnson County won the overall team competition, while Martin County and Perry County would round out the top three respectfully. The third place finish earned Perry County a team place in the state event.

Team scores:

1st Johnson County: 228

2nd Martin County: 190

3rd Perry County: 115

4th Pike County: 113

Individual finishes:

1st place Ian Montgomery 45 pounds

2nd place Gage Feltner 60 pounds

3rd place Mary McReynolds 65 pounds

3rd place Harley Bauer 70 pounds

2nd place Denver Bauer 75 pounds

2nd place William McReynolds 80 pounds

3rd place Corey Clemons 82 pounds

2nd place Brayden Thomas 100 pounds

2nd place Luke Sandlin 105 pounds

2nd place Gabe Begley 130 pounds

Tony McGuire can be reached at 606-436-5771, or on Twitter @HazardHerald.