Students from Perry County youth wrestling competed in the region tournament held at Pike Central this past weekend. The event was held to get the wrestlers ready for the state tournament, and help set the seeding for the event.
At the end of the day, three wrestlers from the Perry County Youth Wrestling squad walked away with region championships (Hayden Canady, Ian Montgomery and Damian Haynes). Other wrestlers from the squad also finished well in the event. Two other wrestlers from Perry County who wrestle for a Pike County squad also won region titles (Maddox Bryant and Gage Logan).
Results: Hayden Canady: 2 take downs, 3 wins, Region Champion and Outstanding Wrestler of the Event. Sophie Haynes: 2 take downs, Baylens Haynes: 1 win, Ian Montgomery: 5 take downs, 2 pins, 2 wins, Region Champion. Owen “Moose” Montgomery: 7 take downs, 1 pin and 1 win. Damian Haynes: 2 take downs, 1 win, Region Champion. Cooper Caudill: 2 take downs, 1 pin and 1 win. And Kaiden Melton: 6 take downs, 3 pins and 1 win.
*** No stats for Pike County wrestlers.
Tony McGuire can be reached via email at [email protected]