Wrestling photos: West Jeff wins

Keith Carius from Westland tries to escape the hold of West Jefferson’s Jake Cochran, who went on to win the 171-pound match 6-4. West  Jefferson hosted a wrestling invitational Dec. 19-20. Participating schools included Brookhaven, River Valley, Grandview, Franklin Heights, Whitehall, Paint Valley, Westland and West Jefferson. West Jefferson and Westland entered into the championship  round, each with 6-0 records in the dual meet format. The match-up pitted West Jefferson Coach Mike Branham against his older brother, Roger Branham, Westland’s head coach. West Jefferson won the championship match, 47-28.
Tyler Hughes from West Jefferson and John Powell from Westland fight for the early position in their match in the 112-pound class. Hughes won the match with a pin in the second period.
Westland’s Quintin Rigney has West Jefferson’s Ronnie Mansfield in a  headlock in the first period. Mansfield got out of the headlock and went on to pin Rigney in the second period of the 130-pound match-up.
Previous articleWhats happening on the Westside
Next articleFirst Night welcomes in the new year


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here
This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.