Day 2 of wrestling districts started with 5 Bulldogs 1 win away from punching their ticket to state. Darion Young, Lawrence Woods, and John Williams all capitalized on the opportunity in their first matches. Adrian Watson, Jamal White, and Pernell Robinson had to battle back to claim their spots in the state tournament after early losses. All 3 won in dramatic fashion in their semi-finals matches. Adrian scored a quick pin after a signature hip toss. Jamal won in overtime after a last second escape in regulationt o tie his match up. Pernell came back from 2 points down with only :17 seconds left in regulation, scoring an escape and take down to win by 1 point. In the end, Darion Young took 2nd, Lawrence Woods took 2nd, John Williams took 1st, Adrian Watson took 3rd, Jamal White took 3rd, and Pernell Robinson took 4th. Next weekend, these 6 Bulldogs will compete for state titles in Columbia, MO. Wish them all good luck and come out and support them.
Deandre Scott, Crishaun Bryant, Kai’shawn Hoskins, and Devoisier Mallet were eliminated after losing 2 matches.
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