Wrestlers drop two MVAC matches


By Nathan Ham - [email protected]



Brady Buchanan gets a take down in Tuesday’s match against West Wilkes. Buchanan got Ashe’s lone win against the Blackhawks, a 12-9 decision over Cameron Reynolds.


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Tate Miller (right) faced off against Rylee Billings in the 120-pound match.


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WEST JEFFERSON — The Ashe County Huskies fell short in a pair of Mountain Valley Athletic Conference matches, first at Wilkes Central last Friday and then at home against West Wilkes on Tuesday.

Wilkes Central 64, Ashe 12

106: Tyler Jordan (Central) defeated Caleb Cooper (Ashe) by a 12-4 major decision.

113: Jared Yates (Central) won by forfeit.

120: Isaac Catalan (Central) pinned Tate Miller (Ashe).

126: Jack Prevette (Central) won by forfeit.

132: Brady Buchanan (Ashe) pinned Kennet Rodriguez (Central).

138: Anthony Lopez (Central) pinned Harley Miller (Ashe).

145: No match

152: John Reavis (Ashe) pinned Ethan Adams (Central).

160: Luke Clarke (Central) won by forfeit.

170: Evan Adams (Central) pinned Tanner Kilby (Ashe).

182: Alex Martinez (Central) won by forfeit.

195: Chris O’Campo (Central) won by forfeit.

220: Hunter Kiger (Central) won by forfeit.

285: Michael Walker (Central) won by forfeit.

West Wilkes 73, Ashe 3

106: William Walker (West) won by forfeit.

113: Dakota Roark (West) won by forfeit.

120: Rylee Billings (West) pinned T. Miller (Ashe).

126: Andrew Deleon (West) won by forfeit.

132: Buchanan (Ashe) defeated Cameron Reynolds (West) by a 12-9 decision.

138: Ethan Call (West) pinned H. Miller (Ashe).

145: Noah Dancy (West) won by forfeit.

152: Hunter Piepenbrok (West) defeated Reavis (Ashe) by a 9-3 decision.

160: Chandler Adams (West) won by forfeit.

170: Stefan Wagoner (West) pinned Kilby (Ashe).

182: Ethan Nichols (West) won by forfeit.

195: Cody Call (West) won by forfeit.

220: TJ Brown (West) won by forfeit.

285: Justin Barlow (West) won by forfeit.

Updated individual records

Caleb Cooper: 11-11

Tate Miller: 7-7

Brady Buchanan: 18-5

Harley Miller: 14-16

John Reavis: 16-9

Tanner Kilby: 1-14

Jake Shepherd: 5-2

Zachariah Bare: 8-19

Next up, the MVAC teams will compete in the conference tournament, set for Saturday, Jan. 30 at Starmount High School.

Brady Buchanan gets a take down in Tuesday’s match against West Wilkes. Buchanan got Ashe’s lone win against the Blackhawks, a 12-9 decision over Cameron Reynolds.
http://jeffersonpost.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/web1_Brady-Buchanan-vs-West.jpgBrady Buchanan gets a take down in Tuesday’s match against West Wilkes. Buchanan got Ashe’s lone win against the Blackhawks, a 12-9 decision over Cameron Reynolds. Nathan Ham | Jefferson Post

Tate Miller (right) faced off against Rylee Billings in the 120-pound match.
http://jeffersonpost.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/web1_Tate-Miller-vs-West.jpgTate Miller (right) faced off against Rylee Billings in the 120-pound match. Nathan Ham | Jefferson Post

By Nathan Ham

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