Chelsea wrestlers compete at section meet

FROM STAFF REPORTS

The Chelsea High School wrestling team finished in 11th place in team standings at an Alabama High School Athletic Association Class 5A section meet Feb. 12 at Tallassee High School.

The Hornets, who racked up 10 points in the section meet, didn’t have a wrestler qualify for the Class 5A state tournament.

Heavyweight freshman Tyler Downard led Chelsea as he reached the consolation semifinals in his weight division.

Downard, who wrapped up his season with a 16-15 record in individual matches, pinned Tyler Smith of Russell County in three minutes in the opening round at the section meet.

After being pinned by Matt Thomas of Chilton County in 2:45 in the championship quarterfinals, Downard pinned Bart Dial of Pinson Valley in 2:21 in the consolation bracket.

Downard also pinned McAdory’s James Segars in 1:24 in a consolation bracket match before being pinned by Marcus Dawson of Hueytown in 4:51 in the consolation semifinals.

Complete individual results from the section meet are below.

Chelsea

112 – Zachary Hensley’s place is unknown and has scored 0.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Zachary Hensley (Chelsea) 20-8 received a bye () (Bye)
Quarterfinal – Dustin Fowler (McAdory) 15-4 won by pin over Zachary Hensley (Chelsea) 20-8 (Pin 2:53)
Cons. Round 2 – Zachary Hensley (Chelsea) 20-8 received a bye () (Bye)
Cons. Round 3 – Joshua Jamieson (Russell County) 21-13 won by forfeit over Zachary Hensley (Chelsea) 20-8 (FF)

125 – Chandler Wood’s place is unknown and has scored 0.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Chandler Wood (Chelsea) 25-11 received a bye () (Bye)
Quarterfinal – Pierce Gowan (Tallassee) 31-7 won by major decision over Chandler Wood (Chelsea) 25-11 (Maj 13-1)
Cons. Round 2 – Chandler Wood (Chelsea) 25-11 received a bye () (Bye)
Cons. Round 3 – Blake Treglown (Pinson Valley) 29-22 won by decision over Chandler Wood (Chelsea) 25-11 (Dec 11-6)

140 – Michael Early’s place is unknown and has scored 0.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Michael Early (Chelsea) 5-18 received a bye () (Bye)
Quarterfinal – Cody Price (Brookwood) 55-11 won by pin over Michael Early (Chelsea) 5-18 (Pin 0:44)
Cons. Round 2 – Josh Kines (McAdory) 18-18 won by pin over Michael Early (Chelsea) 5-18 (Pin 2:06)

145 – Corey Moore’s place is unknown and has scored 0.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Corey Moore (Chelsea) 21-10 received a bye () (Bye)
Quarterfinal – tayren jackson (Hueytown) 12-9 won by pin over Corey Moore (Chelsea) 21-10 (Pin 0:37)
Cons. Round 2 – Virgil Studdard (Erwin) 18-15 won by pin over Corey Moore (Chelsea) 21-10 (Pin 3:37)

152 – Damien Tinney’s place is unknown and has scored 0.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Damien Tinney (Chelsea) 10-14 received a bye () (Bye)
Quarterfinal – Joel Kladifko (Brookwood) 34-16 won by pin over Damien Tinney (Chelsea) 10-14 (Pin 1:37)
Cons. Round 2 – Damien Tinney (Chelsea) 10-14 received a bye () (Bye)
Cons. Round 3 – Jeffrey Hughes (Shelby County) 12-8 won by pin over Damien Tinney (Chelsea) 10-14 (Pin 3:37)

160 – Zakary Vandergeest’s place is unknown and has scored 0.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Ryan Black (Russell County) 17-14 won by pin over Zakary Vandergeest (Chelsea) 18-10 (Pin 0:48)
Cons. Round 1 – Zakary Vandergeest (Chelsea) 18-10 received a bye () (Bye)
Cons. Round 2 – Michael Green (Brookwood) 20-12 won by pin over Zakary Vandergeest (Chelsea) 18-10 (Pin 0:45)

285 – Tyler Downard’s place is unknown and has scored 10.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Tyler Downard (Chelsea) 16-15 won by pin over Tyler Smith (Russell County) 7-16 (Pin 3:00)
Quarterfinal – Matt Thomas (Chilton County) 17-13 won by pin over Tyler Downard (Chelsea) 16-15 (Pin 2:45)
Cons. Round 2 – Tyler Downard (Chelsea) 16-15 won by pin over Bart Dial (Pinson Valley) 4-35 (Pin 2:21)
Cons. Round 3 – Tyler Downard (Chelsea) 16-15 won by pin over James Segars (McAdory) 4-22 (Pin 1:24)
Cons. Semi – marcus dawson (Hueytown) 16-10 won by pin over Tyler Downard (Chelsea) 16-15 (Pin 4:51)