Nine Oak Mountain wrestlers qualify for state tournament

FROM STAFF REPORTS

Nine Oak Mountain High School wrestlers qualified for the Alabama High School Athletic Association Class 6A state tournament following a section meet Feb. 12 at Hewitt-Trussville High School.

The Eagles racked up 132.5 team points at the section meet and finished third overall in team standings.

Freshman John David (J.D.) Peden, freshman Logan Dollins, freshman Jared Godfrey, sophomore Jacob Parker, junior Vincent Kimbrough, senior Jeff Back, sophomore Conrad McBee, junior Justin Woodall and sophomore Lloyd Time will each wrestle in the Class 6A state tournament Feb. 17-19 at the Von Braun Center in Huntsville.

Woodall will enter the state tournament as a section champion. Woodall, who will enter the state tournament with a 68-2 record in individual matches, won the 189-pound individual championship at the section meet.

After receiving a bye in the championship quarterfinals, Woodall pinned Matt Robles of Gardendale in the semifinals. Woodall won by forfeit over Sotiri Christopoulos of Hewitt-Trussville in the 189-pound championship match.

Three Oak Mountain wrestlers finished runner-up at the section meet.

Peden, who will enter the state tournament with a 58-11 record in individual matches, finished runner-up in the 103-pound weight division.

After receiving a bye in the championship quarterfinals, Peden pinned Spencer McChesney of Hewitt-Trussville in the semifinals. Peden dropped a 10-3 decision to Jake Smith of Pell City in the 103-pound championship match.

Parker, who will enter the state tournament with a 39-19 record in individual matches, finished runner-up in the 130-pound weight division.

Parker earned a 11-0 major decision over Adam Marsch of Homewood in the championship quarterfinals and earned a 6-2 decision over William Letzer of Mountain Brook in the semifinals. Parker was pinned by Ashton Jones of Clay-Chalkville in the 130-pound championship match.

Back, who will enter the state tournament with a 47-20 record in individual matches, finished runner-up in the 160-pound weight division.

Back pinned Trent England of Gardendale in 3:59 in the championship quarterfinals and earned a 13-6 decision over Trey Belvin of Clay-Chalkville in the semifinals. Back was pinned by Marcus Elkins of Hewitt-Trussville in the 160-pound championship match.

Complete individual results from the section meet are below.

Oak Mountain

103 – John David Peden’s place is 2nd and has scored 16.00 team points.
Quarterfinal – John David Peden (Oak Mountain) 58-11 received a bye () (Bye)
Semifinal – John David Peden (Oak Mountain) 58-11 won by pin over Spencer McChesney (Hewitt-Trussville) 19-23 (Pin 0:00)
1st Place Match – Jake Smith (Pell City) 45-0 won by decision over John David Peden (Oak Mountain) 58-11 (Dec 10-3)

119 – Logan Dollins’s place is 3rd and has scored 12.00 team points.
Quarterfinal – Logan Dollins (Oak Mountain) 23-33 won by decision over Clay Downer (Gardendale) 10-40 (Dec 9-7)
Semifinal – Tyler Cox (Mountain Brook) 13-7 won by decision over Logan Dollins (Oak Mountain) 23-33 (Dec 6-4)
Cons. Semi – Logan Dollins (Oak Mountain) 23-33 received a bye () (Bye)
3rd Place Match – Logan Dollins (Oak Mountain) 23-33 won by pin over Clay Downer (Gardendale) 10-40 (Pin 0:00)

125 – Jared Godfrey’s place is 3rd and has scored 13.50 team points.
Quarterfinal – Jared Godfrey (Oak Mountain) 53-19 won by pin over Colton Friday (Clay-Chalkville) 5-15 (Pin 1:28)
Semifinal – Thomas Thagard (Mountain Brook) 46-8 won by decision over Jared Godfrey (Oak Mountain) 53-19 (Dec 6-3)
Cons. Semi – Jared Godfrey (Oak Mountain) 53-19 won by tech fall over Ricky Mays (Pell City) 6-27 (TF 15-0)
3rd Place Match – Jared Godfrey (Oak Mountain) 53-19 won by decision over Luke Mastro (Hewitt-Trussville) 17-13 (Dec 6-4)

130 – Jacob Parker’s place is 2nd and has scored 15.00 team points.
Quarterfinal – Jacob Parker (Oak Mountain) 39-19 won by major decision over Adam Marsch (Homewood) 2-8 (Maj 11-0)
Semifinal – Jacob Parker (Oak Mountain) 39-19 won by decision over William Letzer (Mountain Brook) 29-18 (Dec 6-2)
1st Place Match – Ashton Jones (Clay-Chalkville) 49-3 won by pin over Jacob Parker (Oak Mountain) 39-19 (Pin 0:00)

135 – Matthew Wills’s place is unknown and has scored 3.00 team points.
Quarterfinal – Brad Bowen (Gardendale) 30-18 won by pin over Matthew Wills (Oak Mountain) 26-37 (Pin 3:25)
Cons. Round 1 – Matthew Wills (Oak Mountain) 26-37 won by pin over DJ Sterling (Shades Valley) 2-11 (Pin 2:11)
Cons. Semi – Noah Crocker (Homewood) 14-4 won by pin over Matthew Wills (Oak Mountain) 26-37 (Pin 3:28)

140 – Angus McBee’s place is unknown and has scored 0.00 team points.
Quarterfinal – Nick Weldon (Clay-Chalkville) 36-19 won by decision over Angus McBee (Oak Mountain) 37-27 (Dec 8-3)
Cons. Round 1 – Angus McBee (Oak Mountain) 37-27 received a bye () (Bye)
Cons. Semi – Jaquan Barber (Homewood) 16-7 won by decision over Angus McBee (Oak Mountain) 37-27 (Dec 3-1)

145 – Sam Jasinski’s place is unknown and has scored 0.00 team points.
Quarterfinal – Daniel Edwards (Pell City) 33-13 won by pin over Sam Jasinski (Oak Mountain) 6-39 (Pin 0:56)
Cons. Round 1 – Sam Jasinski (Oak Mountain) 6-39 received a bye () (Bye)
Cons. Semi – Jonathan Gooden (Homewood) 13-3 won by pin over Sam Jasinski (Oak Mountain) 6-39 (Pin 2:29)

152 – Vincent Kimbrough’s place is 3rd and has scored 16.00 team points.
Quarterfinal – Vincent Kimbrough (Oak Mountain) 52-23 won by pin over Lakeith Walker (Homewood) 3-7 (Pin 2:46)
Semifinal – Bubba Loftus (Hewitt-Trussville) 6-2 won by pin over Vincent Kimbrough (Oak Mountain) 52-23 (Pin 0:00)
Cons. Semi – Vincent Kimbrough (Oak Mountain) 52-23 won by pin over Chase Downer (Gardendale) 20-22 (Pin 0:00)
3rd Place Match – Vincent Kimbrough (Oak Mountain) 52-23 won by pin over Mitchell McFarling (Clay-Chalkville) 28-19 (Pin 0:00)

160 – Jeff Back’s place is 2nd and has scored 16.00 team points.
Quarterfinal – Jeff Back (Oak Mountain) 47-20 won by pin over Trent England (Gardendale) 15-17 (Pin 3:59)
Semifinal – Jeff Back (Oak Mountain) 47-20 won by decision over Trey Belvin (Clay-Chalkville) 34-6 (Dec 13-6)
1st Place Match – Marcus Elkins (Hewitt-Trussville) 42-7 won by pin over Jeff Back (Oak Mountain) 47-20 (Pin 0:00)

171 – Conrad McBee’s place is 4th and has scored 11.00 team points.
Quarterfinal – Conrad McBee (Oak Mountain) 26-15 won by pin over Gabe Cooper (Shades Valley) 5-10 (Pin 0:36)
Semifinal – Drew Smith (Gardendale) 44-14 won by decision over Conrad McBee (Oak Mountain) 26-15 (Dec 5-0)
Cons. Semi – Conrad McBee (Oak Mountain) 26-15 won by pin over Randall Westberry (Homewood) 4-6 (Pin 0:00)
3rd Place Match – Alex Hopson (Pell City) 30-16 won by decision over Conrad McBee (Oak Mountain) 26-15 (Dec 4-2)

189 – Justin Woodall’s place is 1st and has scored 22.00 team points.
Quarterfinal – Justin Woodall (Oak Mountain) 68-2 received a bye () (Bye)
Semifinal – Justin Woodall (Oak Mountain) 68-2 won by pin over Matt Robles (Gardendale) 37-24 (Pin 0:00)
1st Place Match – Justin Woodall (Oak Mountain) 68-2 won by forfeit over Sotiri Christopoulos (Hewitt-Trussville) 12-4 (FF)

215 – Lloyd Time’s place is 3rd and has scored 8.00 team points.
Quarterfinal – Lloyd Time (Oak Mountain) 49-17 received a bye () (Bye)
Semifinal – Blakely Moore (Hewitt-Trussville) 16-4 won by decision over Lloyd Time (Oak Mountain) 49-17 (Dec 3-0)
Cons. Semi – Lloyd Time (Oak Mountain) 49-17 won by decision over Nick Thompson (Mountain Brook) 11-27 (Dec 6-0)
3rd Place Match – Lloyd Time (Oak Mountain) 49-17 won by decision over Dexter Scott (Clay-Chalkville) 9-4 (Dec 5-4)

285 – Chris Richmond’s place is unknown and has scored 0.00 team points.
Quarterfinal – Daniel Adkins (Gardendale) 26-24 won by decision over Chris Richmond (Oak Mountain) 26-38 (Dec 3-2)
Cons. Round 1 – Chris Richmond (Oak Mountain) 26-38 received a bye () (Bye)
Cons. Semi – John Floyd (Pell City) 31-16 won by pin over Chris Richmond (Oak Mountain) 26-38 (Pin 1:20)