Six Spain Park wrestlers headed to state tournament

FROM STAFF REPORTS

Six Spain Park High School wrestlers advanced to the Alabama High School Athletic Association Class 6A state tournament following a section meet Feb. 12 at Tuscaloosa County High School in Northport.

Junior Tommy Bostany, junior Connor Whatley, sophomore Conrad Hathcoat, sophomore Blake Daniel, junior Mo Mills and senior Kameron Ricks will each wrestle in the Class 6A state tournament Feb. 17-19 at the Von Braun Center in Huntsville.

Bostany, who will enter the state tournament with a 20-3 record in individual matches, finished runner-up in the 119-pound weight division.

Bostany pinned Nick English of Pelham in 27 seconds in the championship quarterfinals and pinned Ty Graham of Hoover in 4:12 in the semifinals. Bostany dropped a 4-2 decision to Reed Jacks of Thompson in the 119-pound championship match.

Whatley, who will enter the state tournament with a 14-12 record in individual matches, placed third in the 130-pound weight division.

Whatley pinned Toderick Jowers of Hoover in 5:01 in the championship quarterfinals before dropping a 4-1 decision to Brewer Gilliland of Thompson in the semifinals. Whatley pinned Dylan Kabase of Vestavia Hills in 4:20 in the consolation semifinals and earned a 5-2 decision over Jowers in the third-place match.

Hathcoat, who will enter the state tournament with a 34-22 record in individual matches, placed third in the 135-pound weight division.

Hathcoat pinned Adam Brookins of Vestavia Hills in 3:40 in the championship quarterfinals before dropping a 12-0 major decision to Haden Hallman of Tuscaloosa County in the semifinals. Hathcoat received a bye in the consolation semifinals and pinned Nick Lowe of Thompson in 2:43 in the third-place match.

Daniel, who will enter the state tournament with a 31-16 record in individual matches, placed third in the 160-pound weight division.

Daniel pinned Jonathan Hagler of Minor in 5:25 in the championship quarterfinals before being pinned by Harrison Hill of Vestavia Hills in 1:43 in the semifinals. Daniel earned an 8-1 decision over Nolan Vinson of Pelham in the consolation semifinals and pinned Matt Wilcoxen of Hoover in 2:45 in the third-place match.

Mills, who will enter the state tournament with a 45-21 record in individual matches, placed fourth in the 189-pound weight division.

After receiving a bye in the opening round at the section meet, Mills pinned Dustin Dockery of Tuscaloosa County in 3:59 in the championship quarterfinals. Mills dropped a 4-3 decision to Jesse Masters of Thompson in the semifinals.

Mills pinned Brooks Haley of Pelham in 3:51 in the consolation semifinals before being pinned by Dalton Campbell of Vestavia Hills in the third-place match.

Ricks, who will enter the state tournament with a 47-7 record in individual matches, finished runner-up in the 215-pound weight division.

Ricks pinned Clyde Baskin of Minor in 50 seconds in the championship quarterfinals and earned an 8-5 decision over Jimmy Miller of Thompson in the semifinals. Ricks was pinned by Brett Brown of Tuscaloosa County in 2:34 in the 215-pound championship match.

Spain Park finished fifth in team standings at the section meet with 92 points. Complete individual results are below.

Spain Park

103 – Jackson Cotney’s place is unknown and has scored 0.00 team points.
Quarterfinal – Payton Garlington (Hoover) 39-6 won by pin over Jackson Cotney (Spain Park) 14-35 (Pin 0:23)
Cons. Round 1 – Jackson Cotney (Spain Park) 14-35 received a bye () (Bye)
Cons. Semi – Matt Gilson (Thompson) 17-14 won by pin over Jackson Cotney (Spain Park) 14-35 (Pin 0:44)

119 – Tommy Bostany’s place is 2nd and has scored 18.00 team points.
Quarterfinal – Tommy Bostany (Spain Park) 20-3 won by pin over Nick English (Pelham) 6-16 (Pin 0:27)
Semifinal – Tommy Bostany (Spain Park) 20-3 won by pin over Ty Graham (Hoover) 32-12 (Pin 4:12)
1st Place Match – Reed Jacks (Thompson) 47-5 won by decision over Tommy Bostany (Spain Park) 20-3 (Dec 4-2)

125 – Andres Galindo’s place is unknown and has scored 0.00 team points.
Quarterfinal – Sam Avery (Hoover) 17-9 won by pin over Andres Galindo (Spain Park) 24-30 (Pin 3:03)
Cons. Round 1 – Harrison Turner (Tuscaloosa County) 34-24 won by tech fall over Andres Galindo (Spain Park) 24-30 (TF 15-0)

130 – Connor Whatley’s place is 3rd and has scored 14.00 team points.
Quarterfinal – Connor Whatley (Spain Park) 14-12 won by pin over Toderick Jowers (Hoover) 13-11 (Pin 5:01)
Semifinal – Brewer Gilliland (Thompson) 48-14 won by decision over Connor Whatley (Spain Park) 14-12 (Dec 4-1)
Cons. Semi – Connor Whatley (Spain Park) 14-12 won by pin over Dylan Kabase (Vestavia Hills) 5-11 (Pin 4:20)
3rd Place Match – Connor Whatley (Spain Park) 14-12 won by decision over Toderick Jowers (Hoover) 13-11 (Dec 5-2)

135 – Conrad Hathcoat’s place is 3rd and has scored 14.00 team points.
Quarterfinal – Conrad Hathcoat (Spain Park) 34-22 won by pin over Adam Brookins (Vestavia Hills) 5-10 (Pin 3:40)
Semifinal – Haden Hallman (Tuscaloosa County) 43-7 won by major decision over Conrad Hathcoat (Spain Park) 34-22 (Maj 12-0)
Cons. Semi – Conrad Hathcoat (Spain Park) 34-22 received a bye () (Bye)
3rd Place Match – Conrad Hathcoat (Spain Park) 34-22 won by pin over Nick Lowe (Thompson) 18-19 (Pin 2:43)

140 – Brandon Stanley’s place is unknown and has scored 0.00 team points.
Quarterfinal – Cody Wehunt (Pelham) 31-5 won by pin over Brandon Stanley (Spain Park) 5-12 (Pin 0:56)
Cons. Round 1 – Brandon Stanley (Spain Park) 5-12 received a bye () (Bye)
Cons. Semi – Andrew Korn (Vestavia Hills) 30-14 won by pin over Brandon Stanley (Spain Park) 5-12 (Pin 0:45)

145 – Marcus Jackson’s place is unknown and has scored 3.00 team points.
Quarterfinal – Parker Grissom (Hoover) 41-5 won by pin over Marcus Jackson (Spain Park) 11-29 (Pin 0:57)
Cons. Round 1 – Marcus Jackson (Spain Park) 11-29 won by forfeit over Vyt Puzinauskas (Northridge) 11-5 (FF)
Cons. Semi – Jimmy Whitt (Vestavia Hills) 17-5 won by pin over Marcus Jackson (Spain Park) 11-29 (Pin 2:17)

152 – Dillon Osborne’s place is unknown and has scored 0.00 team points.
Quarterfinal – Ricky Miller (Tuscaloosa County) 46-15 won by pin over Dillon Osborne (Spain Park) 8-25 (Pin 1:20)
Cons. Round 1 – Dillon Osborne (Spain Park) 8-25 received a bye () (Bye)
Cons. Semi – Jack Nelson (Vestavia Hills) 33-22 won by pin over Dillon Osborne (Spain Park) 8-25 (Pin 1:28)

160 – Blake Daniel’s place is 3rd and has scored 14.00 team points.
Quarterfinal – Blake Daniel (Spain Park) 31-16 won by pin over Jonathan Hagler (Minor) 23-13 (Pin 5:25)
Semifinal – Harrison Hill (Vestavia Hills) 37-5 won by pin over Blake Daniel (Spain Park) 31-16 (Pin 1:43)
Cons. Semi – Blake Daniel (Spain Park) 31-16 won by decision over Nolan Vinson (Pelham) 27-13 (Dec 8-1)
3rd Place Match – Blake Daniel (Spain Park) 31-16 won by pin over Matt Wilcoxen (Hoover) 16-24 (Pin 2:45)

171 – Alec Hudson’s place is unknown and has scored 0.00 team points.
Quarterfinal – Micah Davis (Minor) 31-7 won by pin over Alec Hudson (Spain Park) 15-18 (Pin 3:28)
Cons. Round 1 – Trey Maynard (Pelham) 14-17 won by pin over Alec Hudson (Spain Park) 15-18 (Pin 2:17)

189 – Mo Mills’s place is 4th and has scored 13.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Mo Mills (Spain Park) 45-21 received a bye () (Bye)
Quarterfinal – Mo Mills (Spain Park) 45-21 won by pin over Dustin Dockery (Hillcrest-Tuscaloosa) 9-8 (Pin 3:59)
Semifinal – Jesse Masters (Thompson) 49-16 won by decision over Mo Mills (Spain Park) 45-21 (Dec 4-3)
Cons. Semi – Mo Mills (Spain Park) 45-21 won by pin over Brooks Haley (Pelham) 13-19 (Pin 3:51)
3rd Place Match – Dalton Campbell (Vestavia Hills) 39-20 won by pin over Mo Mills (Spain Park) 45-21 (Pin 5:38)

215 – Kameron Ricks’s place is 2nd and has scored 16.00 team points.
Quarterfinal – Kameron Ricks (Spain Park) 47-7 won by pin over Clyde Baskin (Minor) 5-11 (Pin 0:50)
Semifinal – Kameron Ricks (Spain Park) 47-7 won by decision over Jimmy Miller (Thompson) 60-6 (Dec 8-5)
1st Place Match – Brett Brown (Tuscaloosa County) 52-1 won by pin over Kameron Ricks (Spain Park) 47-7 (Pin 2:34)

285 – Martin Canales’s place is unknown and has scored 0.00 team points.
Quarterfinal – Tyler Ray (Pelham) 23-13 won by pin over Martin Canales (Spain Park) 5-20 (Pin 1:18)
Cons. Round 1 – David Capers (Thompson) 31-23 won by pin over Martin Canales (Spain Park) 5-20 (Pin 2:48)