Three Pelham wrestlers advance to state tournament

FROM STAFF REPORTS

Three Pelham 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.

Senior Logan Huey, sophomore Cody Wehunt and senior Tyler Ray will each wrestle in the Class 6A state tournament Feb. 17-19 at the Von Braun Center in Huntsville.

Huey, who will enter the state tournament with a 26-8 record in individual matches, placed third in the 125-pound weight division at the section meet.

After receiving a bye in the championship quarterfinals at the section meet, Huey dropped a 4-0 decision to Josh Brown of Vestavia Hills in the semifinals. Huey responded with an 8-1 decision over Harrison Turner of Tuscaloosa County in the consolation semifinals and earned a 4-2 decision over DeMario Haynes in the third-place match.

Wehunt, who will enter the state tournament with a 31-5 record in individual matches, finished runner-up in the 140-pound weight division at the section meet.

Wehunt pinned Brandon Stanley of Spain Park in 56 seconds in the championship quarterfinals and earned an 8-2 decision over Cody Albarado of Thompson in the semifinals. Wehunt dropped a 7-2 decision to Jackson Poe of Hoover in the 140-pound championship match.

Ray, who will enter the state tournament with a 23-13 record in individual matches, finished runner-up in the heavyweight division at the section meet.

Ray pinned Martin Canales of Spain Park in 1:18 in the championship quarterfinals and pinned Eddie Foster of Hoover in 4:09 in the semifinals. Ray was pinned by David Simmons of Vestavia Hills in 4:37 in the heavyweight championship match.

The Panthers finished sixth in team standings at the section meet with 56 points. Complete individual results are below.

Pelham

112 – Jacob Blackmon’s place is unknown and has scored 0.00 team points.
Quarterfinal – Jacob Blackmon (Pelham) 18-13 received a bye () (Bye)
Semifinal – Will Hubert (Vestavia Hills) 39-17 won by pin over Jacob Blackmon (Pelham) 18-13 (Pin 1:12)
Cons. Semi – Zac Boshell (Hoover) 4-6 won by pin over Jacob Blackmon (Pelham) 18-13 (Pin 0:36)

119 – Nick English’s place is unknown and has scored 0.00 team points.
Quarterfinal – Tommy Bostany (Spain Park) 20-3 won by pin over Nick English (Pelham) 6-16 (Pin 0:27)
Cons. Round 1 – Nick English (Pelham) 6-16 received a bye () (Bye)
Cons. Semi – Will Knox (Vestavia Hills) 29-28 won by pin over Nick English (Pelham) 6-16 (Pin 3:31)

125 – Logan Huey’s place is 3rd and has scored 8.00 team points.
Quarterfinal – Logan Huey (Pelham) 26-8 received a bye () (Bye)
Semifinal – Josh Brown (Vestavia Hills) 27-16 won by decision over Logan Huey (Pelham) 26-8 (Dec 4-0)
Cons. Semi – Logan Huey (Pelham) 26-8 won by decision over Harrison Turner (Tuscaloosa County) 34-24 (Dec 8-1)
3rd Place Match – Logan Huey (Pelham) 26-8 won by decision over Mario Haynes (Thompson) 35-23 (Dec 4-2)

130 – Robby Brantley’s place is unknown and has scored 4.00 team points.
Quarterfinal – Robby Brantley (Pelham) 23-17 won by pin over Hayden Buettner (Northridge) 3-8 (Pin 5:07)
Semifinal – Cole Horton (Tuscaloosa County) 22-16 won by decision over Robby Brantley (Pelham) 23-17 (Dec 7-3)
Cons. Semi – Toderick Jowers (Hoover) 13-11 won by major decision over Robby Brantley (Pelham) 23-17 (Maj 18-4)

140 – Cody Wehunt’s place is 2nd and has scored 16.00 team points.
Quarterfinal – Cody Wehunt (Pelham) 31-5 won by pin over Brandon Stanley (Spain Park) 5-12 (Pin 0:56)
Semifinal – Cody Wehunt (Pelham) 31-5 won by decision over Cody Albarado (Thompson) 30-5 (Dec 8-2)
1st Place Match – Jackson Poe (Hoover) 43-1 won by decision over Cody Wehunt (Pelham) 31-5 (Dec 7-2)

160 – Nolan Vinson’s place is unknown and has scored 3.00 team points.
Quarterfinal – Matt Wilcoxen (Hoover) 16-24 won by decision over Nolan Vinson (Pelham) 27-13 (Dec 4-1)
Cons. Round 1 – Nolan Vinson (Pelham) 27-13 won by forfeit over Ryan Reedy-Buffer (Northridge) 3-11 (FF)
Cons. Semi – Blake Daniel (Spain Park) 31-16 won by decision over Nolan Vinson (Pelham) 27-13 (Dec 8-1)

171 – Trey Maynard’s place is unknown and has scored 3.00 team points.
Quarterfinal – Jeff Templeton (Tuscaloosa County) 41-11 won by pin over Trey Maynard (Pelham) 14-17 (Pin 3:36)
Cons. Round 1 – Trey Maynard (Pelham) 14-17 won by pin over Alec Hudson (Spain Park) 15-18 (Pin 2:17)
Cons. Semi – Cahmon Holder (Thompson) 32-27 won by decision over Trey Maynard (Pelham) 14-17 (Dec 6-3)

189 – Brooks Haley’s place is unknown and has scored 4.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Brooks Haley (Pelham) 13-19 received a bye () (Bye)
Quarterfinal – Teryence Glaze (Hoover) 23-1 won by pin over Brooks Haley (Pelham) 13-19 (Pin 2:10)
Cons. Round 2 – Brooks Haley (Pelham) 13-19 received a bye () (Bye)
Cons. Round 3 – Brooks Haley (Pelham) 13-19 won by pin over Tre King (Minor) 19-13 (Pin 0:59)
Cons. Semi – Mo Mills (Spain Park) 45-21 won by pin over Brooks Haley (Pelham) 13-19 (Pin 3:51)

215 – Juan Brito-Cuevas’s place is unknown and has scored 0.00 team points.
Quarterfinal – Jimmy Miller (Thompson) 60-6 won by pin over Juan Brito-Cuevas (Pelham) 6-24 (Pin 1:00)
Cons. Round 1 – Clyde Baskin (Minor) 5-11 won by decision over Juan Brito-Cuevas (Pelham) 6-24 (Dec 8-7)

285 – Tyler Ray’s place is 2nd and has scored 18.00 team points.
Quarterfinal – Tyler Ray (Pelham) 23-13 won by pin over Martin Canales (Spain Park) 5-20 (Pin 1:18)
Semifinal – Tyler Ray (Pelham) 23-13 won by pin over Eddie Foster (Hoover) 21-9 (Pin 4:09)
1st Place Match – David Simmons (Vestavia Hills) 41-2 won by pin over Tyler Ray (Pelham) 23-13 (Pin 4:37)