Oak Mountain wrestler falls in championship match

By WESLEY HALLMAN / Sports Editor

Oak Mountain High School junior Justin Woodall finished one victory shy of an Alabama High School Athletic Association Class 6A individual wrestling championship Feb. 19 at the Von Braun Center in Huntsville.

Woodall dropped a 6-5 decision to Terrence Smith of Lee-Montgomery in the 189-pound weight division championship match.

Woodall was one of four Oak Mountain wrestlers who earned a spot on the podium on the final day of the AHSAA Class 6A state tournament.

Freshman John David (J.D.) Peden finished sixth in the 103-pound weight division after dropping a 6-2 decision to Morgan Paugh of Vestavia Hills in his final match. Freshman Jared Godfrey finished fourth in the 125-pound weight division after being pinned by Corley Sims of Auburn in 1:47 in his final match.

Sophomore Jacob Parker finished sixth in the 130-pound weight division after dropping a 5-2 decision to Corey Parker of Buckhorn in his final match.

Oak Mountain finished 11th in team standings in the AHSAA Class 6A state tournament after racking up 62 points.

Complete results are below.

Oak Mountain

6A 103 – John David Peden’s place is 6th and has scored 7.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – John David Peden (Oak Mountain) 61-14 won by decision over William Hardin (Oxford) 47-24 (Dec 8-6)
Quarterfinal – Morgan Paugh (Vestavia Hills) 47-10 won by major decision over John David Peden (Oak Mountain) 61-14 (Maj 11-0)
Cons. Round 2 – John David Peden (Oak Mountain) 61-14 won by decision over Griffin Ridgeway (Bob Jones) 20-12 (Dec 10-3)
Cons. Round 3 – John David Peden (Oak Mountain) 61-14 won by decision over Brent Carr (Buckhorn) 47-11 (Dec 10-7)
Cons. Semi – John David Henderson (Grissom) 60-7 won by decision over John David Peden (Oak Mountain) 61-14 (Dec 2-0)
5th Place Match – Morgan Paugh (Vestavia Hills) 47-10 won by decision over John David Peden (Oak Mountain) 61-14 (Dec 6-2)

6A 119 – Logan Dollins’s place is unknown and has scored 0.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Tommy Bostany (Spain Park) 24-4 won by pin over Logan Dollins (Oak Mountain) 23-35 (Pin 3:23)
Cons. Round 1 – Theron Anderson (Central-Phenix City) 18-13 won by decision over Logan Dollins (Oak Mountain) 23-35 (Dec 7-3)

6A 125 – Jared Godfrey’s place is 4th and has scored 14.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Jared Godfrey (Oak Mountain) 57-21 won by decision over Hunter Lee (Oxford) 57-9 (Dec 2-1)
Quarterfinal – Mario Haynes (Thompson) 38-25 won by decision over Jared Godfrey (Oak Mountain) 57-21 (Dec 3-1)
Cons. Round 2 – Jared Godfrey (Oak Mountain) 57-21 won by decision over Logan Huey (Pelham) 27-10 (Dec 2-0)
Cons. Round 3 – Jared Godfrey (Oak Mountain) 57-21 won in double overtime over Gavin Fuller (Benjamin Russell) 35-14 (2-OT 5-3)
Cons. Semi – Jared Godfrey (Oak Mountain) 57-21 won by forfeit over Connor Hayman (Gardendale) 25-5 (FF)
3rd Place Match – Corley Sims (Auburn) 51-6 won by pin over Jared Godfrey (Oak Mountain) 57-21 (Pin 1:47)

6A 130 – Jacob Parker’s place is 6th and has scored 8.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Jacob Parker (Oak Mountain) 42-22 won by decision over Dylan Spurlock (Auburn) 37-16 (Dec 10-4)
Quarterfinal – Corey Parker (Buckhorn) 56-11 won by pin over Jacob Parker (Oak Mountain) 42-22 (Pin 1:06)
Cons. Round 2 – Jacob Parker (Oak Mountain) 42-22 won by major decision over Stephen Coulter (Smiths Station) 21-32 (Maj 13-0)
Cons. Round 3 – Jacob Parker (Oak Mountain) 42-22 won by decision over Adam Pierce (Prattville) 40-13 (Dec 8-4)
Cons. Semi – Ashton Jones (Clay-Chalkville) 53-4 won by pin over Jacob Parker (Oak Mountain) 42-22 (Pin 1:59)
5th Place Match – Corey Parker (Buckhorn) 56-11 won by decision over Jacob Parker (Oak Mountain) 42-22 (Dec 5-2)

6A 152 – Vincent Kimbrough’s place is unknown and has scored 0.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Rush Hall (Hoover) 43-4 won by major decision over Vincent Kimbrough (Oak Mountain) 52-25 (Maj 17-6)
Cons. Round 1 – Chris Witte (Central-Phenix City) 36-16 won by pin over Vincent Kimbrough (Oak Mountain) 52-25 (Pin 3:17)

6A 160 – Jeff Back’s place is unknown and has scored 4.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Jeff Back (Oak Mountain) 49-22 won by major decision over Austin Fuller (Bob Jones) 17-8 (Maj 10-2)
Quarterfinal – Harrison Hill (Vestavia Hills) 41-5 won by pin over Jeff Back (Oak Mountain) 49-22 (Pin 1:34)
Cons. Round 2 – Jeff Back (Oak Mountain) 49-22 won by decision over Blake Dean (Benjamin Russell) 29-12 (Dec 9-4)
Cons. Round 3 – Jake Perry (Mountain Brook) 40-14 won by major decision over Jeff Back (Oak Mountain) 49-22 (Maj 13-5)

6A 171 – Conrad McBee’s place is unknown and has scored 3.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Rico Lewis (Opelika) 39-8 won by major decision over Conrad McBee (Oak Mountain) 27-17 (Maj 12-3)
Cons. Round 1 – Conrad McBee (Oak Mountain) 27-17 won by disqualification over Brady Heard (Oxford) 48-19 (DQ)
Cons. Round 2 – Tim Hester (Smiths Station) 49-7 won by injury default over Conrad McBee (Oak Mountain) 27-17 (I-D)

6A 189 – Justin Woodall’s place is 2nd and has scored 24.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Justin Woodall (Oak Mountain) 71-3 won by pin over Mo Mills (Spain Park) 47-23 (Pin 1:48)
Quarterfinal – Justin Woodall (Oak Mountain) 71-3 won by pin over Xavier Drake (Opelika) 45-17 (Pin 1:22)
Semifinal – Justin Woodall (Oak Mountain) 71-3 won by pin over Teryence Glaze (Hoover) 27-2 (Pin 5:20)
1st Place Match – Terrence Smith (Lee-Montgomery) 42-1 won by decision over Justin Woodall (Oak Mountain) 71-3 (Dec 6-5)

6A 215 – Lloyd Time’s place is unknown and has scored 2.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Lloyd Time (Oak Mountain) 50-19 won in overtime over Mike Maglothin (Oxford) 37-17 (OT 7-5)
Quarterfinal – Luke Wilson (Central-Phenix City) 52-3 won by pin over Lloyd Time (Oak Mountain) 50-19 (Pin 4:38)
Cons. Round 2 – Ryley Randolph (Prattville) 24-18 won by decision over Lloyd Time (Oak Mountain) 50-19 (Dec 5-3)