Two Spain Park wrestlers reach podium at state tournament

Spain Park High School junior Tommy Bostany battles Austin Holt of Grissom in the 119-pound consolation semifinals at the Alabama High School Athletic Association Class 6A state wrestling tournament Feb. 18 at the Von Braun Center in Huntsville. (Contributed/Jim Pressler)

By WESLEY HALLMAN / Sports Editor

Two Spain Park High School wrestlers earned a spot on the podium following the Alabama High School Athletic Association Class 6A state wrestling tournament Feb. 19 at the Von Braun Center in Huntsville.

Juniors Tommy Bostany and Kameron Ricks each placed in the AHSAA Class 6A state wrestling tournament.

Bostany finished third in the 119-pound weight division after earning a 4-1 decision over Jesse Webster of Bob Jones in his final match.

Ricks finished fourth in the 215-pound weight division after dropping an 8-7 decision to Brett Brown of Tuscaloosa County in his final match.

Spain Park finished 20th overall in team standings at the AHSAA Class 6A state tournament with 38 points.

Complete results are below.

Spain Park

6A 119 – Tommy Bostany’s place is 3rd and has scored 16.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Tommy Bostany (Spain Park) 24-4 won by pin over Logan Dollins (Oak Mountain) 23-35 (Pin 3:23)
Quarterfinal – Tommy Bostany (Spain Park) 24-4 won by decision over Jesse Webster (Bob Jones) 42-12 (Dec 10-7)
Semifinal – Michael Jordan (Auburn) 43-0 won by decision over Tommy Bostany (Spain Park) 24-4 (Dec 5-3)
Cons. Semi – Tommy Bostany (Spain Park) 24-4 won by decision over Austin Holt (Grissom) 55-16 (Dec 9-2)
3rd Place Match – Tommy Bostany (Spain Park) 24-4 won by decision over Jesse Webster (Bob Jones) 42-12 (Dec 4-1)

6A 130 – Connor Whatley’s place is unknown and has scored 0.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Cody Johnson (Bob Jones) 19-8 won by decision over Connor Whatley (Spain Park) 14-14 (Dec 6-1)
Cons. Round 1 – Stephen Coulter (Smiths Station) 21-32 won by decision over Connor Whatley (Spain Park) 14-14 (Dec 7-6)

6A 135 – Conrad Hathcoat’s place is unknown and has scored 0.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Fred Denson (Hewitt-Trussville) 16-15 won by major decision over Conrad Hathcoat (Spain Park) 34-24 (Maj 12-2)
Cons. Round 1 – Christian Harrison (Buckhorn) 46-14 won by major decision over Conrad Hathcoat (Spain Park) 34-24 (Maj 10-2)

6A 160 – Blake Daniel’s place is unknown and has scored 4.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Blake Daniel (Spain Park) 32-18 won by pin over Max Doyle (Auburn) 20-14 (Pin 1:11)
Quarterfinal – Hayden Henderson (Grissom) 50-5 won by decision over Blake Daniel (Spain Park) 32-18 (Dec 5-4)
Cons. Round 2 – Gerald McRath (Oxford) 10-4 won by decision over Blake Daniel (Spain Park) 32-18 (Dec 6-4)

6A 189 – Mo Mills’s place is unknown and has scored 2.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Justin Woodall (Oak Mountain) 71-3 won by pin over Mo Mills (Spain Park) 47-23 (Pin 1:48)
Cons. Round 1 – Mo Mills (Spain Park) 47-23 won by decision over Connor McCall (Oxford) 28-25 (Dec 3-0)
Cons. Round 2 – Mo Mills (Spain Park) 47-23 won by decision over Antone Robinson (Wetumpka) 36-9 (Dec 3-1)
Cons. Round 3 – Andrew Mathews (Central-Phenix City) 41-17 won by decision over Mo Mills (Spain Park) 47-23 (Dec 9-3)

6A 215 – Kameron Ricks’s place is 4th and has scored 16.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Kameron Ricks (Spain Park) 50-9 won by decision over Quin Allen (Benjamin Russell) 24-7 (Dec 14-8)
Quarterfinal – Kameron Ricks (Spain Park) 50-9 won by pin over TJ Demos (Huntsville) 37-19 (Pin 3:54)
Semifinal – Brian Walker (Grissom) 64-3 won by decision over Kameron Ricks (Spain Park) 50-9 (Dec 5-2)
Cons. Semi – Kameron Ricks (Spain Park) 50-9 won by pin over Quin Allen (Benjamin Russell) 24-7 (Pin 2:32)
3rd Place Match – Brett Brown (Tuscaloosa County) 56-2 won by decision over Kameron Ricks (Spain Park) 50-9 (Dec 8-7)