By Thomas Sellers Jr.
The Region 8-3A Wrestling Individual Tournament finals were held tonight in Arlington. The host Tigers will send 10 athletes to State. The Cordova Wolves will be well-represented with seven wrestlers going to Franklin.
Millington Head Coach William Richardson will have two representatives with Deadrick Payton and Charles Rockiemore. And first year program Munford will be represented by Tyler Brown.
The State Tournament is scheduled to be held Feb. 12-14 at the Williamson Co. Expo Center. Below is the list of champions and other top three finishers for each weight class heading to State.
106- Caleb Morgan (Arlington) over Kameron Evans (Houston) 4-2
113- Jared Briant (Collierville) over Jonathan Abel (Bolton) 13-5
120- Travis Arthur (Houston) over David Thomas (Bartlett) 14-6
126- Keaton Jones (Houston) over Reid Cacaro (Arlington) 5-4
132- Andrew Zarshenas (Arlington) over Colin Jones (Houston) pinfall 1:03
138- John Craft (Arlington) over Diego Scott-McCabe (Collierville) pinfall 3:29
145- Kris Biedsoe (Bolton) over Anthony Huelly (Arlington) pinfall 5:01
152- Michael Mowery (Arlington) over James Costner (Cordova) 3-2
160- Nathan Enzor (Arlington) over Matthew Mullins (Cordova) 7-3
170- Jeffrey Houston (Germantown) over Kennedy Sanders (Houston) 6-1
182- Mo Sambe (Germantown) over Dawson Johnson (Bartlett) Injury
195- Rayveon Hardin (Arlington) over Ahmad Mawlawi (Kingsbury) pinfall 1:33
220- Nick Wilson (Bolton) over Deadrick Payton (Millington) 10-3
285- Salvador Martinez (Cordova) over Kevin Howard (Germantown) pinfall 3:37
106- Justin Kimble (Collierville) over William Wiilson (Cordova) 7-3
113- Matthew Smolin (Houston) over Quentin Carey (Memphis East) 12-5
120- Donovan Nason (Kingsbury) over Elian Sours (Collierville) pinfall 3:34
126- Dalton Ridling (Bolton) over Charles Rockiemore (Millington) 11-0
132- Justin Taylor (Cordova) over Tyler Brown (Munford) pinfall 3:24
138- Garrett Johnson (Germantown) over Jordan Taylor (Cordova) pinfall 2:37
145- Matthew Dale (Houston) over Josiah Miller (Germantown) 4-3
152- Chris Hall (Bartlett) over Cameron Murphy (Houston) pinfall 5:33
160- Christian Cara (Bartlett) over Caleb Patterson (Bolton) 7-3
170- Josh Dorsey (Bartlett) over Jaquez Morton (Memphis East) pinfall 4:21
182- Drequan Adams (Cordova) over Sam Meagher (Houston) pinfall 5:40
195- David Fairley (Bolton) over Parker Gingery (Bartlett) 6-0
220- Trey Claus (Arlington) over Justin Jones (Houston) 12-4
285- Johnathan Metcalf (Arlington) over Elijah Holcomb (Collierville) 9-4