Scott Brown handles most of the sports duties for Ham Broadcasting. In addition to providing daily sports news on this blog, he broadcasts high school football, basketball and baseball games on WKDZ and WHVO. He also hosts the Saturday Morning Sports Report on WKDZ - one of the few local sports programs in the area. His local sports has been the most read in Trigg County for several years.
Trigg, Christian County Sending Middle School Wrestlers to State Meet
by Scott Brown,posted Jan 27 2014 12:02AM
(Photo by Andrea Hampton)
Both Trigg County and Christian County will be sending wrestlers to the Middle School State Meet following regional competition Saturday at Union County.
Christian County finished in third place as a team and will send seven wrestlers to the state meet. Trigg County finished in seventh place and will send three wrestlers to the state meet.
For Trigg County, Collin Stevens took second place, falling to John Hardin's Rob Wooten.
Taylor Hampton and Justin Crabtree each finished in fourth place to qualify.
Cole Darnall and Jarrod Ballengee each finished fifth in their weight class and will be alternates for the state meet, to be held February 8 at Montgomery County.
For Christian County, 5th grader Austin Grant-Hall won the region title in the 86-pound class.
Finishing in 2nd place were Eddie Agulto and Diion Leavell, while Austin Gibson and Lavelle Bynum each took third.
Meanwhile, Christian County's high school team went 2-2 Saturday at the Union County Duals. The Colonels beat Caldwell County 64-12 and Trigg County 47-15 while falling to Union County 60-9 and Belleville West, Illinois 49-24.
Finishing 3-1 on the day for the Colonels were Camerin Cole at 120, Caleb Austin at 126, Kobe Perry at 152, Kenneth Sells at 160, Xavier Pate at 170, and Tevin Toler at 220.
In the match with Christian County, Trigg County wrestlers claiming wins were Devonta Turner at 106 and Aaron Stevens at 195.