On Thursday night, Spain Park wrestlers hosted Mountain Brook and Oxford in a tri-match. It was also Senior Night where the Jags honored their graduating wrestlers, Dylan Adair, Gaven Pudlik, and Emmanuel “Eman” Thuo. The graduating wrestlers acquitted themselves quite well winning five of six matches. Emmmanuel (126 lbs.) had a decision and a forfeit. Gaven (138) had a major decision and a decision, and Dylan (145) was 1-1 with a major decision.
In the first match the Jags lost to Mountain Brook 49-22. For Mountain Brook George Mcminn (132), Ned Mitchell (152), Banks Walston (160), Jack Higgins (182), Hayden McDonald (195), and Trey Gory (285) had pins. Gray Ortis (106) had a tech fall; and John Pankey (120) and John McKimmon (170) had major decisions. For the Jags, Jake Harrison (152) had the lone pin.
The second round saw Mountain Brook defeat Oxford 55-21. At 152, Ned Mitchell, 160 Banks Walston, 170 John McKimmon, 182 Jack Higgins and 195 Hayden McDonald had pins. Gray Ortis (106) had a major decision. For Oxford Carson Lindsey (145) and Clay Webb (285) had pins.
The Jags came back in the final round to defeat Oxford 43-21. Jack Hudson (160), Gage Hughes (170), and Jaxon Bast (220) had pins. For Oxford, Kaleb Shelton (106) and Landon Burrage (120) had pins.