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Prep Wrestling: Firebirds take home title at Wolfpack Duals at North Paulding, Jackets secure seventh-place finish

December 18, 2018

The Sonoraville Firebirds exited the weekend with yet another championship, this time dominating the field at the Wolfpack Duals at North Paulding High School.

In Round 1 of competition, Sonoraville easily dispatched Cartersville by a team score 66-18. The Firebirds maintained the momentum in the second round, topping Haralson County 71-18.

As the competition narrowed, Sonoraville kept coasting by defeating Sequoyah 55-24. To claim the day’s title, the Firebirds earned a 63-18 victory over LaFayette.

Firebirds that went undefeated on the day included Hector Arbos (2-0), Eli Knight (4-0, four pins), Jayce Derryberry (4-0), Allen Stone (4-0), Trevor Burdick (4-0), Davin O’Neal (4-0, four pins), Jebb Knight (2-0, two pins), Charlie Brown (4-0, four pins) and John Knight (4-0, four pins).

Also making valuable contributions for Sonoraville was Joseph Bryan, who went 3-1, Jon Smith, who went 2-2 and Zakk Ferguson, who went 1-1 and Trent Bohannon, who earned his first varsity win.

The Calhoun wrestling team was also in action this past weekend at the North Paulding Wolfpack Duals, securing a seventh place finish.

Undefeated wrestlers for the Yellow Jackets included Danny Aguirre (106), Jonathan Santana (113/120), Owen Mendez (138), Reece Poe (152), Jason Vicente (195), Jackson Hamby (195).

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