By Robert Carter
North Jefferson News
HUNTSVILLE — Six local wrestlers will compete for state championships Saturday at the Von Braun Civic Center in Huntsville, and eight others will go in the consolation finals for third place. Pinson Valley and Fultondale have two wrestlers each in the championship round, while Hayden and Corner have one each.
In the team standings, Fultondale is in fourth place in Class 1A-4A, well behind front-runner St. James. In 5A, Pinson is in fifth, but at the top of the leaderboard it's a two-horse race between Scottsboro and Arab.
The Saturday wrestlers are:
Third Place: Daniel Adkins, heavyweight
Finals: Patrick Tenney, 103 lbs.; Jonathan Duke, 220
Third Place: Hank Turner, 126
Third Place: Braxton Worthington, 106; Jacob Howse, 138
Finals: Hunter Flowers, 120
Third Place: Parker Sims, 170; Anthony Scott, 195
Finals: Gerald Smith, 138; Zach Cummings, 152
Third Place: Dylan Trice, 106; Dante Stanley, 160
Finals: Cody Deason, 220