Published On: Wed, Feb 18th, 2015

WRESTLING:  Bradley takes second at regional, qualifies for state

 

Cherokee’s Jaron Bradley took second place in the 145lb division at the 1A West Regional wrestling tournament in Walkertown on Saturday, Feb. 14.  (Photo courtesy of Anthony Swearengin)

Cherokee’s Jaron Bradley took second place in the 145lb division at the 1A West Regional wrestling tournament in Walkertown on Saturday, Feb. 14. (Photo courtesy of Anthony Swearengin)

 WALKERTOWN – Cherokee’s Jaron Bradley took second place in the 145lb division at the 1A West Regional wrestling tournament in Walkertown on Saturday, Feb. 14.  By doing so, Bradley qualified for the 1A state championship tournament set for Feb. 20-21 at the Greensboro Coliseum in Greensboro.

Bradley won his first three matches at Regional as follows:  pinned Jeremy Cook (East Surry), won decision (12-3) over Austin Padilla (Swain), and won by disqualification over Shay Wilson (Mount Airy).  He lost a close 6-4 decision in the final to Rashawn Barber (Walkertown).

Following are the results of the other Cherokee wrestlers at Regional:

  • Jesse Queen, 120lb, 2-2
  • Won by fall over Robert Hughes (Walkertown)
  • Lost by fall to Eddie Nunez (East Surry)
  • Won by fall to Garret Smith (Union Academy)
  • Lost by fall to Triston Praytor (Rosman)
  • Seth Sneed, 126lb, 1-2
  • Lost 7-1 decision to John Chastain (Murphy)
  • Won by fall to Ethan Astin (Alleghany)
  • Lost by fall to Brady Lovin (Robbinsville)
  • Anthony Toineeta, 138lb, 3-2
  • Won 10-2 decision over Kyle Night (Avery)
  • Lost by fall to Tanner Jones (Cherryville)
  • Won by fall over Kyle Graves (Hayesville)
  • Won by fall over Stephen O’Bryan (Murphy)
  • Lost by fall to Austin Bryant (East Surry)
  • Ethan Swearengin, 160lb, 0-2
  • Lost by fall to Logan Nelson (Walkertown)
  • Lost by fall to Justin Reed (Elkin)
  • Andrew Griffin, 182lb, 0-2
  • Lost by fall to Creed Lovin (Robbinsville)
  • Lost by fall to Ezekial Philylaw (Atkins)
  • Dakota Ward, 285lb, 0-2
  • Lost by fall to Riley Shaw (Mount Airy)
  • Lost by fall to Tony Gregory (East Wilkes)
  • One Feather staff report
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