The Roanoke Rapids High School Yellow Jackets Wrestling Team lost a close match to Northern Nash 45-33 on Senion night Wednesday at the "Hive".
Results are as follows
152 Airrick Moore (NN) pin Riley Brewer 2:25.
160 Jackson Bradberry (NN) pin Wallace Bowser 5:38
170 Ari Barnes (NN) dec Aaron Hunter 11-7
182 Jahkel Hooker (NN) pin Jermey Clemmons 4:42
195 Jakeveous Braswell (NN) pin Jordan Hernandez 4:42
220 Payton Anderson (RR) pin Caleb Shirley 1:34
285 Antonio Lawrence (RR) pin Andrew Grant :59
106 Harry Crawford (RR) won by forfeit
113 Brian Maldonado (NN) won by forfeit
120 Ethan Dixon (RR) won by forfeit.
126 Paul Powell (NN) pin Johnathan Olnhausen 3:29
132 Jacob Bouchard (RR) dec Garrett Williamson 10-9
138 Christian Doisey (RR) pin Justin Henderson:48
145 Jayvien Romney (NN) pin Aaron Purser 4:15.
Post match comments from Jackets head coach DA White, "It was a hard fraught match trailing 39-33 with one match to go. We just could not pull it out. we still have some new faces in our line up due to sickness and having to forfeit 113 class hurt us alot. We continued to remain undefeated in the conference by beating Northampton Co. 71-0.
The following Senior Jackets were recognized Wednesdau night:
120 Ethan Dixon 4 years escorted Doug and Jennifer Dixon and Mike and Christina Knox.
132 Jacob Bouchard 3 years escorted Jennifer Bouchard and Rebecca Merritt.
145 Aaron Purser 4 years escorted Allen and Jan Purser and Mike and Kelly Tolbert.
182 Jeremy Clemmons 4 years escorted Jamila Jones.
138 Christian Doisey 4 years escorted Holly Doisey and Joyce Newsome.
Kaylee Hall 4 years statistics escorted Dathan and Amy Hall.
Ethan Rountree 2 years photographer escorted Chris and Julie Rountree.
Jackets coach SW White stated, "Thank you for the hard work and support you all have given to our Wrestling Program"..
The Jackets are now 12-4 overall and 5-0 in the Conference.
Roanoke Rapids will travel to Cummings High School on Saturday to take on teams from Barton Yancey, Chatham Central, Cummings, Eastern Alamance, Graham, Person, Southern Alamance Southwestern Randolph and William's. This will be a Dual Team event with matches starting at 9:00 am