NEW ALBANY —
NEWS AND NOTES
• Red Devils finish sixth: On Nov. 16, Jeffersonville began the season with a sixth-place finish in the ultra-competitive Capitol City Classic in Indianapolis. The meet featured three-time defending state champion Perry Meridian, which won the meet.
Senior Gavan Jolley-Little was the only Red Devil to win a division, as he went 3-0 in the 285-pound weight class.
Jeff junior Chase Thompson finished second in the meet at 195 pounds, posting a 2-1 record. Earning fourth-place finishes for the Devils were Stevie Jones (2-2 at 113), Freddie Hudson (2-2 at 145) and Geary Gaines (2-2 at 220).
Jeff’s fifth-place finishers were Taivon Lucas (2-2 at 120), Jo Jo Deleon (2-2 at 132) and Eddie Kaster (2-2 at 160). Placing sixth for the Red Devils were Noah Morrison (1-3 at 106), David Pulliam (1-3 at 126), Devyn Long (1-3 at 170) and Kevin Cain (1-3 at 182). Jeff junior Josh Sauder was seventh at 138 with a 1-3 record.
• New Wash’s Franklin named Most Valuable Wrestler at Boonville Invitational: New Washington senior Jacob Franklin earned most valuable wrestler honors at the Boonville Invitational on Nov. 23. It was the Mustangs’ season opener.
Franklin was one of four New Washington wrestlers to register 5-0 records during the meet. The other three were freshman Noah Franklin (Jacob’s brother), junior Matthew Mosley and senior Dalton Bingham.
The Mustangs won four of their five dual meets at the invitational.