South Stanly, Albemarle post wins at wrestling super match

Published 2:25 pm Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Last Tuesday, the South Stanly wrestling team hosted four other squads in a super match event, including Albemarle, East Montgomery, West Montgomery and Union Academy.

The Bulls won all of the team’s three matchups, with wins over the Bulldogs, 54-15, Eagles, 48-33, and Warriors, 66-6.

Against Albemarle, South got pinfall wins from Connor Curlee (120 lbs.), Michael Gabbard (132), Hunter Barrier (138), Trenton Drake (145) and Cade Whitley (285).

The only decision between the Bulls and Bulldogs went to Albemarle’s Jylukus Hyatt at 152 with a 12-11 win over Damie Griffin. Albemarle also had pinfall wins from Monta Hall (182) and Adrian Little (220).

Versus East, South got pinfall wins from Barrier, Rodney Hammonds (160), and Whitley.
The Bulls won every matchup with West Montgomery except for Barrier’s loss at 138. South got pinfall victories from Timothy Almond (182), Dominik Doty (195), Tony Rogers (220) and Whitley.

Albemarle had team wins over Union Academy, 36-30, and West Montgomery 42-12. The Bulldogs lost to East Montgomery, 48-18.

Hall won at 182 by pinfall versus the Cardinals while Malik Long earned a pinfall win for Albemarle at 145.

Hall and Little won at 182 and 220, respectively, versus the Warriors while Unique Carvalho pinned Union Academy’s heavyweight.

Versus the Eagles, Albemarle had two victoris by forfeit and one on the mat. In the heavyweight matchup, Naqian Carpenter earned a pinfall win for the Bulldogs.

Sports Editor Charles Curcio can be reached via email at, 704-983-1361 or via Twitter (@charles_curcio).

About Charles Curcio

Charles Curcio has served as the sports editor of the Stanly News & Press for more than 16 years and has written numerous news and feature storeis as well. He was awarded the NCHSAA Tim Stevens Media Representative of the Year and named CNHI Sports Editor of the Year in 2014. He has also won an award from Boone Newspapers, and has won four North Carolina Press Association awards.

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