PILOT MOUNTAIN —The Surry Central Golden Eagles prevailed against the East Surry Cardinals in a close wrestling match ending 40-39 at East Surry on Tuesday.
The intense match went into tiebreaker criteria and the outcome was decided by the most points scored.
Golden Eagles Head Coach Stephen Priddy said seniors on the team stepped up and wrestled very well. Seniors on the Golden Eagles team are Mason Snow, Rayond Dance, Calvin Inman, Bryant White and Wes Brown.
Priddy said the team had some forfeits due to weather, missed practices or sickness, so given the circumstances, Priddy said, “I was very pleased with the wrestling match outcome.”
Priddy said his team came ready to wrestle.
“I feel lucky to get a good win against a good team with a good coach,” said Priddy.
Cardinals Head Coach Darrin Haywood said his team did not wrestle very well against Surry Central. “They capitalized on our mistakes,” he said.
The Golden Eagles record is 24-8 overall. The East Surry Cardinals record is 12-11.
The results for the match are listed below:
• ES Eddie Nunez receives forfeit
• ES Timmy Norman pinned by SC Garrett Johnson
• SC Kevin Pack wins decision 5-6 against ES Austin Bryant
• ES Andrew Kozlow receives a forfeit
• SC Mason Snow pinned ES Eddie Scott
• SC Raymond Dance pinned ES Eli Russell
• ES Jimmy Speer won decision 9-8 over SC Uriel Secondino
• ES Keanu Love pinned SC Tyler White
• SC Zack Martin pinned ES Travis Pugh
• SC Calvin Inman pinned ES Gage Edwards
• ES Mitchell Flynt gets a pin against SC Alex Hernandez
• ES Cody Gaskell receives a forfeit
• SC Bryant White pinned ES Jacob Chattin
• SC Wes Brown pinned ES Joshua Stevens
Surry Central will wrestle North Surry at home on Friday. East Surry will wrestle North Stokes and Atkins at North Stokes Friday as well.