B- UMS wrestling team goes 1-1 as a team in home duals tournament

B-UMS wrestler Jeremy Jett uses his leverage to gain an advantage over his opponent in his 90-pound division dual Tuesday night. PHOTO SUBMITTED

TENNERTON — The Buckhannon- Upshur Middle School wrestling team hosted wrestlers from North Marion Middle School and Mountaineer Middle School for a duals tournament Tuesday night. B- UMS wrestling team’s head coach JP Tenney had the wrestlers fired up and prepared to hit the mat. 

By the end of the night, the Bums had put together a strong overall showing as a team, beating North Marion, but losing to Mountaineer Middle. Trenton Ward (128-pound division) led the Bums, posting an undefeated 2-0 record for the evening. Will Kennedy (78), JJ Harris (90), Josh Thomas (95), Alex Wamsley (102), Riel Figuueroa (110), Brianna Howes (116), Maya Garcia (123), Trenton Ward (128), Hunter Cowgar (135), Preston Harris (145), Eli Watkins (155), Alex Hawkins (171), and Cade Collier (190) all split their matches, finishing 1-1. Chance Morgan competed in the always competitive heavyweight division but finished 0-2 on the night. 

The B- UMS wrestling team next outing will be at home, when they play host for a large tournament. The Bums will welcome middle school wrestling programs from Braxton, Elkview, Petersburg, Preston, and Summersville to Tennerton following Christmas on Tuesday, December 28.

B-UMS Individual Varsity for duals tournament 12/14:

78 Will Kennedy – 1-1

84 JJ Harris – 1-1

90 Jeremy Jett – 1-1

95 Josh Thomas – 1-1

102 Alex Wamsley – 1-1

110 Riel Figueroa – 1-1

116 Brianna Howes – 1-1

123 Maya Garcia – 1-1

128 Trenton Ward – 2-0

135 Hunter Cowgar – 1-1

145 Preston Harris – 1-1

155 Eli Watkins – 1-1

171 Alex Hawkins – 1-1

190 Cade Collier – 1-1

HWT Chance Morgan – 0-2

B-UMS Team Varsity results for duals tournament 12/14:

B-UMS – 84 vs. North Marion Middle – 6 (Win)

B-UMS – 6 vs. Mountaineer Middle 76 (Loss)

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