Virgil wins opening match at 2A state wrestling tourney
Polk County’s Jadyn Virgil scored a win Thursday in his opening-round match in the NCHSAA 87th Annual Individual Wrestling State Tournament in Greensboro.
Virgil pinned Bandys’ Camden Mongene to advance to Friday’s 2A quarterfinals in the Greensboro Coliseum. Virgil will face Southwest Onslow’s Jason Rodriguez Jr. in his quarterfinal 182-pound match.
Competition will begin Friday at 8:30 a.m. Matches will be streamed live on the NFHS Network.
2A 182 lbs.
Mason Avery (West Lincoln) maj. dec. Lee Chambers (Anson), 14-2
Jordin Moore (North Johnston) d. Davonta Warren (Bartlett-Yancey), 8-2
Eli Becker (East Surry) d. Izreal Wrighton (Shelby), 6-3
Gavin Hardister (Trinity) won in tie breaker over Landon Dillane (Nash Central), TB-1 6-5
Jason Rodriguez Jr. (Southwest Onslow) tech. fall Dominic McDowell (Bunn), 15-0
Jadyn Virgil (Polk County) p. Camden Mongene (Bandys)
Nicholas Harris (Webb) p. Jack Ewell (Ayden-Grifton)
Nathan Tucker (Burns) p. Garrett Shore (North Surry)