Multiple Teams · 3 Wrestlers Bring Home Region Titles; Prep for Playoffs


The Region 7-AAAA individual Region Championship matches were held Tuesday February 3rd, and three Stratford Wrestlers brought home Region Titles in their weight classes. Earning titles for the Knights were Senior Billy Ackerman (138 pds), Senior Kemp Shider (145 pds), and Senior TJ Deveaux (182 pds). The Knights also had strong showings from Juniors Luke Maningding (126 pds), JD Harrelson (160 pds), and Jacob Fitzgerald (HWT) with each earning second place finishes. Earning third place finishes for the Knights were  Juniors Ryan Westbury, Cody Ward-Stewart, and Cole Walker along with Freshman Sean Pringle. Freshman Hayden Prince earned a fourth place finish in the 120 pound division.

The Wrestling team will now focus their attention on the first round of the playoffs which begin Saturday. They will begin the playoffs as 3 seed, facing the 2 seed Fort Dorchester in the first round. A Knights victory would set up a meeting with either host Socastee, or Irmo.