The Marianna Bulldogs wrestling team has two tournaments under their belts and had exciting news with early season rankings.
Ranked at #14 in the 160 class was Christian Cosson with John Maddox carrying on the family tradition ranked #11 in the 170 class. Corey Davis continues to shine in the 182 class with a #8 ranking, while Jonah Mercer climbed the ladder to #19 in the 195 class.
In their first meet December 7 and 8, Marianna claimed two championship spots, as well as a second, third and fourth place spot.
At the end of day one, Corey Davis was 4-0 in the 182-pound class, with Jonah Mercer also 4-0 in the 195-class.
Bringing home the 170 pound championship was John Maddox with Corey Davis claiming the 182-pound championship. Placing second in the 160-pound class was Christian Cosson with Jonah Mercer taking third in the 195-pound class. It was Hunter Monday taking fourth place in the 132-pound class. Lawson Jackson picked up his first high-school win and pin in the 220-pound class. Christian Cosson was 3-1 in the 160-pound division with John Maddox 2-1 in the 170-pound.
This past weekend, after day one, the Bulldogs were looking good. Neal Smith (113-pound), John Maddox (170), Corey Davis (182) and Jonah Mercer (195) were still in the championship bracket. Jared Kyle (182) was in round two of the consolation round, with Dustin Arnold in round three of the 126-pound class.
Jonah Mercer finished in sixth place in the 195-weight class at the Capital City Classic.
Congratulations to Jonah on his finish and to all the Bulldog wrestlers on representing Marianna High School!