Panther Wrestling Team Named 2019 6A East Wrestling Conference Champions
Feb 12, 2019
Cabot High School recently hosted the 6A East Wrestling Tournament and the Panthers came out as the overall conference champions!
In addition to Cabot, the East Conference includes Bryant, Catholic, LR Central, North Little Rock, Fort Smith Northside, Fort Smith Southside, and Conway.
The Panthers entered 13 wrestlers into the 14 possible weight classes. Despite being 1 wrestler short of a full lineup, the Panthers dominated throughout the day. Cabot medaled 12 of 13 wrestlers, including 10 finalists, in route to the 6A East Conference Championship.
Five Cabot wrestlers were crowned conference champions. Those wrestlers include:
113lb - Caden Wilson
120lb - Cole Eason
145lb - Gabe Stanley
170lb - Mikale Nelson
182lb - Cayden Mclaughlin
Five Cabot wrestlers were conference runner-ups. Those wrestlers include:
126lb - Dylan Thornton
152lb - Kyle Murphey
160lb - Jake Long
195lb - Zack Wilmoth
285lb - Riley White
Other medalists include 3rd place 132lb - Dylan Skinner and 4th place 138lb - Austin Denton.
2019 6A East Conference Champions
Cabot Freshman Cole Eason was named the tournament's Most Outstanding Wrestler after an impressive Major Decision (10-2) over Little Rock Central's Kenneth Jones.
Panther Wrestling now sets its sights on the 6A State Tournament that will be February 22-23 in the Jack Stephens Center at UALR.
Little Rock Central, 163.5
Fort Smith Southside, 89
North Little Rock, 74
Fort Smith Northside, 69.5