Thompson wrestling plays host to Southeastern Pools Invitational

January 12, 2018

Some of the top wrestlers and teams in Alabama, as well as Tennessee and Florida, will compete in the 2018 Southeastern Pools Invitational wrestling tournament this weekend at Thompson High.

Fifteen teams will compete in the tournament, which takes place on Friday and Saturday. Wrestling will begin at 5 p.m. on Friday and 8:30 a.m. on Saturday. This is the 11th year of the tournament.


Participating teams


Baylor (TN)

Beech (TN)

Central-Phenix City



Fort Walton (Fla.)


Oak Mountain



Southside Gadsden

Spain Park




Top wrestlers include:


106 Trey Bates, Beech, #1 ranked in Tennessee 

106 Adrian Neco, Central-Phenix City, 31-1

106 Dylan LeSueur, Thompson, 35-7 

113 Andrew Smith, Southside Gadsden, 38-4 

113 Emmanuel Oliver, Thompson, Third place in state 2017

120 Sam Latona, Thompson, 36-2, currently ranked #16 in the country 

120 Brayden Palmer, Beech, 18-1, returning, All-American, 2nd in TN in 2017

120 Sullivan Tipton, Oak Mountain, 35-6, 2017 state runner-up 

126 Noah Hurst, Beech, 10-1 2017 State champion

126 Chandler Akins, Thompson, 24-9 2017 state champion 

126 Mark Hurt, Central-Phenix City, 22-2, Fourth in state in 2017 

126 Brantley Ledbetter Chelsea, 16-2, Second in state in 2017 

132 Gabe Hixenbaugh, Thompson, 36-3, Three-time state champion 

132 Max Kauffman, Central-Phenix City, 28-0, Three-time state placer 

145 Conner Smith, Hewitt-Trussville, 15-1, 2017 state champion 

145 Johnnie Swinnie, Central-Phenix City, 27-2, Two-time state qualifier 

152 Trevor Rippy, Beech, 18-1, 2016 state champion 

152 KristIan Scott, Central-Phenix City, 30-0, Two-time state qualifier 

160 Mason Reiniche, Baylor, 21-1, All American and state champion 

160 Matt King, Oxford, 29-2, state champion 

160 Robert Morales, Central-Phenix City, 26-2, Two-time state champion 

160 Mason Blackwell, Wetumpka, 24-0, state placer 

170 Barrett Blakeley, Oak Mountain, 36-0, state champion 

170 Connor Duffy, Baylor, 19-5, state champion 

170 Isaiah McDougal, Columbia, 30-2

182 Riley Westlake, Baylor, 21-4, Two-time state placer 

195 Sam Reynolds, Baylor, 15-10, state placer 

285 Clay Webb, Oxford, 9-0, state placer 

285 Dmitri Anderson, Auburn, 18-3, state placer 

285 Seth Whitlock, Thompson, 14-9, state qualifier 




Please reload

Featured Posts

Ending area play with flourish is goal for Thompson girls hoop team

January 23, 2018

Please reload

Recent Posts
Please reload

Search By Tags

I'm busy working on my blog posts. Watch this space!

Please reload

Follow Us
  • Facebook Clean
  • Twitter Clean