Keith Johnson’s Southwest DeKalb Panthers junior varsity wrestling squad recently won its second consecutive DCSD Junior Varsity Championship title 219-205 over Decatur.
The Panthers placed nine wrestlers in the Top 4 in the 14 weight classes to pull out the win over Decatur which had 8 in the Top 4 at the end of the day.
Southwest DeKalb picked up a pair of gold medals on the day as Christian Harvey went 3-0 to win the 106 pound weight class and Xavier McKinney took the gold with a 4-0 record in 145. The Panthers totaled 5 silver medals with one bronze and one fourth place.
Decatur took home three gold medals including Jared Lester (3-0, 113), Alan Ferguson (4-0, 170) and Jaccoriyus Martin (2-0, 195). The Bulldogs tallied three silver medals and two bronze to round out their medal haul.
McNair finished third with 200 points pulling in five gold medals along the way and two bronze. Mustang gold medal winners included Markell Sutton (4-0, 132), Dashan Sutton (4-0, 138), Andre Harris (4-0, 152), Leetyree Rollins (3-0, 182) and Adrian Collins (4-0, 220).
Other gold medal winners included Druid Hills’ Artavis Brown (3-0, 120), Stephenson’s Myran Henderson (4-0, 126), Tucker’s Justin Carter (4-0, 160) and Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Keron Cosh (3-0, 285).