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Wrestling: Fairview takes 3rd at GP West Invitational at Brentwood

Wilson Central takes team title in Williamson County for second weekend in a row

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Wrestling – GP West Invitational at Brentwood

Patrick Styblo of Centennial wrestles Donovan Rich of Beech in the third round of the 195-pound division at the GP West Invitational on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021 at Brentwood High School. 

See IMAGES for full photo gallery from the tournament. 

BRENTWOOD – The Fairview High School wrestling team continued to impress with another strong showing Saturday at the GP West Invitational at Brentwood High.

The Yellow Jackets, who hosted and battled some of the state’s best last week in the first Yellow Jacket Invitational at home, collected a third-place showing in Saturday’s 10-team tournament.

Wilson Central claimed five individual titles and won the team crown with 297.5 points, while Blackman (203) was second and Fairview third (178) to beat out Beech (149) and Arlington (133.5) among others.

Wilson Central also won the team title at Fairview last week in another trip to the county. 

Ken Curtis and Jacob Clevenger both won tournament titles to lead the Yellow Jackets. The 182-pound sophomore Curtis improved to 29-1 overall and pinned Matthew Hills of Wilson Central in the second round of the final.

Clevenger, a 220-pound junior, avenged his only loss suffered last week against Wilson Central’s Noah Todd by pinning Todd early in the second round of his final.

Fairview senior Riley Bennett fell by a 12-4 major decision against Wilson Central’s Riley Fort in a battle of returning state medalists in the 138-pound final. Both Marco Pukl (170) and Sam Hammon (285) captured third-place finishes for the Yellow Jackets as well. 

Other top finishers from the county included Centennial’s Ceron Campbell (145) and Patrick Styblo (195), who both closed third along with Brentwood’s Andrew Donelson at 132.

The Bruins' Zach Ordonez settled for fourth after a narrow 5-4 decision against Blake Palmer of Beech in the third-place match at 113. Dean Klueppelberg also grabbed a fourth-place finish for Brentwood at 152.

2021 GP West Invitational

at Brentwood High School Jan. 16, 2021

Team Scores

1, Wilson Central 297.5 points; 2, Blackman 203; 3, Fairview 178; 4, Beech 149; 5, Arlington 133.5; 6, Clarksville 120; 7, Brentwood 106; 8, Centennial 75.5; 9, Lebanon 73.5; 10, Riverdale 27.

Individual Results


1st Place – Aslan Nadeau, Blackman, maj. dec. Paul Johnson, Wilson Central. 9-1; 3rd Place – Koen Ploeckelman, Clarksville, pinned Sam Frank, Fairview, 1:49; 5th Place – Elijah Benfield, Centennial, pinned Aiden Scruggs, Brentwood, 0:08; 7th Place – Cohen Oswald, Beech, pinned Vincent Kennivong, Riverdale, 0:24.


1st Place – Justin Bradford, Blackman, pinned Nick Mercante Wilson Central, 1:31; 3rd Place – Blake Palmer, Beech, dec. Zach Ordonez, Brentwood, 5-4; 5th Place –Kaleb Reaume, Arlington, pinned Judah Lind, Centennial, 1:15; 7th Place –Josh Helm, Fairview, won by forfeit.


1st Place – Hunter Border, Wilson Central, pinned Grant Myers, Blackman, 4:47; 3rd Place – Hunter Heflin, Arlington, won by forfeit over Keegan Seaver, Fairview; 5th Place – Cole Moss, Brentwood, pinned Eiljah Weston, Centennial, 3:55; 7th Place – Coen Myers, Beech, dec. Niko Gottlick, Clarksville, 6-0.


1st Place - Trey Bates of Beech; 2nd Place - Mason Sells of Blackman; 3rd Place - Connor Warnock of Wilson Central; 4th Place - Javier Montero of Arlington; 5th Place - Arash Yazdani of Brentwood; 6th Place - Jeffery Anderson of Fairview.


1st Place – Avery Warnock, Wilson Central, dec. Adin Heathcott, 6-2; 3rd Place – Andrew Donelson, Brentwood, maj. dec. Cameron Cain, Beech, 14-4; 5th Place – Mathew Blaylock, Fairview, pinned Connor Coop, Clarksville, 0:29; 7th Place – Bryce Thomas, Lebanon, bye.


1st Place – Riley Fort, Wilson Central, maj. dec. Riley Bennett, Fairview, 12-4; 3rd Place – Aidan Johnson, Clarksville, dec. Jacob Roaten, Arlington, 7-6; 5th Place – Clark Vaughn, Brentwood, dec. William Griggs, Beech, 8-7; 7th Place – Josiah Pajarillo, Blackman, won by injury time over Nathan Alcoch, Centennial, 0:00.


1st Place – Cole Fort, Wilson Central, pinned Alex Rose, Blackman, 1:51); 3rd Place – Ceron Campbell, Centennial, pinned Nolan Sandefer, Lebanon, 2:11; 5th Place – Aiden Nettleton, Arlington, pinned Mathew Cox, Fairview, 1:36; 7th Place – Benjamin Ferguson, Riverdale, dec. Malachi Robinson, Clarksville, 2-1.


1st Place – Eli Clemmons, Lebanon, dec. Aidan Brenot, Clarksville, 4-3; 3rd Place – Steven Fisak, Wilson Central, pinned Dean Klueppelberg, Brentwood, 1:12; 5th Place – Blake Mitchell, Fairview, pinned William Clingan, Centennial, 2:48; 7th Place – Brayden James, Blackman, won by forfeit over Devyn Dates, Riverdale.


1st Place – Dylan Cockman, Arlington, dec. Matthew Seeber, Clarksville, 3-0; 3rd Place – Samuel Griggs, Wilson Central, won by injury time over Justin Brown, Blackman, 0:00; 5th Place – Jackson Light, Beech, pinned Alec Lewis, Riverdale, 2:00; 7th Place – Max Munson, Centennial, pinned Aiden Thompson, Brentwood, 2:39.


1st Place – Mason Smith, Beech, pinned Luke Krepela, Arlington, 3:38; 3rd Place – Marco Pukl, Fairview, pinned Jashua Chew, Blackman, 3:35; 5th Place – Brady Jarvis, Wilson Central, maj. dec. Jake Beightol, Brentwood, 13-0; 7th Place – Gipson Frost, Riverdale, bye.


1st Place – Ken Curtis, Fairview, pinned Matthew Hills, Wilson Central, 3:26; 3rd Place – Chase Rozell, Arlington, dec. Deago Buck, Clarksville, (SV-1) 5-3; 5th Place – Preston Clark, Beech, dec. Hunter Meade, Brentwood, 10-5; 7th Place – David Wilkinson, Blackman, pinned Craig Sanford, Centennial, 1:10.


1st Place - Donovan Rich of Beech; 2nd Place - Miles Workman of Blackman; 3rd Place - Patrick Styblo of Centennial; 4th Place - Connor Staggs of Wilson Central; 5th Place - Arie Donaldson of Fairview; 6th Place - Dylan Rogers of Brentwood.


1st Place – Jacob Clevenger, Fairview, pinned Noah Todd, Wilson Central, 2:35; 3rd Place – Eli Nelms, Lebanon, pinned Kyelar Edwards, Clarksville, 4:21; 5th Place – Noah Dixon, Brentwood, pinned Tytus Kirby-Reach, Blackman, 2:48; 7th Place – Jaylen Weist, Riverdale, pinned William Kalamen, Beech, 4:38.


1st Place – Jesse Richardson, Wilson Central, pinned Kaden White, Beech, 0:33; 3rd Place – Sam Hammon, Fairview, pinned Jayden Hemphill, Blackman, 3:21; 5th Place – Zyrion Elliott, Clarksville, pinned Marhius Watkins, Riverdale, 1:13; 7th Place – Jeremiah Logan, Arlington, bye.

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