A-J Wrestling

Three Anna-Jonesboro Community High School wrestlers won first place at the Class 1A regional at Carterville Saturday, Feb. 8. The three A-J wrestlers who earned regional titles included: Arojae Hart, 120 pounds; Blake Mays, 126 pounds; and Barry Johnson, 152 pounds. Second-place finishers for A-J...
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School wrestling team won twice in recent action. The Wildcats defeated visiting Sparta 54-24 and Murphysboro 52-24 on Tuesday, Jan. 28, to claim their fifth straight Southern Illinois River-to-River Conference Mississippi Division title.  On Wednesday, Jan. 29, A-...
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School wrestling team hosted its only home match of the season Tuesday night, Dec. 4. The Wildcats competed against Harrisburg and Pinckneyville. A-J won both of the matches. Competition took place in the Union Hall gymnasium at the school. Photo by Benjamin Marxer.
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School wrestling team defeated Harrisburg 64-18 and Pinckneyville 63-15 in a home match Tuesday, Dec. 4. It was Senior Night for A-J and seven seniors were honored, including Clayton Ramage, Nate Kisat, Chris Johnson, Nick Sanders, Reid Morrison, Garrett Fabec and...
The Anna-Jonesboro  Community High School wrestling team defeated Carterville and host Benton on Tuesday, Nov. 27. The Wildcats defeated Carterville 51-27, while forfeiting three weight classes, and defeated Benton 48-33, while forfeiting two weight classes. A-J’s Nate Kisat, 145 pounds, a Class 1A...
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School wrestling team lost 51-26 to Auburn at the Litchfield dual team sectionals Saturday, Feb. 25. The Wildcats finished 17-5 in dual meet competition this season.  A-J sent three wrestlers to the IHSA state tournament at Champaign this season, with Arieh Hart...
Anna-Jonesboro’s Arieh Hart, third from left, stands on the podium after winning second place at state last weekend. Photo provided.
Anna-Jonesboro Community High School wrestler Arieh Hart, 152 pounds, finished in second place in the Class 1A state wrestling championship at Assembly Hall in Champaign Saturday, Feb. 18. Hart, 42-4, lost to undefeated and No. 1 state-ranked Belleville Althoff’s Danny Braunagel, 47-0, by a 10-4...
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School wrestling team qualified three wrestlers at the Vandalia Class 1A sectional Saturday, Feb. 11, who advanced to the state tournament in Champaign which began Thursday, Feb. 16. A-J wrestling coach Eric Massey said this is the first time in school history that...
From left are A-J Junior Wildcats Wrestling Club vice president and assistant coach Jay Kisat, A-JCHS wrestling head coach Eric Massey, wrestling club head coach Greg Miller and club assistant coach Andy Sadler. Photo provided.
Between practices on Jan. 31, the A-J Junior Wildcats Wrestling Club made a $500 donation to the Anna-Jonesboro Community High School wrestling team.   The donation was made in return for the high school team’s assistance at the club’s annual On The Prowl wrestling tournament, which was held at the...
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School wrestling team captured its first Class 1A regional title at West Frankfort Saturday, Feb. 4. “It’s the first regional title in school history,”A-J wrestling coach Eric Massey said. “I’m very proud of this team and what they have accomplished.” The Wildcats...
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School wrestling team captured its first Southern Illinois River-to-River Conference Mississippi Division title outright with a 55-24 win over visiting Sparta Tuesday, Jan. 24. A-J wrestling coach Eric Massey said the Wildcats have shared the conference title for...

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