By Ronda Pounds
ASD Public Relations Coordinator
Ashdown High School was well represented with four sophomores and one senior in the State Wrestling Tournament held on February 22-23 in the Jack Stephens Center on the University of Arkansas Little Rock Campus and sponsored by the Arkansas Activities Association.
Ashdown 113 pound sophomore Brayden Cross finished fifth in the state with a win over his fifth ranked Pulaski Academy opponent by a pin in 1:13 of the first period in his match.
Ashdown Senior Cody Barton advanced to the quarterfinal matches by a pin.
Sophomores were Brayden Cross, Lee Isham, Grant Young, Will Ford and senior Cody Barton. Jacob Formby served as manager for the tournament. The team is coached by Chris Scarborough and Chaz Mauger.