Ketchum and Birt pick up wins for SJO at road match

St. Joseph-Ogden won five matches during their dual meet against host El Paso-Gridley on January 20. The wins were not enought to carry the Spartans to victory who dropped the match, 48-28.

Emmit Holt picked up the team's only forfeit win at 113-pounds.

Holden Brazelton (120 lbs), juniors Hunter Ketchum (183 lbs), and Owen Birt at195 lbs, along with frosh Quincy Jones (220 lbs), recorded the Spartans' other victories.

Brazelton, a freshman, won his match by major decision, 15-3. His other three teammates all won by pinning their opponents.

The Spartans will celebrate senior night with a triangle engagement verses Hoopeston Area starting at 5:30pm and Westville at around 6:15pm on Thursday, January 27.


Final Score: El Paso-Gridley 48 - St. Joseph-Odgen 28

113 Holt, Emmitt (SJO) over Forfeit (EPG) Forfeit 6-0
120 Brazelton, Holden (SJO) over Gibson (EPG) Maj Dec 15-3 10-0
126 Roth (EPG) over Butts, Landen (SJO) Fall 1:15 10-6
132 Greene (EPG) over Forfeit, (SJO) Forfeit 10-12
138 Melick (EPG) over Denhart, Garrett (SJO) Fall 1:48 10-18
145 Gentes (EPG) over Falls, Matt (SJO) Fall 0:36 10-24
152 Jeffereys (EPG) over Forfeit, (SJO) Forfeit 10-30
160 Whitman (EPG) over Forfeit, (SJO) Forfeit 10-36
170 Langland (EPG) over Forfeit, (SJO)
182 Ketchum, Hunter (SJO) over Shaffer (EPG) Fall 1:21 16-42
195 Birt, Owen (SJO) over Duffy (EPG) Fall 2:38 22-42
220 Jones, Quincy (SJO) over Blackmore (EPG) Fall 4:30 28-42
285 Evans (EPG) over Cotter, Austin (SJO) Fall 0:46 28-48