The Alabama School for the Blind wrestling team recently won its 16th consecutive South Central Association of Schools for the Blind title. The student athletes hail from Birmingham, Semmes, Mobile, Marion Junction, Daphne, Talladega, Jacksonville, Bessemer, Pell City, Brighton and Detroit. The ASB Redskins captured its 16th consecutive SCASB wrestling title with 235 ½ points with 12 wrestlers in the tournament and all 12 taking either first or second place in their weight classes.
Winning first in their weight classes in the high school division were Randi Platt of Semmes, 126 lbs.; Tanner Wood of Birmingham, 132 lbs., and Geordon Carter of Mobile, 170 lbs.
In the junior high division students winning first were Jay Tinniehill of Talladega, 106 lbs.; Jacquez Wright of Bessemer, 120 lbs.; Donovan Burch of Pell City, 126 lbs., and Michael White of Detroit, 170 lbs.
Winning second in their weight class in the high school division were Kameron Hardy of Birmingham, 106 lbs., AnnaMarie Theiss of Marion Junction, 195 lbs., and Will Lowery of Daphne, 220 lbs.
Second in the junior high division were Cassius Edwards of Jacksonville, 113 lbs., and Chris Brown of Brighton, 152 lbs.
Geordon Carter was named Outstanding Wrestler in the Upper Weights. Troy Haynes is coach of the ASB Redskins and Jimmy Dean and Josh Haynes are assistant coaches.