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Madison County wrestlers battle at state tournament

West Jefferson’s Josh Doherty (back) battles an opponent during the OHSAA state championship tournament at Ohio State University Friday, March 10.


Jay Gehres | Gehres Photography

The Roughriders Jake Burns gets five stitches in his head during his 195-pound quarterfinal match at the state championship tournament Friday, March 10 at Ohio State’s Jerome Schottenstein Center.


Jay Gehres | Gehres Photography

West Jefferson’s David Staten battles an opponent during a match at the state championship tournament Friday, March 10.


Jay Gehres | Gehres Photography

Jonathan Alder’s Jacob Johnson (top) qualified for the Division II state championship tournament Friday, March 10.


Jay Gehres | Gehres Photography

Damir Pereira of West Jefferson (top) wrestled at the D-III state championship tournament Friday, March 10.


Jay Gehres | Gehres Photography

West Jefferson’s Josh Doherty (back) battles an opponent during the OHSAA state championship tournament at Ohio State University Friday, March 10.

The Roughriders Jake Burns gets five stitches in his head during his 195-pound quarterfinal match at the state championship tournament Friday, March 10 at Ohio State’s Jerome Schottenstein Center.

West Jefferson’s David Staten battles an opponent during a match at the state championship tournament Friday, March 10.

Jonathan Alder’s Jacob Johnson (top) qualified for the Division II state championship tournament Friday, March 10.

Damir Pereira of West Jefferson (top) wrestled at the D-III state championship tournament Friday, March 10.

West Jefferson’s Josh Doherty (back) battles an opponent during the OHSAA state championship tournament at Ohio State University Friday, March 10.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/31/2017/03/web1_JDG_0853a_-WJHS-Doherty-1.jpgWest Jefferson’s Josh Doherty (back) battles an opponent during the OHSAA state championship tournament at Ohio State University Friday, March 10. Jay Gehres | Gehres Photography

The Roughriders Jake Burns gets five stitches in his head during his 195-pound quarterfinal match at the state championship tournament Friday, March 10 at Ohio State’s Jerome Schottenstein Center.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/31/2017/03/web1_JDG_0911a_-WJHS-Jake-Burns_-FIRST-AID-DURING-MATCH-1.jpgThe Roughriders Jake Burns gets five stitches in his head during his 195-pound quarterfinal match at the state championship tournament Friday, March 10 at Ohio State’s Jerome Schottenstein Center. Jay Gehres | Gehres Photography

West Jefferson’s David Staten battles an opponent during a match at the state championship tournament Friday, March 10.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/31/2017/03/web1_JDG_1519a_-WJHS-Staten-1.jpgWest Jefferson’s David Staten battles an opponent during a match at the state championship tournament Friday, March 10. Jay Gehres | Gehres Photography

Jonathan Alder’s Jacob Johnson (top) qualified for the Division II state championship tournament Friday, March 10.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/31/2017/03/web1_JDG_2127a_-JAHS-Jacob-Johnson-1.jpgJonathan Alder’s Jacob Johnson (top) qualified for the Division II state championship tournament Friday, March 10. Jay Gehres | Gehres Photography

Damir Pereira of West Jefferson (top) wrestled at the D-III state championship tournament Friday, March 10.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/31/2017/03/web1_JDG_7360a_-WJHS-Pereira-1.jpgDamir Pereira of West Jefferson (top) wrestled at the D-III state championship tournament Friday, March 10. Jay Gehres | Gehres Photography
Madison County wrestlers battle at state tournament