MT. JULIET — Mt. Juliet's wrestling team had a big night in the Golden Bears' 51-18 victory over Martin Luther King at home on Friday night.
The Golden Bears had four pins in the win. Jacob O'Brien (182 pounds) got his pin in 48 seconds, while Brian Qiu (195) took 3:26 to pin his opponent. Colton Jones (220) got his pin in 1:06 and Matthew Helm (120) got his pin in 3:51.
Justin Charest was a major-decision victor, getting a 10-0 win. Zackrey Wilkins (132) won a 6-2 victory. Danyon Edens won his match 8-4, and Hunter Ingham (285) and Daniel Baker (106) were wins by forfeit.
That wasn't the only victory for the Bears, who also beat Riverdale, 51-30.
Austin Downig (145), Charest, Edens, Qiu and Helms all got pins for the Bears. Jones, Jalen Henry (113) and Daniel Baker (106) all picked up wins by forfeits and Wilkins was an 8-7 winner.
Mt. Juliet had five pins in a 44-33 loss to McGavock.
Wilkins got the pin in 59 seconds, O'Brien got one in 1:17 and while Jones (220) got a pin in 1:05. Jalen Henry (113) and Helm also picked up pins, and Edens picked up a 9-3 win.