WRESTLING: Madison County athletes take titles at Bluegrass State Games | Sports

Madison Central High School once again played hosted to the Bluegrass State Games wrestling competition on Saturday.

Almost 200 athletes competed in the event, with competition ranging from youth, middle school, high school and open divisions.

Wrestlers from Madison County turned into some outstanding performances — including four first-place finishes.

Paxton Walker took the title in the 8U 49-55 pound division, Colten Fyffe was the champion in the 12U 115-pound division, Dalton Tyree won the 10U 75-pound division and Robert Nardelli took first place in the 138-pound weight class.

In the youth division, Charlie Miserendino took second place in the 10U 100-pound division. Caden Garver took second place in the 8U 50-pound division. Bentley Gelinas took third place in the 12U 115-pound division. Levi Smith took third place in the 8U 50-pound division, while Levi Cox (6U), Ava Walker (10U 63-71 pounds), Drake McGinnis (12U 100 pounds) and Gavin Clem (14U) each finished fourth.

In the middle school division, Grayson Smith took second place at 185 pounds.

In the high school competition, Logan Cantral (155) and Diego Pelletier (220) were the runner-up in their weight classes and Justin Smith placed third in the 175-pound division.

Madison Central played host to the Bluegrass State Games wrestling competition in both 2018 and 2019, but the event was canceled each of the past two years because of COVID-19.

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