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Pin and Win

On Sat. Jan. 18 SHS held the wrestling conference championship for 2020. The SHS wrestling team placed third with 219 points and have three all conference champions in their weight class.

Junior Luke Goodwin moves his opponent further onto his shoulder in hopes of a pin. Goodwin won this match by pinning his opponent, allowing Goodwin to go to the finals. Photo by Emma Main
Junior Bryce Pardue holds his opponent in a pinned position, waiting for the referee to call the pin resulting in six points and a win. Photo by Emma Main
Freshman Donte Hon rolls onto his head in an effort to keep his back from the mat, leading to a pin and win for his opponent. Hon didn't win this match and placed last overall for his weight class. Photo by Jordin Baker
Goodwin watches a teammate wrestle while preparing for his match. Photo by Emma Main
Freshman Fabian Rodriguez defends his position, trying not to be put on his side. Photo by Emma Main
Pardue pulls his opponents back to the mat, resulting in a pin. Pardue never made it to the finals but won his last match, placing him in third in the 126 pound weight class. Photo by Jordin Baker
Wrestling for fifth place, Rodriguez holds his opponent in a pinning position. Photo by Kelsey Jones
Locking arms with his opponent, freshman Codie Nunn moves his opponent on his side, attempting a pin in order to get third or fourth place. Photo by Kelsey Jones
Goodwin takes a short nap after winning his first match. Goodwin won the Conference Indiana Tournament for his weight class. Photo by Emma Main
Turning his opponent on his side, junior Ceu Thang pins his opponent in the first round of wrestling. Photo by Kelsey Jones
Holding his opponent’s arm back and his head down, Thang attempts to turn and pin. Thang made it to the finals but was pinned, placing him second in his weight class. Photo by Jordin Baker
In the semi-finals, senior Khua Thang pushes his opponent's head to the mat while raising his arm in an attempt to push his opponents back to the mat. Thang made it to the finals but lost, placing second in the 120 pound weight class. Photo by Jordin Baker
From the edge of the mat, head coach Nick Skinner coaches a wrestler through the match. Photo by Emma Main
In his stance Nunn attempts to take down his opponent. Nunn placed fourth in the 145 pound weight class. Photo by Jordin Baker
Junior Jayshawn Jackson prepares to wrestle his opponent. Jackson placed fourth in the 285 pound weight class. Photo by Jordin Baker
During the semi-finals on the edge of the mat, Senior Josh Moore pins his opponent allowing him to go to the finals. Moore had many difficulties in the finals and didn't win but placed second all around in his weight class. Photo by Jordin Baker
In an attempt to get a pin, senior Kyven Carter holds his opponent’s back to the mat. He won all his matches in pins. Photo by Jordin Baker
Carter holds his opponent down and wins in a pin. Carter won the finals by a pin in the first round, making him the all conference champion in his weight class for 2020. Photo by Jordin Baker
In the finals for his weight class, sophomore Nathan Smith holds his opponent down, scoring two points. Smith won in the 106 pound weight class by getting more points than his opponent, rather than pinning him, making him the all conference champion in his weight class for 2020. Photo by Jordin Baker
Smith attempts to put his opponent on his side in the finals for his weight class. Photo by Emma Main
Attempting a move, junior Gage Nelson wrestles neutral in the finals. Photo by Kelsey Jones
Nelson attempts to pin his opponent in the finals of his weight class. Nelson got second place in the 182 pound weight class, as his opponent was able to get more points in the finals. Photo by Jordin Baker
Moore leans backward, throwing his opponent on his head during the final match. Photo by Kelsey Jones
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Jordin Baker, Kelsey Jones and Emma Main