Prep wrestling: Cyclones wriggle past Warriors

Published 1:14 am Saturday, December 6, 2014

By Matt Hill


When brand new wrestler Bryce Richardson held his own against Happy Valley’s Carson Whitehead and didn’t get pinned at 152, it fueled a loud Elizabethton High School student body. It also fueled the Cyclones’ Mookie Madison at 160 to do something special and pretty much clinch a win over cross town rival Happy Valley.

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Not only did Madison do something great, he did it with a thunderous stump and had Treadway Gym in a frenzy.

Madison, who grew up in Johnson City and transferred to EHS a couple of years ago, had a quick first-period pin that led to a 42-33 EHS victory over the Warriors in front of his friends and classmates at EHS.