Hornets 9th at State, five make top 6

From left, Ross Smith, Landon Smith, Nathan Mayes, Gage Pearson, Ben Adair.

From left, Ross Smith, Landon Smith, Nathan Mayes, Gage Pearson, Ben Adair.

File photos by Kevin Nagle

2.22Wrestling2KNLITTLE ROCK — The Bryant Hornets wrestling team concluded the 2015-16 season by finishing ninth at the 7A/6A State Tournament at the Stephens Center over the weekend.

The Hornets had five wrestlers finish among the top six led by Ben Adair who was fourth in the 145-pound division. Nathan Mayes finished fifth in the 195-pound level.

In addition, Ross Smith, Landon Smith and Gage Pearson were each sixth in their respective weight classifications. Ross Smith wrestles in the 126-pound division, Landon Smith at 170, and Pearson at 106.

“We had a good season,” said Hornets coach Dondre Harris. “We will have four returning placers to this team next year, a team that loses only two seniors.”

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