Wildcats clinch No. 1 playoff seeding
West Johnston (21-3) clinched the No. 1 dual playoff seed from the Greater Neuse River 4A Conference with a 60-24 wrestling victory over Southeast Raleigh Wednesday night. The Wildcats benefitted from nine forfeits on the night. Brian Crutchfield and Leo Berber had pinfall wins.
West (21-3, 6-0) win the conference championship outright with a win against Clayton next week or a Knightdale loss in its final two matches. The Knights’ match with Garner (originally set for Jan. 22) was moved to Jan. 27.
West Johnston grad is MAC scholar-athlete of the week
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West Johnston High School graduate Andrew Henry was named the Mid-American Conference Scholar Athlete of the Week for Jan. 5. Henry, a first-team all-MAC swimming selection last season, won the 200-yard freestyle in the Florida International University Invitational earlier this month.