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Mortimer Jordan Wrestling Beats Gardendale & Advances to Semi-Finals

The Mortimer Jordan Blue Devil wrestling team came into the 6A State Duals Championships needing to defeat two powerhouse programs on Thursday night at home to advance to the semi-finals.

They easily handled Oxford in Round 1 by a score of 62-16, while Gardendale High School handled Pell City 54-24 in Round 1.

The anticipated matchup in Round 2 between Mortimer Jordan and Gardendale was one by MJHS 47-24 and sets up a semi-final matchup for MJHS with Hartselle at Hartselle High School on January 17th at 5pm.