Cedar Ridge’s wrestling season couldn’t have started better on Wednesday night. The Red Wolves hosted Person, Jordan and Panther Creek in the Cedar Ridge quad at Red Wolves Arena. Cedar Ridge started its Central Carolina Conference schedule with a 42-33 win over Person. Sophomore Joe O’Melia clinched the win for Cedar Ridge with a pin over Victor Rodriguez at 220 pounds in 5:44. It was the first of three wins for O’Melia on the night. Freshman Leo Oguntoyinbo earned a forfeit win over the Rockets. Cedar Ridge defeated Jordan 60-24. Oguntoyinbo earned his first pin at the high school level with a victory over Josh Zacharias in 1:43. O’Melia pinned Daniel Maxwell in 1:38. To end the long night, Cedar Ridge defeated Panther Creek 52-24. Oguntoyinbo pinned Nasir Henderson in 3:18. O’Melia earned his third pin of the night with a victory over John Dude in 59 seconds. After starting 3-0, Cedar Ridge will host many teams from across the area for the Red Wolves Invitational at Red Wolves Arena on Saturday.

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