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By Natalie Gorsuch
Williamsburg Correspondent 

Williamsburg Has A New Wrestling Star at 65 Pounds

 
Series: Williamsburg | Story 132

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Haiden Jones, 8 of Williamsburg, stands atop the 8u (65-pound) bracket at the PA Novice State Championship in Carlisle. Jones wrestled with Underground Training Center in Altoona. Jones is the son of Brad and Christey Jones of Williamsburg. Jones placed first of four in his category.

When one thinks of Williamsburg sports, one typically thinks of basketball.

However, a certain youngster is proving that Williamsburg's up and coming sport may be wrestling. Haiden Jones recently dominated the 8u bracket at the Pennsylvania Novice State Championships in Carlisle. Jones won by decision, 5-2.

Jones is the son of Brad and Christey Jones of Williamsburg. Jones began wrestling in December 2019 after a friend of his invited him to attend a tournament in Ocean City, Md.

"All it took was watching one tournament, and he was hooked," Haiden's mother, Christey, said.

In his first se...



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