Carter’s pin gives Jays win over Bruins

John Carter of Jefferson City gets a grip on Michael Stennard of Rock Bridge during their 285-pound match Monday night at Fleming Fieldhouse.

John Carter of Jefferson City gets a grip on Michael Stennard of Rock Bridge during their 285-pound match Monday night at Fleming Fieldhouse. Photo by Stephen Brooks.

In a battle of state-ranked teams, it was only fitting it would go down to the wire.

Good thing for the Jays they had their “go-to-guy” up.

Jefferson City’s John Carter pinned Rock Bridge’s Michael Stennard in just 19 seconds to lift the Jays to a 40-33 dual-meet victory Monday night at Fleming Fieldhouse.

“John’s our go-to-guy,” Jays head coach Phil Cagle said. “He loves that kind of pressure and he thrives on that kind of pressure.”

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