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CC's Mattox Verbally Commits

By OWN Staff, 02/08/17, 10:30AM EST

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Central Crossing Junior Jaden Mattox has made a verbal commitment to continuing his athletic/academic career at The Ohio State University.  Mattox is the first wrestler of the 2018 class to commit to Tom Ryan and the Buckeyes.  

Mattox is a 2X OHSAA state finalist and was the 2016 State Champion at 132 pounds.  He defeated Zack Donathan, 4-3, in the finals while leading his team to a 5th place finish.  

The junior is coming off an impressive tournament run in defeating state champions Dom Demas and David Carr to win the Rieman Invitational.  

Mattox is now ranked #1 at 152 pounds in division I and is projected to wrestle 165/174 for the Buckeyes.  

2016 OHSAA 132 State Final

Division I   Mattox vs Donathon