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