Foley Middle School student Chris Begley competed in the Region 4 Middle School wrestling tournament on Saturday, January 20th where he took 1st place in the 86 pound weight class. Begley is a 7th grader at Foley Middle school and a member of the Madison Southern Wrestling Eagles High School team. Begley wrestles for Carr Wrestling Academy Middle School team out of Lexington, KY.
In his opening match Begley defeated Gabe Burden of Woodford County by fall. Begley met Aiden Butler of Scott County in the semi-finals taking the victory with a majority decison of 13-3. In the championship bout Begley was able to defeat Jonothan Gilbert of Madison County Middle School Wrestling 6-0 to become region champion.
The victory earned Begley a spot at the 2018 Middle School Kentucky State Tournament to be held in Lousville, KY on February 3rd.