CHESTER — The Union County High School wrestling team competed in the regional tournament on Saturday at Chester with 11 of 12 athletes qualifying for Upper State.
Coach Mark Moss said he was pleased with the team’s performance and expects them to continue working hard for the next couple of weeks.
“Overall, the guys wrestled well,” said Moss. “We have several guys who are nursing injuries and just haven’t had the time to heal up but I look for them to make a comeback. I am extremely proud of how the guys wrestled.”
On Feb. 2 the Jackets will compete in the Team Duals Championship at Eastside High and Individuals Upper State will follow on Feb. 15 and Feb. 16.
Here are the results from Saturday:
106 pounds: Ethan Pendleton placed first
120 pounds: Shameek White placed first
126 pounds: Cody Seymore placed fourth
132 pounds: Johnny Howard placed fifth
138 pounds: Dustin Grady placed second
152 pounds: Dylan Beheler placed second
160 pounds: Luis Gallegos placed third
170 pounds: Matt Dill placed third
182 pounds: Christian Petty placed second
215 pounds: Jordan Billings placed third
Heavyweight: Octavious Thompson placed first