The high school hosted the 2019 West Jefferson Wrestling Invitational this past weekend, Dec 27th-28th. We crowned 1 champion, sophomore Bryce Keckley at 160lbs. 2 wrestlers took 2nd place, Junior Sam Fast at heavyweight and sophomore Jon Rickenbacker at 170lbs. Sophomore A.J. Keyt placed 5th, junior Gavin Frybarger placed 7th.
Sophomore Jake Gookin was able to snag a pin in his 11th place match earning him his 1st victory of the season. Freshmen Gabe Rhoades 11th, Ryder Brown 9th, Seth Englert 15th, sophomore Hayden Salyer 12th, Jared Dye 12th, Tanner Salyer 16th, Cole Curry 14th and Senior Dominic Frybarger 12th.
The team as a whole placed 9th out of 20 teams. Taking top 3 were Eastwood, Jonathon Alder and Westerville Central.