Rushville Republican

December 17, 2013

Lions go 2-2 in invitational

Spartans claim team title

By Aaron Kirchoff Rushville Republican
Rushville Republican

---- — The Lion wrestling team hosted the Rushville 5-way Saturday with Tri, Batesville, Centerville and Connersville joining the Lions.

Connersville went undefeated on the day to take home the team title.

The Lions finished the day 2-2. Rushville defeated Tri 75-6 in the first round. The Lions then fell to Centerville 46-33 in the second round. Rushville bounced back to post a 48-34 victory over Batesville before falling 52-28 to Connersville in the fourth round.

Rushville had a pair of undefeated wrestlers on the day – Garrett Hittle and Tristenn Miller were both 4-0.

Bailey Ford and Jaykeb Thorp both had three wins on the day for the Lions.

Zach Roszell, Tim Edwards, Dillon Fowler and Grant McLaughlin all had two wins.

Randy Collyer, Erica Williams, Matthew Fogg, Jakob Lambert, Nick Hornaday and Christian Emerson all had one win.

The Lions are now 5-9 on the season and host New Castle at 6 p.m. Thursday for Senior Night.

Contact: Aaron Kirchoff at 765-932-2222, ext. 114