Rushville Republican

December 31, 2013

Lion wrestlers compete at Spartan Classic

By Aaron Kirchoff Rushville Republican
Rushville Republican

---- — The Lion wrestling team traveled to the Spartan Bowl in Connersville for the 32-team Spartan Classic two-day tournament.

Rushville finished 24th overall in a field composed of teams from around the state.

Leading the Lions on the day was Garrett Hittle. The senior finished the tournament with a 4-2 record and placed fifth in his weight class.

Zach Roszell, Tim Edwards, Grant McLaughlin and Tristenn Miller also advanced to the second day of competition. Roszell and Miller both finished the tournament at 3-2. Edwards and McLaughlin both went 2-2.

Preston Bowling had two wins on the first day. Bailey Ford, Gunner Yurack, Jaykeb Thorp and Jakob Lambert all picked up one win on the first day of competition.

The Lions compete in the Milan Invitational at 9 a.m. Saturday.

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