Rushville Republican

January 31, 2014

Pirates claim EIAC wrestling title

By Aaron Kirchoff Rushville Republican
Rushville Republican

---- — AURORA — For the first time in 28 years, the Greensburg Pirates claimed the EIAC wrestling title. The Pirates edged out Franklin County for the team title Monday in the conference meet at South Dearborn.

Greensburg finished with a team total 158 followed by Franklin County 154, Connersville 135, South Dearborn 132, East Central 114, Batesville 88, Rushville 87 and Lawrenceburg 72.

Randy Collyer (106), Zach Roszell (113) and Jakob Lambert (170) all finished fourth in their weight divisions for the Lions.

Tristenn Miller finished third at 220 and Nick Hornaday was third at 285.

Garrett Hittle reached the finals at 195 with wins over Greensburg’s Cain and East Central’s Mitts before falling to Franklin County’s Harnishfeger in the final.

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