Rushville Republican

November 20, 2012

Lions second in opening tournament

Aaron Kirchoff
Rushville Republican

RUSHVILLE — Rushville hosted five schools in the opening day of wrestling for the Lions. A strong Westfield took home the team title by going undefeated on the day. The Lions finished second with a 3-1 record followed by Greensburg 2-2, Franklin County 1-3 and Oldenburg Academy 0-4.

The Lions defeated Oldenburg 78-6 then fell to Westfield 47-31 before defeating Franklin County 48-36 and Greensburg 51-28.

The Lions had five wrestlers go 4-0 on the day Ð Blake Wood at 138, Doug Cohee at 160, Garrett Hittle at 182, Robbie Hadley at 220 and Joe Garland at heavyweight.

Erica Williams was 3-1 at 106 and 113. Bailey Ford (120), Daniel Mann (132), Conner Liford (145), Jacob Lambert (152) and James McLaughlin (195) all had two wins on the day.

Zach Roszell (106/113), Tim Edwards (126) and McKinen Flannery (170) all had one win on the day.