MONTROSE – The Cardinals successful wrestling season continued this past Saturday as they ended the day with four individual district champions and one third-place finisher. All five grapplers will advance to the individual regional tournament this Saturday, February 22 at Yale High School.
Brothers Luke and Jack Sherman, Hunter Norris, and Hayden Holmes each won the district tournament in their respective weight classes. Hunter Ayotte ended with a third-place finish.
Luke Sherman of the 112 weight class defeated Seth Coffin of Montrose 8-0 in the finals. Sherman (36-3) will face Joey Brinker of Armada (23-17) in the first round on Saturday.
Hunter Norris defeated Brendan Connelly of Yale 9-4 in the finals of the 125 weight class. Norris (31-1) will face Zach Hamilton (9-16) of Bishop Foley in the first round at regionals.
Jack Sherman of the 130 weight class defeated Cody Ueberroth of Swan Valley 8-3 in the finals. Sherman (38-1) will face Christopher Sanchez (23-9) of Clarenceville on Saturday.
Hayden Holmes of the 152 weight class defeated Ty Tanner of Birch Run 3-1 in the finals. Holmes (39-4) will face Jakobe Groves-Hudson (24-10) of Clarenceville on Saturday.
Hunter Ayotte of the 215 weight class defeated Masen Joppich 3-1 in the 3rd place match. Joppich had defeated Ayotte earlier in the day by a pinfall. Ayotte (22-22) will face Jacob Brown (38-7) of Armada in the first round at regionals.
Ending their season on Saturday were Zachary Dickson (21-15), Jagger Carruba (26-10), Kole Campbell (23-8), Trevor McGruther (11-17), Westin Schell (1-7), Karyn LaChapelle (17-15), and Avery Barron (19-24).
Congratulations to all our wrestlers on a great season that included a Tri-Valley West Championship, and good luck to the wrestlers this upcoming Saturday.