By LYNETTE HAALAND
Four Points News
The Vandegrift wrestling team places 9th at the state competition this past weekend, following their success as the regional and district champions.
“I’m proud of our accomplishments this year, the first year in 6A the boys represented well as district champions, regional champions, and placing in the top 10 in the state,” said Paul Muck, head wrestling coach.
The state meet is Feb. 24 – 25 in the Houston area at the Richard E. Berry Educational Support Center.
“This is a big step for our program to show that we can compete with the best in the state 5a or 6a,” Muck said.
State individual results:
Adam Wachnin 160 lbs 2nd place
Riley Jacops 152 lbs 4th place
Luke Sloan 113 lbs 2-2 Top 8
Aaron Peterson 182 lbs 2-2 Top 8
James Clarkson 106 lbs 1-2 Top 12