Athletics schedule: Week of Feb. 11

Wrestlers advance five to State Finals


Joey Bell

Five members of the wrestling team have advanced to the State Finals Feb. 15 and Feb. 16 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse, where they hope to defend their 2018 State title.

Annnika Garwood , Sports Editor

Athletics Director Mr. Rick Streiff has released the athletic schedule for the week of Feb. 11. Some of the key events are listed, with the complete schedule available on the athletics website.

Feb. 12: The men’s freshman basketball team plays in the City tournament against Shortridge at 7:15 at Tindley.

Feb. 14: The men’s swimming and diving teams begin the preliminary rounds of the Sectional at Lawrence North at 6 p.m.

Feb. 15: The wrestling team opens the first round of the State tournament at 6 p.m. at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. The team advanced five to the State Finals: Jordan Slivka in the 160-pound weight class; Elliott Rodgers, 152; Alex Mosconi, 145; Lukasz Walendzak, 126; and Zeke Seltzer, 113. They qualified based on their performances at the Feb. 9 Semistate at New Castle. 

Feb. 16: The men’s swimming and diving teams continue the Sectional at 9 a.m. at Lawrence North. The wrestling State tournament continues at Bankers Life Fieldhouse at 9:30 a.m. The men’s JV basketball team hosts Fort Wayne Snider at 6 p.m. in the Welch Activity Center, with the varsity to follow at 7:30.