Eight State-bound wrestlers are recognized

Students, faculty and staff gather in the WAC to honor team

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The wrestling team was honored during an assembly on Feb. 21 in the Welch Activity Center.

Megaphone Staff

During flex on Feb. 21, the wrestling team, coaches and managers, including the eight wresters who have qualified for the State Finals on Feb. 21 and Feb. 22 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse, were recognized during an assembly in the Welch Activity Center.

Leprechaun and senior Max Beatty began the program with a chant, a season highlight video was shown and the eight State-bound wrestlers were introduced. At the State Finals, the Irish will be represented by sophomore Evan Dickey, 106 pounds; sophomore Zeke Seltzer, 120; junior Logan Bailey, 138; senior Elliott Rodgers, 160; senior Tyler Wagner, 170; junior Johnny Parker, 182; senior Jacob Huffman, 195; and senior Holden Parsons, 285.

Three of those individuals won Semistate titles: Seltzer, Rodgers and Wagner, with Parsons and Bailey finishing as runners-up in their weight classes.