Wabash County wrestlers qualify for regionals

All four county schools participated in the Peru wrestling sectional Saturday, with the county coming away with four sectional champions and several regional qualifiers.

Wrestlers had to finish in the top four of a weight class to qualify for Saturday's Peru regional.

Sectional champions were Colton Dawes of Southwood(113), Clayton Moore of Manchester(132), Neil Snep of Manchester(195), Jake Smith of Southwood(285)

Not winning the sectional, but moving on to regional by placing second in their weight class were Brandon Simpson of Southwood(106), Drew Clark of Northfield(113), Bryce Zook of Manchester(120), Brennan France of Manchester(138), Quentin Moore of Manchester(145), Landon Tharp of Manchester(182), Nick McCown of Southwood(220)

Placing third and moving on are Jared Gable of Manchester(126), Logan Carey of Northfield(132), Chance Enyeart of Southwood(145), Nathan McCown of Southwood(170), Tony Hough of Wabash(182), Jake Stephan of Northfield(285)

Fourth place finishers headed to regional are Dustin Curless of Southwood(138), Ryan Kendall of Manchester(152), Adam Strickler of Wabash(160), Dayon Waldron of Northfield(220).

1. Peru 270.5

2. Maconaquah 221.5

3. Southwood 168.0

4. Manchester 157.0

5. North Miami 128.0

6. Northwestern 102.5

7. Northfield 100.0

8. Wabash 83.0

Posted on 2014 Feb 04