With a team roster that numbers 35, the largest in many years, theTrojan wrestling team, that has only three seniors on the squad are learning a lot of lessons about what it takes to first survive and then be able to win on the mat. With a 1-4 record they entered the Ralph Wetzel Individual Tournament and came away from the 2 day,7mats,35 teams and over 450 wrestlers event with a better understanding of what they must do to be successful.
No Trojan medaled in the varsity division. Demond Thomposn won three bouts all by pin in 31 seconds,37 and 1:27 before two losses dropped him out of the medal round. Jared Hewitt,Devon Green,Josiah Wiggins and Zack Griffin all picked up wins before being eliminated. Hewitt and Justice Harris lost in two very close overtime bouts. In a new all female division Julianna Figeroa and Mia Bumbarger both went undefeated earning three pins in four bouts.
The young Trojans gained a lot of experience and confidence in the JV Division winning 29 bouts lead by Diego Jamie placing 2nd and Travis Harvey taking 3rd.