Congratulations to Pottstown High School Trojan wrestling team on their strong showing at the Marple Newtown Phil Carbonetta Memorial Tournament.
Eight of the 12 Trojans entered in the tournament placed in the top six. The Trojans were 5th overall in the team standings. Devon Greene led the team with a second place finish at 170 pounds, Jestyn Snyder took third place at heavyweight with three straight pins after an opening round loss. Nahzier Booker made his debut as a Trojan wrestler with a third place finish at 189 on his way to the medal stand he had three pins one in 53 seconds and another in 29. Malachi Jones placed third at 132 with a takedown in the last second of overtime for the victory. Mia Bumbarger placed sixth. On her way to placing she had a 50 second pin. Colton Warncke, Jayden Gilmore both started their varsity season with fifth place finishes in the tournament. Phoenix Rhoads and Tyler Harper made their first appearance in a varsity tournament with Phoenix placing sixth.
Overall a good day of competition that saw some of our hard work paying off. Time to go back to the room for more hard work in preparation for the dual meat season.