Hendricks County Flyer, Avon, IN


February 4, 2013

Warriors wrestle to regional title



“It looked like (Jones) was done,” Blevins said. “But, all of a sudden with a few seconds left, he got back in position to go to overtime and got the takedown in overtime. We were pleased to get six guys in the finals, but we would have liked to have had a couple more champions. Hopefully, when we get the draws, it will not hurt us too bad and we have a good chance of getting through to the state tournament.”

All in all, the regional offered success to all six Hendricks County schools, as every team advanced at least two wrestlers to semistate.

Second-place finishes went to Avon’s Brian Rassbach (113), Nick Etienne (120), Brendon Helm (160), and Evan Elmore (172); Plainfield’s Ben Macri (126); Cascade’s Zach Batts (138); and Danville’s Autry Pickens (195).

Batts, who was unbeaten through the year, took his first loss by a 7-5 overtime decision against Tyler Hupp of Indian Creek.

“(Tyler) was an awesome wrestler,” Batts said. “I just came up short at the end, but I hope to see him again next week in the finals.”

Other county wrestlers who will continue to semistate include Plainfield’s Isaac Gomez (106); Cascade’s Hunter Fox (113), Danville’s Isiah Scherrer (132), Jordan Shearin (138), Kyle Reeves (160), and Mike Williams (285); Tri-West’s Rick Perry (145) and Jon Staton (285); Brownsburg’s C. J. Damler (152), Stone Neese (170), Connor Ludwig (182), and Tyler Harlan (220).

Area wrestlers will continue the path toward the state championship meet this Saturday at Evansville Reitz, host of the southern most semistate. Opening round matches are slated for 9 a.m. Central Time.

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