Norse 5th At New Haven

The Northfield wrestling team competed in the New Haven Wrestling Invitational Saturday, January 5, 2013.  Northfield finished 5th out of eight teams in the competition.  Joseph Ross wrestling at 195 lbs was the lone champion for the Norsemen.  He pinned all three of his opponents.  Jared Kirtlan and Kyle Houlihan both placed second at in the 145 lb and 182 lb weight classes. Freshman Drew Clark ended the day placing 3rd in the 106 lb weight class.  Dustin Lee at 220 lbs, Spencer Miller at 170 lbs and Cody Smalley at 138 lbs all finished in 4th place.  Austin Kirtlan at 160lbs and Jacob Books at 132 lbs placed 5th while Thomas Rockenbaugh at 126 lbs and Patrick Armfield at 113 lbs placed 6th.

Quote(s) by Coach __Gary Norman______:  New Haven Tourney is always a tough tournament to place in.  It was nice to see that all the wrestlers we had competing today placed in the top six in their weight class.  The kids still have a lot to improve before we get to Sectional competition.

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