Five Wabash County wrestlers advanced to next Saturday’s Ft Wayne semi state by placing in the top four at the Peru regional Saturday.
Clayton Moore of Manchester won the regional title at 138lbs, defeating Bratcher of Eastbrook and Curtis of Oak Hill before winning the title over Roberson of Kokomo in a first round fall.
Skylar Hall of Wabash placed second at 132lbs, defeating Leckron of Oak Hill 6-3 and Bratcher of Eastbrook 9-5 before falling to Maddox of Western in the championship match.
Quinten Moore of Manchester placed third at 152lbs. Moore defeated Hatt of Kokomo before falling to Mullinix of Oak Hill. Moore would then defeat Turner of Eastern.
Tony Hough of Wabash placed second at 182lbs, defeating Bradley of Eastbrook and Heitz of Northfield before falling to Hinkle of Western in the final.
Drake Heitz of Northfield finished fourth at 182lbs, defeating Nash of Madison Grant before falling to Hough of Wabash and Herrera of Kokomo.
Oak Hill won the regional with 153 points. Manchester finished 10th, Wabash 11th, Northfield 13th, Southwood 14th.