The Manchester wrestling team defeated Tippecanoe Valley 45-30 Thursday.
106 Jocelynn Molina
126 Jace Judy
132 Dylan Stroud
138 Jose Cortes
152 Isaiah Burlingame
160 Dominic Lincoln
170 Zach France
182 Ryan Tully
The Manchester Squires Wrestling team picked up an important road victory on Thursday night. Freshman Jose Cortes started the dual with a come from behind pin on his Freshman opponent. After a late loss by Fall to tie things at 6, Sophomore Isaiah Burlingame registered a 1st period pin to start a run of 4 straight wins to to put the Squires up 30-6. Tippy picked up 3 straight wins including a decision battle between State Qualifier Bazle Owens and Manchester Senior Trevor Dill. Wins by Freshman Jocelynn Molina and Senior Jace Judy put the dual out of reach 42-30 before the showdown of the night between ranked wrestlers at 132.
Senior Dylan Stroud, ranked 6th, picked up a quick takedown over 11th ranked Senior Drake Montelongo. Stroud was not able to register another takedown after cutting his opponent, and Montelongo tied the match with a 2nd period escape. Stroud was able to score a nice reversal in the 3rd period and then ride out his opponent to improve to 8-0 on the year. The pair are scheduled to possibly face off 2 more times this season, including next Saturday at the John Mckee Invite.
Overall, the Squires are pleased to even the season record at 4-4, and will work diligently to defend the Caston Invite Title on Saturday at 9 am.