Wrestlers compete at state final

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Senior Trenton DiGenova (l to r), freshman Dominik DiGenova, senior John Brown, junior Rodney Richards, and senior La'Ron Ruffin traveled to Ford Field to compete in the MHSAA Division 2 Individual state championship Friday, March 6.

The wrestling team traveled to Detroit to compete in the MHSAA Division 2 Individual state finals at Ford Field Friday, March 6.

On March 6, freshman Dominik DiGenova (215) and seniors John Brown (171), Trenton DiGenova (152), and La’Ron Ruffin (135) went 1-2, and junior Rodney Richards (145) went 0-2.

The wrestlers were eliminated from the tournament on the first day.

Dominik DiGenova lost his first match by a 21-1 decision against Milan, won his second match by pin over Allegan, then lost his third match by a 9-2 decision to Whitehall.

Brown lost his first match by a 9-3 decision to Warren Woods Tower, won his second match by an 8-0 decision over Byron Center, and lost his third match by pin to Whitehall.

Richards lost both his matches, the first by an 8-4 decision to Redford Union and the second by a 13-4 decision to Battle Creek Harper Creek.

Trenton DiGeonva lost his first match by a 10-6 decision to Carleton Airport, won by 17-2 tech fall over Pinckney in the third period, and the lost by a 3-1 decision to Pontiac.

Ruffin won his first match by a 4-1 decision over Allegan then lost the two following matches by a 12-5 decision against Southgate Anderson and by an 11-8 decision to Adrian.

This ends the wrestling season.