Local wrestlers qualify for individual regionals
February 19, 2014
A number of wrestlers from Harrison Township L’Anse Creuse and Macomb Lutheran North battled their way through individual district matches that took place Feb. 8.
Lancers and Mustangs advanced to the regional round, which took place after press time. If they’re successful at regionals, the grapplers move on to the 2014 Michigan High School Athletic Association state finals, set for Feb. 27-March 1 at The Palace of Auburn Hills.
L’Anse Creuse, a Division 1 squad, wrestled in a district at Macomb Dakota. Lutheran North wrestled in a D-3 district at Richmond.
Here’s a rundown of the wrestlers who fought their way to regionals. The top four wrestlers at each weight class advanced to regionals. For more on regionals, as well the team portion of the wrestling playoffs, visit our website at www.candgnews.com and click on the Sports tab.
Brendan Hazelton — 112 pounds
Eric Zadek — 130
Jacob Girard — 135
Chris Good — 145
Devan Richter — 171
Pieter Barone — 189
Donald Strong — 285
Jack Pyle — 130
Kyle Schwark — 160
Ian Vert — 171
October 05, 2015
Romeo remained undefeated by defeating Macomb Dakota 26-14 in a Macomb Area Conference crossover that paired two of the top-ranked teams in Michigan. Romeo’s defense came into the game having surrendered just 13 points all season, and helped seal the win with a safety and interception return for touchdown by Brad Tanner in the fourth quarter. Romeo earned its first win against Dakota since 2010.