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January 7, 2013Franklin Community High School
The Franklin wrestling team had 3 very tough competitions over the Christmas break.
On December 22, the Franklin wrestling team competed in the IHSWCA classed dual meet state tournament. Franklin defeated Center Grove 39-22 in the first round. In the second round, Franklin defeated Bloomington South 29-23, placing them in the finals against Perry Meridian. Franklin lost to Perry Meridian in the finals 46-11 to finish runner up in the state tournament.
On December 28 and 29th, the Franklin wrestling team traveled to Mater Dei to compete in the 29th annual Mater Dei Holiday classic. There were 16 teams competing in this event. The top three team placers were: 1st Union County Kentucky 203 points, 2nd place Franklin 199 points, third place was Mater Dei 198 points. Placing for Frankin were: champions: 132 Skyler Lykins, 195 Jacob Brownfield second places were: 106 D.J. Smith 152 Jacob Stevenson, 160 Luke Kriech, 220 Connor Tolley, third placers 182 Mike Petrole, 4th place 170 Garett Fentz, 6th place 126 Jacob Kriech, and 285 McBrian Groler.
On January 5th, Franklin held the Franklin Super 6 Wrestling Dual Meet Tournament. Teams competing were: Franklin, Yorktown, Jeffersonville, Holt, Michigan, Ben Davis and Triton Central. Franklin won the meet going 5-0 in duals on the day, Ben Davis went 4-1, Yorktown 3-2, Triton Central went 2-3, Jeffersonville 1-4, and Holt, Michigan went 0-5. Individual records for the day were: D.J. Smith 4-1, Shane Wilkerson 2-1, Peyton Reese 3-2, Jacob Kriech 5-0, Skyler Lykins 3-2, Austin Burnside 4-1, Matt Wyrick 3-2, Jake Stevenson 5-0, Luke Kriech 4-1, Garett Fentz 5-0, Mike Petrole 5-0, Jake Brownfield 5-0, Connor Tolley 5-0, McBrian Groler 3-2.
Great job over the holidays wrestlers!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!