WR: Dragons 4th at Mater Dei
January 2, 2014By Andrew Smith of New Palestine High School
The New Palestine wrestling team was 4th at the Evansville Mater Dei Invitational on Dec. 27-28.
Champions in the 16-wrestler brackets at the tournament featuring many of the state's top teams were defending state champ Chad Red Jr. (120) and Brian Wagner (195).
The Dragons had nine wrestlers out of 14 weight classes place in the top six.
Finishing third were Eugene Starks (113), Rylan McCarty (126) and Noah Grable (220). Alec White (103) placed fourth. Jared Timberman (132) placed fifth. Two Dragons - Nick Brickens (160) and Andrew Yazel (285) placed sixth.
The Dragons host the New Palestine Invitational on Saturday.