Middle School wrestlers wrap year

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On Saturday the Switzerland County Middle School wrestling team traveled to Eastern Pekin to participate in the Southern Indiana Wrestling Conference (SIWC) championships.

It proved to be a good day for the Pacers, as Switzerland County had two podium placers – Ryan Hart and Cody Wallace.

Hart went 2-1 on the day, losing by pin fall in the second period to Southern Indiana Catholic. Wallace earned a sixth place finish going 3-3 on the day.

“These guys wrestled their hearts out today and should be very proud,” Coach Mark Jackson said. “Dathan Brown, Cole Riley and Tearra Steele all went 1-2 on the day, and Brendan Otter went 0-2.”

This was the middle school’s last meet of the year.

“Numbers-wise it will show we had a rough year, but heart wise we were undefeated,” Coach Jackson said. “You’re not gonna be able to compete team-wise when your a group of eight or nine taking on schools with 20 plus kids.”