A large contingent of York Comprehensive High School grapplers will compete in the upper state individual tournament Friday and Saturday at Eastside High School in Greenville.
“We will have 13 competing in the up state event,” said head coach David Spencer.
While he is pleased with the number of individual wrestlers competing in the up state, Spencer lauded the team for its success on the mat this season.
“I am proud of our kids and the program they’ve established,” he said. “We have 12 of 14 wrestlers returning next season. “The kids continue to work hard to improve and to make the program stronger.”
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The following is a list of YCHS wrestlers who qualified for the up state, including the weight class and the number placement in the region tournament: 103 weight class, Aero Thao, No. 4 finish; 112, Cole Southard, No. 4; 119, Robert Cunningham, No. 1; 125, Jesse Green, No. 2; 130, Lealon Comer, No. 4; 135, John Brantley, No. 3; 140, Tay Cannon, No. 4; 145, Marcus Sheppard, No. 3; 152, Trent Hull, No. 3; 160, Lawrence Adams, No. 4; 171, James Wylie, No. 3; 215, John Slaughter, No. 4; heavyweight, Beau Nunn, No. 1.