Dragon senior wrestler Dominic Cruciani entered the UIL Class 5A state meet with experience. He competed in the event last year and made his final trip memorable.
Cruciani earned a third-place medal in the 215-pound weight class on Saturday in Austin. After moving up from the 189-pound class last year, Cruciani went 36-6 and improved his sixth-place state finish of a year ago.
Also, senior Dillon Swacker (152 pounds) returned to state and improved from last year. He grabbed a fifth-place finish. Junior Matt Swoyer (145) reached the state meet for the first time but did not place.