Monday, November 11, 2019

Dragon Wrestlers Grab State Berths

Three Carroll Dragon wrestlers are headed to the Class 5A state tournament. Junior Matt Swoyer, senior Dillon Swacker and senior Dominic Cruciani qualified for state at last weekend’s regional meet.

The state tournament will be held in Austin Friday-Saturday, Feb. 25-26 at the Austin ISD Delco Center. Cruciani (215 pounds) and Swacker (152) were region champs and are making return trips to the state tournament.

Swoyer will make his first appearance and compete in the 145-pound class.

The Dragons were coming off an impressive district performance earning first place and coach Joe Hathaway was named “District Coach of the Year.” Carroll qualified eight wrestlers for the regional meet, which was held at Arlington Martin High School.