Thursday, August 22, 2019

Wrestlers Earn Program's Highest Regional Finish

STATE BOUND: Cody Lindberg earned his second consecutive regional championship.

The Carroll Dragon wrestling team had an historic finish in the Region I tournament last weekend at Arlington Martin. The Dragons produced their highest regional finish in the program’s history ending in 6th place.

The performance also produced four state-bound Dragons as qualifiers or alternates. After the first day of regional competition, the Dragons finished in fourth place and advanced seven wrestlers to within one match of reaching the state tournament. Senior Cody Lindberg earned his second consecutive region championship. The state tournament will be held in Austin Feb. 21-23.

State-Bound Dragons
Jacob Swoyer, Sr. – 132 pounds, 6th place
Matt Spuria, Sr. – 138 pounds, 5th place (State Alternate)
Michael Basler, Jr. – 152 pounds, 3rd place (State Qualifier)
Harry Chapman, Sr. – 170 pounds, 5th place (State Alternate)
Rishin Patel, Sr. – 182 pounds, 6th place
Cody Lindberg, Sr. – 195 pounds, 1st place – (State Qualifier) Two-time Regional Champ