Wrestlers earn championships and medals in L-L tournament

| January 29, 2018

Wrestling - LL medalists (web)Congratulations to Solanco wrestlers for their impressive performances in the Lancaster-Lebanon League Tournament, including three championships, five total medalists, and a seventh place team finish out of 22 teams in the tournament.

In the photo are the Solanco medalists:  Sheldon Peiffer, Ben Root, Grayson Charles, AJ Wilson and Nick Yannutz.

Grayson Charles pinned his way through the tournament and was crowned champion at 138 pounds, his second league championship in his career. Grayson was also presented with the Shorty Hitchcock Most Falls/Least Amount of Time Award for leading the tournament with four falls. At 160 pounds, senior AJ Wilson earned his first league championship (improving upon last year’s third place finish). Senior Ben Root successfully defended his title and won his second consecutive league championship at 170 pounds. In addition to three champions, senior Sheldon Peiffer and sophomore Nick Yannutz both placed fifth at 120 pounds and 195 pounds respectively.
Congratulations to Solanco’s talented, hard-working and successful wrestlers!

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Keith Kaufman is the Director of Community Relations for Solanco School District. 786-5617.

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