PHS Wrestling Team Tournament Results
The Perry High School wrestling team competed at the Beast of the East Tournament (Dec. 19-21) in Newark, Delaware finishing 3rd overall with 136 total points. This tournament is ranked 2nd in the nation for the outstanding competition. The Panthers had five placers for the weekend. Individual placers were Jake Newhouse 2nd, Jose Rodriguez 4th, Matt Carrick 4th, Zac McCualley 5th and Austin Phillips 7th. Next, the wrestling team finished in 2nd place with 192 points at the Medina Invitational tournament held December 28-29 at Medina High School in Ohio. Making the finals for the panthers were Zac McCaulley, Jose Rodriguez, Nick Steed and Austin Phillips. Champions were Jose Rodriguez and Nick Steed with two exciting action packed matches. Rodriguez not only pinned his opponent in his finals match, but was also named MIT outstanding wrestler of the tournament! Other placers were Jason Spencer 6th, Emil Soehenlen 3rd, Brady Durieux 4th, and Matt Carrick 7th place.