Boys Varsity Wrestling · Lexington Wrestlers Defeat South Aiken and Spring Valley!


by Jai Couture

Lexington hosted a dual wrestling meet on Tuesday evening with Spring Valley and South Aiken.

Lexington’s first match was a decisive win against South Aiken.  Winners for that match were:
Noah Boozer, 106, pin
Zane Tuten, 113, pin
Zack Couture, 120, pin
Griffen Kessler, 126, pin
Coleman Bland, 138, pin
Chance Kilcrease, 145, pin
Brady Leaphart, 152, pin
Isaac Manning, 160, pin
Will Frazier, 170, pin
Torren Hicks, 220, pin
Walker Anderson, heavyweight, pin

In match 2 against Spring Valley, Lexington won easily again.  It was head coach Derek Strobel’s 400th win.  Scoring victories for the Wildcats were:
Noah Boozer, 106, pin
Zane Tuten, 112, pin
Zack Couture, 120, pin
Griffen Kessler, 126, decision
Coleman Bland, 138, decision
Chance Kilcrease, 145, pin
Brady Leaphart, 152, decision
Isaac Manning, 160, pin
Will Frazier, 172, pin
Evan Clark, 182, pin
Torren Hicks, 220, pin
Walker Anderson, heavyweight, pin

Last week, the Wildcat wrestlers traveled to Cameron, NC to compete in the 2018 Viking Invitational.  With a strong program of experienced upper weight classes and five freshman, Lexington finished 3rd.  Chance Kilcrease (2nd), Brady Leaphart (2nd), Isaac Manning (2nd), Evan Clark (1st), Torren Hicks (1st) and Walker Anderson (1st) all finished on the podium.