The Hawks started off strong against Elkton-Pigeon winning the round with a score of 60-18. The competition then got heavy as the Hawks took to the mat with the hometown team from Freeland. The rounds were intense with each team gaining points back and forth. The score was tied 34–4. The start of the last match had Jake Marsman (152 lb) battling his opponent for 3 periods to get the win and beat Freeland 38-34.
“The guys did a great job today,” said Coach Jake Lewis.
Six wrestlers went undefeated during the tournament: seniors Scott Vodry and Kirk Moore, juniors Joe Simon, Nick Baird and Ricardo Rios, and freshman Cody Oehme.
The team will travel to Comstock, Michigan for their next tournament on Wednesday, December 30.