IMLAY CITY — The Imlay City wrestling team went 4-1, paving the way to a second-place finish last Friday at the Howell Tournament.
Imlay City began their successful day on the mats with a 42-33 win against Howell. That was followed by a 60-24 victory over a team consisting of wrestlers representing several schools; a 46-33 triumph against Ann Arbor Pioneer; a 45-34 win over Plymouth; and a 45-30 loss to Anchor Bay.
Wesley Hampton (125), Luke Stephens (130), Hunter Mullins (140), Joe Harper (215/285) and Jaykob Shaw (215/285) headlined for Imlay City that day. Those grapplers posted 5-0 marks in their respective weight classes.
Zac Hellebuyck supplied the next best Imlay City showing. Hellebuyck wound up 4-1 at 145 pounds.
Eric Pawlaczyk (119) and Adriel Rojas (135) added 3-2 marks to Imlay City's cause.
Kevin Kissane has been covering high school sports for the Tri-City Times since 1985. When not standing on a field or court with his camera and notepad, he enjoys golf, travel and family. Kevin is a 1980 graduate of Capac High School, and is also a grad of St. Clair Community College and earned a degree in journalism from Central Michigan University.