TRI-CITY AREA — The Imlay City wrestling team advanced five competitors, Capac three and Almont two on to this Saturday's Division 3 regional hosted by Richmond High School.
They earned the right to compete there with top-four weight class placings last Saturday at a district in Montrose.
Luke Stephens, Hunter Mullins and Jaykob Shaw led Imlay City with seconds. Stephens advanced to the title encounter at 125 pounds where dropped a 6-4 verdict to Montrose's Reese Wallis; Mullins gained admittance to the 135-pound championship bout where he fell 4-2 to Birch Run's Mason Breece; and Shaw reached the title encounter at 285 pounds where he dropped a 3-2 outcome to Montrose's Griffin Barnette.
Thomas Tyson tacked on a fourth to Capac's cause. Tyson gained admittance to the 171-pound consolation final where he was pinned by Cros-Lex's Xavier Herman with 43 seconds gone.
Jack DeMara and Gavin Dempz notched Almont's placewinning performances. They met in the third-place match at 103 pounds, with DeMara posting a 1-0 win.
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.