Trojans Grapplers Capture Sectional Crown-Lots Of Area Regional Qualifiers

first_imgThe East Central Trojans Wrestling team continue their winning ways this season by capturing The Wrestling Sectional Team Championship at Franklin on Saturday, February 1st, at Franklin County. Coach Adam Wolf’s squad won six individual weight titles en route to repeating as Sectional Champs and all Trojans Wrestlers participating also Regional bound. The overall team results. 2-Milan, 3-South Dearborn, 4-Rushville, 5-Lawrenceburg, 6-Franklin County, 7-Connersville, 8-Greensburg, 9-Batesville, 10-Union County.The Batesville High School wrestling team traveled to Franklin County to compete in Sections with 9 other teams. Despite the 9th place finish, The Bulldogs had a strong individual performance with half the team that participated in placing and 3 moving on to regionals.Sophomore Josh Mobley had the best finish with a 2nd place finish at 152. Mobley went 2-1 with a pin and a 9-3 victory. Josh lost in the finals to number 3 ranked Bryar Hall form East Central. JT Linkel went 3-1 on his way to a 3rd place finish at 145. Linkel had 1 pin and 2 decision victories. Alex Murphy went 2-2 finishing 4th with 2 pins. All three will be moving on to regionals next week in Richmond. Seniors Nick Nobbe and Axel Garcia both placed 6th at 160 and 170. Other participants were Jonathan Lamping at 126, Jonathan Schrank at 138, Jy’lil Chappell at 182, Christian Garcia at 195, and Brandon Manning at 220. The team placed 9th with 55 points.Failed to fetch Error: URL to the PDF file must be on exactly the same domain as the current web page. Click here for more infoFailed to fetch Error: URL to the PDF file must be on exactly the same domain as the current web page. Click here for more infoThe top four wrestlers from each individual weight class will advance to The Regionals at Richmond on Saturday, February 8th, starting at 9 AM.Congrats to our area qualifying wrestlers at The Sectionals and good luck at The Regionals.last_img read more

Class of 2017 fullback Connor Koch commits to Syracuse as preferred walk-on

first_img Published on May 27, 2016 at 12:15 am Contact Sam: sjfortie@syr.edu | @Sam4TR Class of 2017 fullback Connor Koch committed to Syracuse as a preferred walk-on, he announced via Twitter on Thursday night. Go Orange! ? pic.twitter.com/4kFakYgRmz— Connor Koch (@connorkoch_) May 26, 2016 Facebook Twitter Google+center_img Koch is not ranked by any major recruiting sites. The 6-foot-3, 248-pound Koch runs the 40-yard dash in 4.86 seconds, per his Hudl.com profile. He played fullback and inside linebacker at the Woodberry Forest (Virginia) School.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textReceiving a preferred walk-on commitment this far ahead of National Signing Day is rare. But, according to Scout.com, Syracuse coach Mike Hart went to his high school to see two of his three-star teammates but immediately noticed Koch. Two days after Hart’s visit, Koch committed, per Scout.Koch becomes the fourth member of the 2017 class after Buffalo, New York native Isaiah McDuffie’s decommitment Wednesday. Koch is the third offensive player, joining Florida wide receiver Sharod Johnson and New Jersey quarterback Tommy DeVito.The Orange roster currently does not have a fullback on it. There are four true running backs listed: redshirt senior George Morris, sophomores Jordan Fredericks and Dontae Strickland and freshman Moe Neal.Track the entire Class of 2017 here.Here are his junior year highlights, via Hudl: Commentslast_img read more