2009-12-27 / Sports

Hornet grapplers take fourth at Marquette Tournament

MARQUETTE – The New Lothrop wrestling team scored 153 points to finish fourth at the 18- team Marquette Invitational last Saturday, Dec. 19.

The Hornets crowned three individual champions on the day.

Blake Birchmeier won the 135-pound class with a pin in the finals to improve his record to 10- 2 on the season. Austin Severn, now 11-1, was first at 160 pounds with a 5-1 victory in the finals. Taylor Copes remained undefeated winning the 171-pound class with a 6- 1 decision in the finals to run his record to 13-0.

Justin Krupp at 125 lbs. and Luke Dawes at 152 lbs. both placed second for New Lothop, while Shea McGillen at 275 lbs. was fourth.

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