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Six Trojans compete in USA Wrestling National Championships

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The CHS Wrestling program was well represented in Fargo, North Dakota at USA Wrestlingís Cadet and Junior National Championship over the last 10 days.

Six Trojans competed in the 15-16 and 17-18 age divisions including Andrew Davison, Lucas Davison, Eli Pokorney, Jack Tolin, Danny Tolin and Diego Lemley.

The Davisonís and Pokorney competed in the Greco-Roman and Freestyle tournaments, while the Tolinís and Lemley competed in Freestyle. CHS assistant coach Keith Davison served as a coach for Team Indiana.

In Greco-Roman, Lucas (5th at 182 pounds) and Andrew Davison (7th at 195 pounds) each earned All-American honors by finishing in the top eight in their weight classes. Pokorney came up one win shy of reaching All-American status.

In Freestyle, the Davisonís and Pokorney each earned All-Amercian honors. Lucas Davison won five straight matches before falling 4-1 in the Finals to defending champion Ryan Karoly of New Jersey.

Pokorney, fourth overall, won three matches before falling in the semifinals to the eventual runner-up. Andrew Davison finished 7th overall and became the 15th wrestler in Indiana history in the junior division to have earned All-American honors in both styles and the 10th to repeat at a double All-American.

Lemley finished 4-2 overall, while Jack and Danny Tolin each finished the tournament 2-2 overall.

Team Indiana finished with one champion, Evansville Mater Deiís Nick Lee at 138 pounds. The team amassed 10 All-American honors.



Posted 7/25/2016





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