wrestling team wrapped up the Duneland Atheltic Conference portion of its
schedule with a 49-29 victory at LaPorte on Wednesday night.
“We usually do not
mean to enter a DAC dual with three forfeits and two other varsity kids out
of the line-up, but that was the reality of today,” Chesterton coach Chris
Joll said. “We asked a couple of less seasoned kids to step up and asked a
few other guys to wrestle at higher weight classes.
“I just asked that
they stay tough on top and make it a priority to get falls.”
The Trojans did
just that as Shae Jackson (195), Gage DeMarco (220) and Evan Bates (285)
picked up fall victories to start the night and put Chesterton out to an
After the Slicers
got on the board with a forfeit win, Doug Waters posted a pin win at 113
over Brecken Joseph.
Two more wins by
forfeit for LaPorte were answered by Ethan Contreras (132) and Ethan Kaiser
(138) sticking their opponents in the first period.
Cade Johnson (152),
Brock Ellis (160) and Gavin Layman (182) finished out the scoring for the
“Each kid who
wrestled up picked up a win for us including Brock, Gavin, Shae, Gage and
Evan,” Joll said.
Chesterton is off
until Saturday, Feb. 1 when they travel to LaPorte for the IHSAA Sectional
beginning at 9 a.m.
195 -- Shae Jackson
© fall Collin Bergquist, 1:56. 220 -- Gage DeMarco © fall Drew Kubaszyk,
2:28. 285 -- Evan Bates © fall Estaban Marcano, :28. 106 -- Ashton Jackson
(L) FFW. 113 -- Doug Waters © fall Brecken Joseph, 1:38. 120 -- Sean Angillo
(L) FFW. 126 -- Thad Blevins (L) FFW. 132 -- Ethan Contreras © fall Gabe
Steffen, 1:16. 138 -- Ethan Kaiser © fall Leevi Fergueson, :19. 145 -- Tyson
Nisley (L) tech fall Brandon Bolin, 17-2. 152 -- Cade Johnson © fall Jerome
Trae Anderson, 3:24. 160 -- Brock Ellis © dec. Jamaal Salary, 17-5. 170 --
Matt Neff (L) fall Kaleb Wymer, :57. 182 -- Gavin Layman © dec. Jaden
junior varsity dropped a 42-22 decision to LaPorte on Wednesday.
Winners for the
Trojans included Luke Wymer (138), Ben Shaffer (145), Tyler Martin (152) and
Ben Callaway (170).