The Grand Ledge Varsity Wrestling Team claimed the CAAC Blue Conference Championship, with a victory over Holt on February 4th and a first place finish at the league tournament on Feb. 7th.
Both Holt and Grand Ledge entered the dual meet with undefeated league records. In the dual meet against the Rams, Comet wrestlers won 9 matches on the night to Holt’s five. Solomon Sanders started the dual meet in thrilling fashion, winning a hard fought overtime match at 160. The Comets would rattle off seven more team points with a Major Victory by Jake Ross at 171 and another overtime win by Senior Austin Shattuck at 189.
Holt got on the board by winning a closely contested match at 215. But Matt Lloyd, our BIG Heavyweight, earned a first period pin to give the Comet wrestlers another 6 points.
Possibly the biggest match of the night and most anticipated was at 145. #8 Ranked Patrick Powers from Grand Ledge against #5 Ranked Mike Shaw from Holt. Senior captain Powers dominated the match with a very impressive 10-4 victory to clinch the dual. Final Score of the meet 39-26 Grand Ledge!!