Wrestlers Mackenzie and Brooke struggle for a take down

Elementary wrestlers fight for the gold

Over 20 elementary students from local schools gathered at Houston Secondary for a wrestling tournament last Saturday.

Over 20 elementary students from Twain Sullivan, Silverthorne and the Houston Christian School, participated in the Elementary Wrestling Tournament at Houston Secondary last Saturday. The tournament was organized and run by Wrestling Coach Randy Chapman and volunteers. Chapman has worked with students at schools and clubs to train them in wrestling.

Randy Proctor, volunteer wrestling coach for the tournament, coaches Hayden as he prepares for his upcoming match.

Braden takes down his opponent Brady in his first medal match. The boys fought hard, but Brady won the match 12 to 8.

Jhaide, Jackson, Jaret, Christian, Elijah, Jacob, Kade, Rebekah and Breden eagerly wait their turn to fight.

Wrestlers Elyjah, Brady, Hayden, Brandon, Cortland, Mackenzie, Hailey and Madison line up on the bench to wait for their chance on the mat.


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