Congratulations to the two Giants who advanced to the IHSAA wrestling state finals!
Gabe Watkins earned second place at the semi state competition last Saturday at 285. Victor Lee earned third place at 195. The top four wrestlers in each weight class advanced to state finals competition.
The first round of state finals starts at 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 16 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis. (Click here for a fan guide to the Fieldhouse, including a list of items you are not allowed to bring in.) Then, on Saturday, Feb. 17, the schedule is as follows: quarterfinals at 9:30 a.m.; consolations at 5 p.m.; finals at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $8 for a single session, or $20 for both days of competition. Children 24 months and younger are admitted free.
Saturday’s state championship bouts in each weight class will air live on Fox Sports Indiana (Spectrum channel 64).
Good luck to these two student-athletes on their achievements! We’re proud of you!