On Friday and Saturday, the wrestlers traveled to Saginaw where the team continued to show growth. The tournament hosted some top 5A and 6A teams. The Panthers placed 12th out of 30 teams while only filling 5 out of the 14 weight classes. Zackary Harris and Ryan Davis had a couple wins before being eliminated. Isaiah Sutton had a tough draw and lost to an undefeated and top ranked wrestler. Standout performances for the Panthers came from freshman Evan Atchley and senior Enis Ida. Evan came away with a 2nd place finish were he dropped his match to the number 15 kid in the state 10-5. Enis Ida also suffered a heartbreaking loss. While leading 6-3 with 30 seconds left he was reversed and put to his back to lose to the number 5 kid in the state.
In the girls tournament, Nimbe battled tough but was both unable to gain a win. They were in promising positions before making little mistakes that cost them the match. They are eager to get back to work.
In the JV tournament, the Panther came away with 1 medalist! Placing 2nd was Jarrod Gonzalez.