At 182 pounds, senior Colten Black won a 9-2 decision over Corbin Hughes after a first-round bye. Black fell to Jennings County’s Peyton Shepherd in the semifinal by a 3-2 decision, but advanced in the third-place bracket over Seymour’s Fransisco Marcos. Black won third place with a 3-2 decision over Columbus East’s Coy Park. Black enters the regional with a 28-8 record.
Drew Neisius followed a first-round bye with a pin of Columbus East’s Jarod Stradtmiller in 1:59. He pinned Columbus North’s Brandon Woods in 5:07, but fell to Colton Castetter of Jennings County in the final. Neisius qualifies for regional with a 26-4 record.
Saturday’s Regional competition will begin at 9:30 a.m.
Top seeds will wrestle four-seeds, and two-seeds will face three-seeds.
Contact Nick Gonnella at (812) 663-3111, x7003.