From middle school coach John McDonald…
The Sparta Middle School grapplers took to the mat on Thursday in their first meet of the 2016 season. They were hosted by Reedsburg middle school in a 3-team individual bracketed tournament. Teams represented were Sparta, Reedsburg and River Valley.
“Everyone wrestled strong through every minute of every match,” head coach John McDonald said. “We have a wide variety of experience on the team. Beginner first time to very experienced wrestlers.”
Leading the Spartans on the night were Corbin Hauser, Madden Connelly, Tye Klass, and Cade Pierce posting 2-0 records. Adding to the team efforts were Carter Erickson, Zechariah Peterson, Hayden Brueggeman, and Nicolas Gann with 1- 1 records. Marcus Cox and Dylan Smith both posted 1-0 records. Rounding out the efforts were Jonathon Whitehead at 1- 3, Darius Krueger at 1-2, Zach Patzner and Carson Kelsey at 0-2.
“We are excited to get back to the practice room and build off our experiences,” said coach Adam Dow.
Sparta is back in action November 21st at Westby.