Created on Thursday, 23 January 2014 Written by AARON LaBATT
A sickening feeling deep in the pit of their stomach would best describe how Indian Lake’s wrestling team felt Wednesday night.
FRONT PAGE PHOTO: Indian Lake’s Calob Nadeau works to pin St. Marys’ Eddie Reier during their 120-pound match in the state dual tournament Wednesday at Indian Lake High School. ABOVE: Bellefontaine’s Jacob Houchin attempts to take down St. Marys’ Jaden Heitkamp during the third period of their 152-pound match. Houchin won the match 5-3 in overtime. (EXAMINER PHOTOS | AARON LaBATT)
The top-seeded Lakers were stunned by fifth-seeded St. Marys Memorial 37-34 in their home gym during their first match in the Division II state dual tournament.
“For some of these guys, this result was indicative of how they practiced,” said Indian Lake head coach Scott Tressler. “Some of these guys have wrestled (poor) all week at practice and that is what we got tonight. Wrestling is a ‘next man up’ sport and we didn’t get the job done.”
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