Triad senior Rickey Bruce placed third at the Division III district tournament Saturday in Troy to earn his first trip to the state tournament in Columbus.
Dayton Christian won the district title with 212.5 points, Covington was second with 140.5 points, Mechanicsburg was third with 118 points and Greeneview was fourth with 78.5 points.
Bruce (182) recorded a technical fall and a pin on Friday for his first two wins. On Saturday, Bruce fell to returning state placer and former state runner-up Armani Robinson of Greeneview by a 7-1 score.
Bruce bounced back with a pin over Tyler Foust of Port Jefferson in 3:00 to qualify. He then recorded a 7-4 decision over Colton Booth of Tri-County North to finish third.
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