Skaggs and Hodges capture Big Ten titles over the weekend

FAIRMONT—The Grafton High School wrestling team competed in the Big Ten Championships, this past weekend, at the Armory in Fairmont.

Once again the boys showed they could compete with anyone in the state, by finishing in the top five, in the team competition.

In individual competition, Noah Hodges placed first, in the 106 pound class with a 3 and 0 record.

Hodges is also ranked as the number one wrestler in the state in class AA/A at 106.

Team mate Keith Skaggs also finished in first place, in the 113 pound class.

Skaggs, who is ranked fifth in the state at 113, finished with a 2 and 0 meet record.

At the 145 pound class, Dillon Williams, finished second at the Big Ten, while David Williams finished third, at 126.

Clinton Mayle finished fourth at 170, while his brother, Dalton, came away with a fifth place finish at 160.

Anthony Phillips posted a 3 and 2 record on his way to a fifth place finish.

“We wrestled great this weekend, and we are improving every week,” said head coach Keith Zebley.

“I am really proud of my wrestlers and the hard work they have put in this year,” he added.

The Bearcats will be back in action tonight, as they travel to Roane County, then they are home on Saturday, for the Grafton Duals.

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