Wellington Wrestlers Compete In Brandon

The Wellington High School wrestling team traveled to Brandon High School earlier this month to compete with some of the best teams in the state and nation, which included a field of teams from Florida, Georgia, Alabama and Louisiana. Wellington finished in eighth place in the field of 22 teams. Top wrestlers for Wellington were Josiah Cleghorn (285 pounds), who finished in first place, and Nik Bonadies (120 pounds) and Brandon Paz (152 pounds), who both finished in fifth place. Shown above are: (front row) Josue Arce, Mathew Wunderlich, Colton Macfarlane, Andrew Mitchell and Adam Pendleton; and (back row) Josiah Cleghorn, A.J. Lopez, Marcus Morin, Brandon Paz, Briar Macfarlane, Nik Bonadies, Devin Gillotte and Christian Goss.