Wellington Wrestling Champs

The Wellington Wrestling Club recently competed at the FAWA State Wrestling Championships Naples, and ninth-grader Eric Reid led the way by winning the 126-pound state championship. Reid received a bye the first round before winning 16-0 in the quarterfinals, 11-0 in the semifinals and 12-1 in the finals. Also placing for the Wellington Wrestling Club were Elroy Taylor (ninth grade, 170 pounds) in third place, Diego Torres (ninth grade, 100 pounds) in fifth place and Tyler Gray (Pre-K, 45 pounds) in fifth place. Shown here are medal winners Eric Reid and Elroy Taylor.