Wellington Wrestlers Qualify For Nationals

(L-R) Seth Rhodes, Sam Marvel, James Marvel, Evan Pena and Juan Quintero.

The Wellington Wrestling Club had great success at the FAWA Freestyle & Greco State Championships last weekend. The club qualified a record five members for the Fargo National Championships. Only one other athlete has qualified in the past 19 years for the club.

In the middle school division, Justice Harding became a state champion in Greco and also placed third in his Freestyle division. James Kosza placed second in Freestyle and fourth in Greco, and Tyler Gray placed fourth in Greco.

The five high school national qualifiers were: Evan Pena (fourth in Freestyle, fifth in Greco), Sam Marvel (second in Greco), James Marvel (fourth in Freestyle), Seth Rhodes (third in Greco) and Juan Quintero (third in Greco).