Source: Sherman Publications

Dragons place in MHSAA Individual Finals

March 09, 2011

Two Lake Orion Dragon Wrestlers competed in the MHSAA Division 1 Individual Finals at the Palace of Auburn Hills from Thursday, March 3 to Saturday, March 5.

Senior Adam Gros (171 lb.) squared off against Midland’s Knute Hoffman, winning one match 5-1 and losing one match Southgate Anderson’s Tomas Gomez 1-3.

Gros managed to place fourth in the state with a total record of 47-12 for the year.

Meanwhile, in the 189 lb. class, Senior Mitch Ladd won his bought against Novi’s David Sparling pinning him in 1:58. Ladd also lost one, falling to Holland West Ottawa’s Joey McClure by being pinned in 2:17. He took sixth place in the state with a record of 40-12.

Finally, Freshman Charlie Highlan also made it to the MHSAA Individual Finals, but lost his match against Davison’s Justin Oliver, getting pinned in 2:40.