By Wyatt Fleischer, sports editor
On January 9, the Panther grapplers took the MASH gymnasium by storm at the Tool City Wrestling Tournament, walking away with three first place champions: junior Jude Mattocks (138), senior Nick Monico (152) and sophomore Cody Mulligan (170). Junior Jarrett Ruhl (132) finished fourth and senior Dan Simmerman (145) took sixth, helping the
team to a fourth place finish in a field of 26 teams. For a full write-up of the tournament, visit themeadvilletribune.com. Below you will find the champions’ responses to a couple of burning questions.
Q:What do you think about while you wrestle?
Nick: Focus on the next move.
Jude: How am I going to score the next point.
Cody: Focus on offense.
Q:Wrestler dream date?
Nick: Chocolate World after I win states.
Jude: Ice skating and eating KFC
Cody: Being carried around by my harem.
Q:What’s your signature move?
Nick: Walls of Jericho
Cody: Sweep single