Panthers take fourth at Tool City Tournament

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


Nick Monico (senior), Jude Mattocks (junior), and Cody Mulligan (sophomore) all took first place at the Tool City Tournament in Meadville on Jan. 8-9.

team to a fourth place finish in a field of 26 teams. For a full write-up of the tournament, visit 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

Jude: AA

Cody: Sweep single

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