Jasper Finished 2nd In Big 8 Wrestling Meet

(MT. CARMEL, ILLINOIS) – The Jasper Wildcats finished second Saturday in the Big 8 Conference Wrestling Meet at the Mt. Carmel High School gym. Mt. Vernon won the meet with a team score of 220.5. Jasper was second with a 161 score. Washington finished third with 139.5 followed by Vincennes Lincoln 126, Princeton 88, Boonville 82.5, and host Mt. Carmel 75.

Mt. Vernon claimed four firsts enroute to the championship. Jasper earned two firsts – junior Ethan Wigand in the 138 pound class and freshman Zachery Flynn in the 160 pound class. Wigand decisioned Seth Sharbere of Mt. Vernon in the finale, 3-2, while Flynn posted a 6-0 decision over Tom Sandoval of Boonville.

Three Jasper wrestlers finished runnersup, sophomore Skylar Byrd (106), junior Gordon Terwiske (126), junior Corey Gould (170), and senior David Derr (182).


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