Grapplers racking up the medals

Published 7:46 am Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Pictured here are the members of the Niles Wrestling Club who have placed first, second, third, or fourth place in one or more MYWA tournaments held at Brandywine, Mendon and White Pigeon. In back from left are Jacob Kimbrough, Nolan Garrard, Brendon Meek, Jonah Slack, Chase Rockey, Davin Simpson and Levi Burlingham. The middle row consists of Logan Hilt, Connor Tibbitts, Chase Lotsbaich, Cade Best, Cole Simpson and Spencer Sherman. In front are Nicholas Woolverton, Skylar Vankirk, Kaden Sandora, Andrew Boling, Joel Keegan, Carson Landon, Hunter Fazi and Zane DeGraff. The team is coached by Bob Jerry Wagley, Bob Anglin, Ryan Thornton, Ryan Best, Joel Behm, Eric Lotsbaich and Gary Buckland. (Daily Star photo/Provided)

The 2010-2011 Niles Wrestling Club season is under way.

Niles has already competed in tournaments at MYWA Brandywine, Mendon and White Pigeon. The club is off to a great start with a number of wrestlers placing in the top four at those tournaments.

Wrestlers will be competing at the Plainwell Open Tournament this Sunday in several age divisions.

This season the Niles Wrestling Club consists of 51 youth wrestlers, who have brought home 35-plus medals from the last three tournaments.

The Niles Wrestling Club will be hosting a youth tournament on Feb. 6 at Niles High School. Everyone is invited to attend and support our wrestlers.

For more information contact coach Bob Anglin at 683-1883 or coach Jerry Wagley 684-4330.