Lancaster grapplers win dual match; Adam Wilmore clutches gold medal

Lancaster’s Lex Casseday checks the time clock and the score just before pinning his Mathews opponent. Photo by Lisa Hinton-Valdrighi

by Lisa Hinton-Valdrighi

Lancaster’s wrestling team won a dual match against Mathews and Northumberland last Wednesday then produced a gold medalist in its biggest individual tournament of the season last Saturday.

Adam Wilmore continues to dominate in the 195-pound division, going unbeaten at 5-0 in the Ram Rumble at Lafayette High School last weekend to win a gold medal for the Red Devils.

“The Ram Rumble is the biggest tournament we go to. It had 36 teams wrestling on six mats for two days,” said LHS coach Craig Oren. “I really liked the way our first-year wrestlers didn’t get intimidated…