Lancaster wrestlers show promise; Wilmore goes 8-0 in first two meets

Lancaster’s Adam Wilmore dominated opponents last week, going 8-0 in two separate events. Photo by Lisa Hinton-Valdrighi

by Lisa Hinton-Valdrighi

Lancaster High School wrestlers went 4-1 for a third place finish in a highly competitive Little Giant Classic at Waynesboro High School last Saturday.

The Red Devils beat Madison, 48-30; Waynesboro, 51-24; Stonewall Jackson, 66-18, and Western Albemarle, 45-35. Cave Spring defeated Lancaster, 60-18.

Senior Adam Wilmore (195) brought home the lone gold medal, going 5-0 against wrestlers from Class 2, 3 and 4 schools. Wilmore finished at 8-0 for the week after going unbeaten at 3-0 last Wednesday at the Northumberland Tri in Claraville.

“I was very pleased with our team’s performance last week,” said LHS coach Craig Oren. “Waynesboro is a tough tournament and even though we took…