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Red Devils wrestlers hit the mats

by Lisa Hinton-Valdrighi

Lancaster High School wrestlers from left are Ashby Russell, DJ Zeiler, Kaiden Wilson, Alex Posey, Isiaih Minter, Zack Rhodes, Jesse Hill, Albert “AP” Pollard, Alex Donovan, Tate Wilmore, Cody Donovan, Andrew Fulmer, Andrew Hill and Austin O’Bier. Photo by Lisa Hinton-Valdrighi

Lancaster High’s wrestling team got off to a 5-2 start in the first week of action.

The Red Devils beat Northern Neck District opponents Washington & Lee and Northumberland in a home match to open the season on December 3 then headed to the Waynesboro Little Giant Classic, where they went 3-2 against larger school divisions.

In the season opener, Lancaster beat W&L, 54-12, and Northumberland, 42-18. At Waynesboro, the Devils defeated Grace Christian, 42-30; Waynesboro, 35-12, and a Bandit team, 48-18. Fort Defiance downed the Devils, 60-24, and Stuarts Draft beat LHS, 42-31.

“We are a young team as most of our team is comprised of first year wrestlers,” said LHS coach Craig Oren. “Not wrestling last year because of COVID puts us in a tough spot….

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