Boys Varsity Wrestling, Coed Varsity Wrestling · Wrestlers dominate LC

The New Palestine wrestling team opened 2020 by posting a 54-23 dual-meet victory Thursday over Lawrence Central.

The Dragons had two big individual decisions. At 120, Christian White defeated No. 7 Christian Jefferson 5-4. At 152, Zack Hoyt decisioned eighth-ranked Tyler Jones 10-9.

Darin Johnson won by fall at 138. Max Jones also won by fall at 145.

The Dragons had six victories by forfiet – Peyton Covington (113), Nick Bastian (182), Richard Clevenger (195), Tucker Keevers (285) and Jack Rossell (106).

The wrestling team is back in action Jan. 9 at Franklin Central.