Panther wrestlers qualify 6 for state
Trio of athletes win regional championships; UIL meet is this weekend
Midlothian High School competed in the Class 5A Region II Wrestling Championships on Friday and Saturday, April 16 and 17, at Prosper ISD’s new Rock Hill High School.
The Panthers came away with three Regional Title winners and they will send one second place runner-up, as well as two alternate representatives to Houston’s Cypress Fairbanks for the University Interscholastic League state tournament scheduled next week for Friday and Saturday, April 23 and 24. Midlothian High School will be represented in the Class 5A boys and girls division.
The following are the exciting results from the weekend’s matches:
Eli Biermann – 113 lb. division
Karson Tompkins – 182 lb. division
Marshall Hodges – 285 lb. division
Regional Runner-Up (2nd place)
Felix Saunders – 152 lb. division
State Alternates (4th place)
Tylor Knighton – 170 lb. division
Maddie Hodges – 138 lbs. GIRLS DIVISION
Additionally, Leo Terron was the 5th place winner for the boys 132 lbs. division. The Panthers are also the proud “Team Runner-Up” for the 5A Region II classification.