Knights Build Momentum for Sectional Tournament

Knights Build Momentum for Sectional Tournament 1In its third year of wrestling, members of the Montgomery Catholic Junior Varsity and Varsity Wrestling teams have had outstanding performances in recent weeks. At the Barry Mask JV Wrestling Tournament in Wetumpka, JV wrestlers David Norris and Matt DeVries both placed in their weight classes, Norris placed 3rd and DeVries 4th. Varsity wrestling team member Preston Stone, a senior, finished third in the 114 weight class and junior Corey Cotter finished 4th in the 137 weight class at the Julian McPhillips Tournament at St. James.

The Knights swept the tri-match they hosted on January 27th, defeating Elmore County 28-27 and Carver High School 30-24. The Knights also won in a match against Sidney Lanier High School 30-24 on Friday night.
Montgomery Catholic’s Junior Varsity Wrestling Team members are Joseph Thrash, James LaGrange, Justin Cotter, Alex Castanza, Tait Holder, Geoffrey Myers, and Matt DeVries.

Montgomery Catholic’s Varsity Wrestling Team members are Preston Stone, Ricky Baldwin, Asa Keating, Corey Cotter, Connor Wright, Tim McOmber, Matt Simmons, David Norris, Aidan Gilbert, and Ethan Watkins.

The Knights will compete in the AHSAA Class 4A Sectional Tournament on February 5th and 6th at Saint James School.

Pictured: Montgomery Catholic’s Preston Stone works to position his opponent in a recent match.

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