Wrestling Jacket Members Merit State Titles

Whitney Campbell, Staff Writer

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GREER– The Wrestling Jackets Varsity team received huge congratulations after winning three out of five matches at the liberty duels. The team placed fifth out of 16 teams from three states. SCMat ranks the team 17th in the state.

Wrestling coach Chad Henkin was quoted as saying ¨We are creating some waves across the state¨. His son Junior at Greer and ranked wrestler Micah Henkin said ¨I wrestle because not many people do because it is a very physical and mentally challenging sport.¨

The Wrestling Jackets are currently 1-1 in the Region. The preliminary rankings have four Greer High wrestlers ranked in the state:
182 – Ellison Flores (Jr.) – SECOND
145 – Micah Henkin (Jr.) – THIRD
138 – Andrew McCullough (Jr.) – FIFTH
160 – Avery Porter (Sr.) – FIFTH

When asked about his next match Micah Henkin added ¨I feel pretty good about Wednesday we’ve been working hard in practice and were ready to compete.¨

Greer High School is hosting its second region match at home Wednesday the nineteenth. The match starts at 6 pm. The team will be going up against Berea and Southside High school. Tickets are five dollars each. Come cheer on the Wrestling Jackets.