Wrestlers headed to State Tournament
The Rayne High wrestling team readied themselves for this weekend’s State Wrestling Tournament by participating in a meet held last week at St. Thomas More High School in Lafayette.
A number of Wolves placed in their weight class during the warm-up meet, including the following results:
Weight class winners: Austin LaCombe 145 lbs., Shelby Thibodeaux 153 lbs., John Reynolds 160 lbs., Trevor Carriere 171 lbs., Jermil Rogers 189 lbs., and Jake Cormier 285 lbs.
Participating were Landyn Thibodeaux 103 lbs., Cody Manuel 125 lbs., Austin Bohne 130 lbs., Josh Peltier, 135 lbs., Bryar Babineaux 140 lbs., and Andrew Abshire 215 lbs.
The 2010 State Tournament will be held this weekend on Feb. 19-20 at the Pontchartrain Center in Metairie.
Wolves returning to the Division III State Wrestling Tournament where the team placed fifth during last year’s championships are Adam Menard, Shelby Thibodeaux and Trevor Carriere, each placing third in their weight class.
Placing fourth in their weight class last year for the Wolves were Bryar Babineaux, Jacob Stelly and Jermil Rogers.
Trying to improve his sixth place finish of last year will be senior John Reynolds.