Warsaw’s wrestling team placed 6th at the IHSAA Penn Regional on the strength of two finalists and a third-place finisher.
Advancing to next week’s East Chicago Central Semi-State for the Tigers are Jacob Bass (145), Jose Grimmett (152), and Brandon Estepp (160).
Grimmett put himself into the finals with a pair of close wins – defeating Dominique Clark of South Bend Adam s 8-7, and Isaiah Faurote of Wawasee 3-1.
Estepp made the finals with a pin against South Bend Riley’s Jaquarius Stalling and an exciting 8-7 decision against Michael Garcia of Penn.
Bass pinned Keagan Mabie of Mishawaka to advance to the semis, then was a winner by major decision against Fernando Rebollo of Plymouth in the third-place match.