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Monticello wrestlers complete successful tournament

January 13, 2015

Ten Monticello wrestlers reached the podium at the Dan Wickham Classic Wrestling Tournament, hosted by Unatego High School on Jan. 10. The team placed third out of fifteen teams.

Michael LaRuffa (132) and Ben Ulrich (138) each won the championship for their weight class.

In addition, Patrick Owens (106) placed second in his weight class; Caleb McCallion (120 lb.), Travis Kelly (182) and Frank Smith (220) each placed third; Jonah Lilley (145) and Justyn Kelly 152lb each placed fifth; and Najee Shackelford (113) and Isaiah Mathis (285) each placed sixth.

The team will celebrate their successes at their Senior Night celebration, to be held Wednesday, Jan. 14 at 6 p.m.

Pictured above: the Monticello wrestlers who reached the podium.
Pictured below: Michael LaRuffa and Ben Ulrich, who each won the championship for their weight class.