- Grigsby unbeaten at 125, five others win four matches -
The Northview wrestling program got off to a strong start on Saturday against some tough competition at Bloomington North High School.
The Knights finished 3-2 as a team in the six-way dual meet that includes the host Cougars as well as Mitchell, Paoli, Seymour and New Albany.
The Seymour Owls proved to be the class of the field by defeating all five of their team opponents.
For the visiting Knights, Cory Grigsby had the best of a group of fine efforts from Northview grapplers.
Grigsby, competing at 125 pounds, compiled a 5-0 mark for the day while Austin Staley won four matches at 130 pounds. Chris Dean has already proved to be a fine addition to the Knights, winning four matches at 135 pounds and Derek Mroczek also lost just one match on the day.
The Knights got an overall 23-6 mark from competitors in the 125 to 160 pound class.
Brent Withers was 3-2 at 152 and Doug Porter was 3-1 at 160 pounds.
The Knights also got four wins in their improved upper weight classes as Jeremiah Allen at 215 and Tony Sanabria at Heavyweight each lost just once on the day. Lucas Boyd won a pair of matches at 112 pounds for the Knights who will wrestle at Bloomington South on Wednesday evening.
At Bloomington North High School
Bloomington North Tournament
Match Scores: Northview 58, Paoli 18; Northview 42, New Albany 41; Northview 60, Mitchell 30; Seymour 51, Northview 21; Bloomington North, Northview 24.
103 -- Caesia Myers 1-4
112 -- Lucas Boyd 2-3
119 -- Whitney King 1-4
125 -- Corey Grigsby 5-0
130 -- Austin Staley 4-1
135 -- Chris Dean 4-1
145 -- Derek Mroczek 4-1
152 -- Brent Withers 3-2
160 -- Doug Porter 3-1
171 -- Greg Stultz 1-4
189 -- Cody Stearly 1-4
215 -- Jeremiah Allen 4-1
275 -- Tony Sanabria 4-1