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LaHue, Carver win MSC wrestling titles

LaHue, Carver win MSC wrestling titles
LaHue, Carver win MSC wrestling titles
Corydon CentralÂ’s Nathan Dobson, left, attempts to break free from CharlestownÂ’s Jacob Hall in a semi-final match Saturday. Photo by Brian Smith (click for larger version)

Corydon Central’s Bailey LaHue and Gregory Carver became the latest Panthers grapplers to win Mid-Southern Conference individual titles Saturday night in Corydon.
In the 113-pound class, LaHue was one of two wrestlers entered. His lone opponent was Hunter Huddleston from Charlestown, whom he defeated to take his first MSC individual title. LaHue, a freshman, is currently ranked No. 7 in the state, according to
Carver, similar to LaHue, wrestled one match at the MSC. Wrestling at 285, Carver defeated Eastern’s Brian Arnold in the championship round. Arnold had beat Charlestown’s David Enteman to reach the final.
Corydon Central’s Brenden Walters finished as runner-up at 126, losing his title match to Charlestown’s Artenio Gomez.
A trio of Corydon Central wrestlers ‘ Nathan Dobson (170), Gabe Bush (182) and Jacob Williams (220) ‘ took home third-place finishes. Dobson took down Salem’s Ethan Raye in the consolation, while Bush triumphed over Salem’s Clayton Thomas. Williams won by forfeit.
As a team, Corydon Central finished third with 116 points in the five-team field. Charlestown went home the team champion with 239 points, and Eastern (Pekin) placed second with 168.
Charlestown left Corydon with six individual champions: Bryant Haynes (120), Cameron Stuart (145), Jacob Hall (170), Seth McCutcheon (182), Adam Hoff (220) and Gomez.
Other champions included Justin Wright (Scottsburg, 103), Cory Babberl (Salem, 132), Gage Kelly (Scottsburg 138), Brayton Brading (Eastern, 152), Luke Terry (Eastern, 160) and Caleb Cole (Scottsburg 195).
The postseason for wrestlers will begin Saturday at the 10-team Jeffersonville Sectional at 9 a.m.