Posted: Monday, February 9, 2015 11:52 am
Rossville senior Adam Easterday advanced to the Merrillville semi-state regional wrestling tournament (Feb. 14) by placing in the top four of his weight class during Saturday’s regional tournament at Logansport.
In the 145-pound weight class, No. 4 seed Easterday (17-6) beat No. 5 seed North Newton senior Andrew Harwood (21-18) in the opening round with a pin to advance to the semifinals. He lost to the eventual champion No. 1 seed Ryan Schrock (37-3) in the semifinals and lost to No. 3 seed Lewis Cass senior Zach Layer (31-9) in the third place match to finish in fourth place.
No. 5 seed Rossville sophomore Austin Erdman (38-9) lost to No. 4 seed North White junior Colton Cooley (30-8) in the opening round of the 126-pound weight class bracket, which eliminated Erdman from the tournament.