Red Bud wrestling team sets new school record

SECTIONAL QUALIFIERS–A total of seven Red Bud High School wrestlers qualified for the Carterville sectional to be held this weekend. This is the most wrestlers qualified for sectional in team history. Pictured from left: Ty Carter, Mitch Fleming, Wyatt Hamilton, Jack Ford, Hunter Hooten, Zach Manning and Alex Wolter.

The Musketeer wrestling team continued their recent success on Saturday at the Roxana 1A Wrestling Regional. RBHS competed against 10 other teams at the regional. The team recorded their highest finish ever as a team, third place, behind Cahokia and Roxana. The team also qualified the most wrestlers in team history to compete at the IHSA Sectional Tournament. Seven wrestlers qualified to compete at the Carterville Sectionals Feb. 10th and 11th. The previous record for sectional participants was two.

For more on the wrestling team, please see this week’s print edition.