Boys Varsity Wrestling, Co Ed Varsity Wrestling · Jonathan Thomas Finishes 4th at Al Smith Invitational


Jonathan Thomas advanced to the final day of the Al Smith Invitational over the weekend.

Wrestling at the 220 pound weight class, Thomas finished the weekend 5-2, ending up in 4th place.

On the first day of the tournament, Thomas went 3-1. In the first round Thomas won by major decision 15-3. In Round 2 Thomas won by Fall at 1:05. Unfortunately Thomas lost in the quarterfinals by decision 4-3, his first loss of the year. In the consolation round he won by decision 6-3.

Thomas started out well on the second day, winning by fall in his fist match and then by decision 13-7 in the consolation semi finals, putting him in the third place match. Thomas took on Drew Bailey of Merrillville High School who on the year was 19-1. The two had to take the match to sudden victory where Thomas was defeated 8-6.

Thomas has a record now of 22-2 for the season at 220 pounds.

As a team the Eagles finished in 31st place with 26 points.