The varsity A wrestling team defeated conference opponent Northview with an impressive final score of 47-33 during its home dual on Friday. The team won 8 out of the 14 matches. Seniors Vaughn Rodriguez at 112 lbs and John Samsell at 140 lbs both won over their Northview opponents with scores of 6-0. The other winners included junior Brendan Guitar at 285 lbs, sophomore Caden Jacobs at 119 lbs, sophomore Mason Childers at 125 lbs, sophomore Bryce Hysong at 130 lbs, sophomore Robbert Frazer at 152 lbs, and sophomore Sawyer Bosch at 171 lbs.
The following day, the Rangers had the annual Ranger Brawl. The teams competing were Allegan, Bad Axe, Big Rapids, Byron Area, Chippewa Hills, Grandville, Grayling, Lowell, Sparta, Union, and Waterford Kettering.
FHC had some stellar performances from the underclassmen. Caden won against Lowell and Chippewa Hills, Bryce won against Lowell, sophomore Isaac Gurley won against Grandville, Sawyer won against Chippewa, and sophomore Rachel Schenck won against Byron Area. Some of the upperclassmen performed great as well. John won against Lowell, Chippewa, and a friendly match against an FHC opponent; Brendan won over FHC teammate senior Ben Keaton, and senior Jayla Williams, senior Mackenzie Marthens, and junior Sarah Schenck all had multiple wins on the day as well.
The Rangers travel to Montague next where they will compete against Rockford and Montague. This upcoming match will prepare the Rangers for their other difficult upcoming matches.