New Turpin wrestling coach Kyle Georg has announced that former Moeller wrestling star and four-time state qualifier Jake Corrill has joined the Spartan wrestling program as an assistant this year. Corrill placed in the state meet three times, including a third-place and two seventh-place finishes. Corrill went on to wrestle at the University of North Carolina.
This past weekend the Spartan wrestling team participated in the D1 sectional wrestling tournament held at Lebanon High School. This sectional proved to be very competitive with many of the best teams in the city competing. In the end only Nick Robinson and Quinn Hoenie were able to place and move on to the District tournament being held next weekend at Fairfield.
The Spartan’s participated in the inaugural ECC wrestling tournament this weekend placing four wrestlers in the top three in their respective weight classes.
This Friday and Saturday the Spartan wrestlers took to the mats in the 18 team Milford Invitational. While Turpin only had wrestlers in 7 out of the 14 weight classes they managed a respectable 9th place finish. Individually four Spartans placed in the top four of their weight classes. Colin Stevens, Nick Robinson and Tommy Cummins all finished in 3rd place while Quinn Hoenie got 4th.