Multiple Teams · Wrestlers record 9th straight sectional title and advance 12 to regional

The New Castle wrestling program continued its tradition of excellence over the weekend, winning its 9th consecutive sectional title and 40th overall (2nd most in state history).  On the way to securing the title, the Trojans had 5 individual champions, 2  runner-up finishes, 3 3rd place finishes, and 2 4th place finishers.  In all, twelve New Castle wrestlers will be representing the Trojans at regional this Saturday at Richmond High School.  The top four finishers at each weight class will advance to semi-state, which will be held at New Castle High School on February 15th.  You can follow regional action on

2014 Sectional (Tri High School)

Top team scores: 1. New Castle 237, 2. Centerville 200, 3. Eastern Hancock 142, 4. Knightstown 127
120: Tim Anderson (New Castle) 32-4
126: Garrett Marsh (New Castle) 28-6
152: Johnny Luna (New Castle) 32-5
160: Luke Decker (New Castle) 33-3
170: Caleb Hoots (New Castle) 29-4
Other New Castle advancers: Trenton Whitaker (4th 113), Brad Broyles (2nd 132), Billy Decker (3rd 145), Hunter Davis (4th 182), Ross Phillips (3rd 195), Austin Walls (3rd 220), Dakota Myers (2nd 285)
Wrestlers advance to: Richmond regional (New Castle semistate)