Wrestling sends 1 to State in inaugural 6A division

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he FHS Boys Wrestling Team placed second in district. Christian Rains, junior, advanced from district to regionals to state.

The FHS Boys Wrestling Team placed second in district. Christian Rains, junior, advanced from district to regionals to state.

Christian Rains, Friendswood High School junior, placed 7th at the State Wrestling Tournament in Garland recently, according to Coach Michael Lowe.

Rains advanced after taking third place at the Regional tournament. Mustang Wrestlers placed 17th as a team at Regionals as well as advancing Rains to the state tournament.

At Regionals, Austin Thatcher took 6th, while Baily West, Jessica Rodriguez and Jacob Brown each advanced to the consolation Quarterfinals prior to being eliminated from the tournament.

The Varsity Wrestlers had phenomenal showing at the District Tournament in their inaugural season at 6A.

The Boys Team finished 2nd to perennial powerhouse Houston Westside and qualified 6 with three more as alternates for Regionals this weekend, February 13-14 at the Cy-Fair Berry Center, according to Lowe.

Both female wrestlers also advanced to Regionals having 1 qualify and 1 alternate.