Several wrestlers and gymnasts, as well as one bowler, from and will be competing this weekend in their respective state championships.
Mentor High students Dillon Ashton, Warren Ashton, Alex Sweeney and Jordan Victor all qualified to compete in the state wrestling meet today, Friday and Saturday at Value City Arena in Columbus. Furthermore, Sweeney qualified as a district champion.
Five Lake Catholic Cougars will join them in Columbus – Matt Fee, David Coates, Brad Taton, Dan Bryan and Ryan Lestock. This is Fee's third trip to the state tournament.
The Mentor High gymnastics team qualified to compete in the state competition Friday at Hilliard Bradley High School in Hilliard, OH.
Also, Cardinals and Cougar Rachel Gurley earned spots in the individual state gymnastics competition, which will happen Saturday in Hilliard.
Finally, will compete in the boys bowling state tournament as an individual Saturday in Columbus. He is the first Mentor High Student to compete in the state bowling tournament.