Butler junior high wrestlers place 2nd

Butlerís junior high wrestling team placed second at the Norwin Duals.

The effort included four team wins, including a 54-43 victory over Plum after the Golden Tornado had fallen into a 37-12 hole. Byron Manchester used a first-period fall to start the comeback. Colin Hoffman, after being down 9-1, came back to get a fall in the 2nd period.

Other wins came against Pine-Richland (74-15), Gateway (94-3) and Upper St. Clair (75-15) before the Tornado fell in the title match to Norwin.

Butlerís outstanding wrestlers at the event included:

Levi Donnell (5-0, three pins), Byron Manchester (3-0, two pins), Colin Hoffman (3-0, two pins), Cooper Baxter (5-0, four pins), Jacob Pomykata (5-0, two pins), Shawndell Zapata (4-0, two pins)