McCreary Central’s Nathan Prosser and Ryan Strunk will represent the Raiders this weekend at the Kentucky High School Athletic Association State Wrestling Tournament in Lexington.
Prosser (44-4) placed second in the 7th Region Wrestling Tournament at Boyle County this past weekend, falling to Christopher Morrow of Madison Central in the championship bout in the 170-pound class.
Strunk (31-8) finished fourth, dropping his final match to Henry Clay’s Christian Shelby in the 152-pound class.
This marks the second time Prosser, a Sophomore, and Strunk, a Junior, have qualified for the State Tournament, with both advancing last year.
Connor Ball (182-lbs) qualified as an alternate for the team thanks to his fifth-place finish in the Region.
Seth Anderson (220-lbs) and Donovan Lay (160-lbs) placed sixth this past weekend, Braxton Newton (195-lbs) placed seventh, while Ruben Martinez (106-lbs), Luke Anderson (120-lbs) and Drew Bell (126-lbs) placed eighth.
The Raiders as a team finished ninth.