The Melissa Lady Cardinal wrestling team traveled to Plano East on Saturday, Nov. 12 to take on 13 schools in the 5A and 6A divisions. Melissa finished in 6th place overall, missing 5th by half a point.
Medalists and placers included team captain Makayla Watson, 2nd place; Hastings Fredrick, 2nd place; and Sara Keeton, 4th place. Wrestlers Paige Anderson, Courtney Chamberlain, and Lily Rogers also recorded pins.
“The girls really did an outstanding job,” said coach Rick Gagarin. “This is the first time that Melissa has had so many girls that won and placed in a 6A tournament as their first experience with wrestling. It’s going to be an exciting year.”
The team will compete at Frisco Wakeland this Thursday evening, then at Rockwall Heath on Saturday, Nov. 19.
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