Wrestling Firebirds keep up the fight

Wrestling Firebirds keep up the fight

By Jenny Sharpe, Sports Editor

On Thursday, Jan. 19, the Wrestling Firebirds defeated Miamisburg, 46-19.

Winning for Fairmont were freshman Caleb Jarrell, sophomores Cody Ball and Josh Parrett, juniors Matt Denlinger, Robert Nsenga and Mark Tulloch, and seniors Ryan Huffman, Justin Kihn and Tommy Kimbrell.

The Firebirds also finished 5th at the Mason Tournament over the weekend. Parrett (120) and Kimbrell (170) were tournament champions for the Firebirds. Kimbrell was also named the tournament’s Outstanding Wrestler.

Kihn (126) and Denlinger (132) were finalists and finished 2nd. Also placing were sophomores Colin Del Valle (6th-106) and Brandon Boykin (4th-152), Huffman (4th-138), junior Drew Plumlee (4th-182), Nsenga (5th-195) and Tulloch (6th-285).