The Rockie Wrestling team competed in the Merrillville Invitational on Saturday as they faced five different opponents. The Rockies finished 3-2 on the day and ended up in 3rd place overall.
The Rockies fell to the host team in their first match 65-8. They then defeated Penn 59-24 and Hammond Morton 69-12. They lost their fourth match of the day to Lafayette Harrison 60-17. Their last match of the day they faced off against Highland. They tied the Trojans 39-39 but won the match on tie breaker criteria.
Graham Calhoun at 160 was the only Rockie undefeated on the day. Finishing 4-1 were Zane DeVault (126), Gavin Banks (152), and Nate LaFree (220). Finishing 3-2 on the day were Dominic Smith (106), Trystan VanDerAa (170), and Kendall Himes (285).
The 3-2 day puts the Rockies at 11-5 on the year. Next the Rockies travel to Northwood Thursday night for another NLC battle. Start time is set for 6:45.