The Plymouth Rockie Wrestlers started the new year with a big NLC win Tuesday night vs Elkhart Memorial. The final score was 31-30.
After the Rockies fell at 106 lbs, they trailed 30-25 with two matches remaining. They had to win both matches to pick up the NLC victory. Nate Derifield earned an overtime victory over his Memorial opponent at 120 lbs with a take down 11-9. Then Dom Smith won 10-5 at 126 lbs to push the Rockies over the top for the NLC win.
Also winning for the Rockies were Jordan Howard (132), Fernando Rebollo (145), Graham Calhoun (170), Diego Garcia (220), and Andrew Himes.
The win moves the Rockies to 1-5 in the NLC and 13-9 overall. Next up the Rockies travel to Concord Thursday night for their final NLC meet of the season.
Cei Bowen (138) and Cage Long (160) win JV matches for the Rockies to start the evening.