The Thunderhawk Matmen placed 4th in the GMC this past Saturday. Going into the Championship finals, East was in 3rd leading Oak Hills by 1 pt. Unfortunately, Oak Hills had a stronger final round and ended up in 3rd behind #1 Mason and #2 Fairfield.
East had 7 placers, 4 of which are underclassmen. Jon Spaulding (Sr., 285 lbs.) captured his 2nd GMC Championship, while Kemal Sarvalov (Sr., 220 lbs.) captured his first GMC Title.
Placing 2nd for East was Cristian Chavez (So., 113 lbs.) and Drew Katona (Jr., 182 lbs.). Placing 4th for East was Jason Reeves (Fr., 106 lbs.), Alex Epstein (Fr., 120 lbs.), and Matt Spaulding (Sr., 195 lbs.).
Next up for the Hawks is the Sectional Championships at Centerville H.S. on February 24th and 25th. The top 4 placers at each weight will qualify for the District Championships the following week.