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Seven Lowell wrestlers medal at state

By all standards it was quite a day at the Palace for the Lowell wrestling team.The Red Arrows sent 10 wrestlers to the Divison 2 Individual state tournament and  seven returned on Saturday night as state medalists.

Lowell garnered three firsts, one second, a fourth, a seventh and an eighth-place finish. The only Divison 2 school who could boast of better numbers was top ranked St. Johns. The Redwings placed nine wrestlers.

Winning state titles for the Red Arrows were Gabe Morse (140), Andrew Morse (145) and Gabe Dean (189).

Gabe Morse defeated Taylor Grenawalt, Haslett, Dec. 9-3. Andrew Morse dominated in his 12-0 win over Mason’s Nick Starzec. Dean needed overtime before upending Jackson Lewis, Madison Heights Lamphere, 5-3.

Senior Dan Fleet battled six minutes before falling to St. Johns’ Jordan Wohlfort, 14-6, finishing second. Garret Stehley, 189, placed fourth. He was pinned  (5:34) in overtime by Linden’s Kyle Fisher. Bailey Jack, 103, came home in seventh after a 6-4 overtime decision against Owosso’s Cody Chase. Wade Schlosser, 171, placed eighth after losing his final match of the day to Farmington Hills Harrison’s Sultan Hubbard, via a fall (1:54).