Wrestling Sends Three to Sectionals

Garrett St. Clair holds up the winning bracket after finishing first in the 220-lb. weight class. (photo credit / @wvhswrestle)

Waubonsie Valley wrestling took home two championships and a third-place finish at the IHSA Regional at Marmion Academy on Saturday.

Junior Charlie Millington improved to 25-9 after placing first in the 285-lb. class. After pinning Marmion’s Brandon Bryan, Millington defeated second-seeded Abbas Abdulkadhim of West Aurora by a 9-4 decision. In the finals, Millington pinned the top seed, East Aurora’s Ulises Apantenco.

In the 220-lb. class, top-seeded senior Garrett St. Clair beat Marmion’s Jack Bazukas, 1-0, before toppling third-seeded Alex Richards from Batavia, 10-4.

Freshman Antonio Torres was the second seed in the 152-lb. class. He pinned Marmion’s Dominic Bermudez and beat Naperville North’s Kyle Plank before falling to Batavia’s Justin Major, finishing second.

Charlie Millington holds up the winning bracket after finishing first in the 285-lb. weight class. (photo credit / @wvhswrestle)

Freshman Nathan Pappas held his own in the 170-lb. class by upsetting third-seeded Latron Cannon from East Aurora, 7-4. He finished fourth after beating Batavia’s Alan Poreba.

St. Clair, Millington and Torres advances to the IHSA Sectionals at Bolingbrook High School on February 9.