The Red Ledger

Wrestling slated to compete in District 9-5A championship

Alex+Vislosky+attempts+to+pick+up+his+opponent.
Back to Article
Back to Article

Wrestling slated to compete in District 9-5A championship

Alex Vislosky attempts to pick up his opponent.

Alex Vislosky attempts to pick up his opponent.

Cooper Meldrum

Alex Vislosky attempts to pick up his opponent.

Cooper Meldrum

Cooper Meldrum

Alex Vislosky attempts to pick up his opponent.

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






The boys wrestling team is set to compete today in the District 9-5A meet. The opposition will include Creekview, Highland Park, McKinney North, Melissa, Princeton, Pittsburg, RL Turner, Newman Smith, and Wylie East.

Head coach Mike Eaton said he believes in all of his varsity boys and doesn’t plan on just having a handful of his players in regionals next week.

“We have a team full that we feel all can place,” Eaton said. “Our expectations for ourselves and the whole team is to place and wrestle in next week’s regional tournament.”

Sophomore Dalton Braun said he is walking into the meet with a winning attitude and said he has pushed himself every day to succeed in this meet.

“What motivates me to wrestle well in each match is the feeling I get when I win and my hand is raised,” Braun said. “I’m going through the match in my head before it ever happens, what I’m going to do to win and how I’m going to do it.”

Preparing for meets aren’t just about staying hydrated and holding a healthy diet. Senior Johnny Dorlon discussed what he has to do to prepare mentally for an important meet like this one.

“My mental prep is just keeping myself low stress and calm,” Dorlon said. “This late in the season, you really can’t improve your technique all that much, so you just need to not psych yourself out and give 100 percent.”

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
About the Writer
Drew Gager, Staff Writer

During his first year with The RedLedger, sophomore Drew Gager will contribute as a staff writer. His hobbies include golfing and playing video games....

Leave a Comment

The Red Ledger values the opinion of its readers and encourages them to discuss its content. All comments are subject to approval by The Red Ledger staff. The Red Ledger does not allow anonymous comments and requires a valid email address. The email address will not be displayed but will be used to confirm your comments. Comments are reviewed as often as possible. Comments with inappropriate content will not be published. Once submitted, comments become the property of The Red Ledger. To see our full Comment Policy, visit https://www.theredledger.net/about-us/policies/

If you want a picture to show with your comment, go get a gravatar.




Navigate Left
  • Wrestling slated to compete in District 9-5A championship

    Community

    Leopard Look: Foreign exchange students

  • Wrestling slated to compete in District 9-5A championship

    Boys Soccer

    Boys soccer seeks to keep position in first place

  • Wrestling slated to compete in District 9-5A championship

    Boys Basketball

    Boys basketball looks to continue playoff run against rival Highland Park

  • Wrestling slated to compete in District 9-5A championship

    Featured Multimedia

    Photo Gallery: Blacklight pep rally

  • Wrestling slated to compete in District 9-5A championship

    Featured Multimedia

    Podcast: Reel Critics take aim at ‘Hollywood’s biggest night’

  • Wrestling slated to compete in District 9-5A championship

    Community

    Leopard Look: Averi Carlson

  • Wrestling slated to compete in District 9-5A championship

    Around the School

    AP seminar presentations to take place Feb. 21-22

  • Wrestling slated to compete in District 9-5A championship

    Boys Basketball

    Six for six

  • Wrestling slated to compete in District 9-5A championship

    Around the School

    Dennis Womack named interim superintendent following Moore resignation

  • Wrestling slated to compete in District 9-5A championship

    Featured Sports

    Swim and dive to travel to Austin for state meet

Navigate Right
The online student news source of Lovejoy High School
Wrestling slated to compete in District 9-5A championship