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Irish send four to state, take second as a team at districts

Posted: Thursday, Feb 21st, 2013

Waldport 160-pound wrestler Josh O'Brien shook off a late season mini-slump to claim the individual championship of his respective bracket at the 2A Special District One Championships in Vernonia on Saturday. O'Brien will be the second seed at the 2A/1A State Tournament. (Photo by Jovita Ballentine)

Anything can happen in a district wrestling meet setting, and nothing is guaranteed, as the Waldport wrestling team found out on Saturday.

Four members of the Irish clinched berths at the 2A/1A State Championships this Friday and Saturday but it wasn't the quartet many originally anticipated.

For the complete article see the 02-21-2013 issue.

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