2018-03-12 / Sports

Webster places sixth


Marlette’s Andrew Webster sends an opponent to the mat during the wrestling state championships last weekend. 
Photo by Yolanda Hayward Marlette’s Andrew Webster sends an opponent to the mat during the wrestling state championships last weekend. Photo by Yolanda Hayward DETROIT — Marlette’s Andrew Webster placed sixth at the state meet at Ford Field March 3.

In Division 4, 112 pounds, Webster scored a 13-6 decision over Connor Fitzpatrick of Jackson Lumen Christi. It was Webster’s first win at State after qualifying the last two seasons.

In the quarterfinals, the Raiders’ four-year standout, lost in overtime, 7-5, to Bangor’s Daniel Villalobos. Webster recharged in the consolation bracket with wins over Alexander Bastien of Pittsford (11-6) and Zach Ouilette of Oscoda (6-2).

A chance for third place eluded him in the next match, getting pinned in :55 seconds against Zachary Goss of Vassar, who went on to take 3rd.

Webster then finished his day with a, 9-7, loss to Villalobos and settled for a sixth place medal and an overall record of 30-11.

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