2017 YEAR IN REVIEW: PHS wrestlers take second at state meet


Powell High School wrestlers rallied to finish second at the Class 3A State Championship after sitting in fourth place after the first day of competition.

Two individual wrestlers also accomplished their goals of becoming state champions: Reese Karst at 132 pounds and Ty Dearcorn at 170 pounds.

At 195 pounds, Zach Easum finished second.

Also placing in the top eight were, Bo Dearcorn fifth at 145 pounds, Eli Briggs at 182 pounds, Terrance McLaughlin at 285-pounds; placing sixth was Michael Maddox at 113 pounds, Brody Karhu at 138 pounds and Logan Lamb at 220 pounds.

Head coach Nate Urbach said that the future was bright for the team at the conclusion of the 2016-2017 season.

Powell lost only six seniors last season.