Three Pirates will represent Charlestown High School in this weekend’s Evansville Reitz semi-state. Colin Knox placed 3rd and advanced in the 120 pound weight class while Ben Phillips (138) and Sean Baker (285) both placed 4th and advanced. The semi-state will be held at the Ford Center at 10:00 A.M. Best wishes to Colin, Ben, and Sean.
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The Charlestown Pirates wrestled at the Jeffersonville Sectional this past weekend. Twelve wrestlers participated, eleven made the podium, and nine qualified for the regional next Saturday, also to be held at Jeffersonville. Complete results are as follows:
106: Micah Keltner (5th)
**113: Austin Cooper (2nd)
**120: Colin Knox (2nd)
**126: Jakob Lewellen (4th)
132: Jesse Wheeler (DNP)
**138: Ben Phillips (3rd)
145: Mark Sherrill (5th)
**152: Peyton Hamm (3rd)
**170: Deke Brown (4th)
**180: Manuel Ordorica (3rd)
**285: Sean Baker (Champion)
**denotes a regional qualifier
Charlestown finished 4th as a team behind Eastern, Tell City and Jeffersonville. Good work guys! Pirate Strong! 💪🏼
Article contributed by WPMQ staff. Photos contributed by the wrestling program.
The Pirate wrestling team took runners up at last week’s Mid Southern Conference championships at Eastern High School. The Pirates won in six weight classes, placed second in two, and 4th in two out of a total 14 weight classes, 6 total schools. Freshman Ben Phillips; Sophomores Deke Brown, Colin Knox, and Manuel Ordorica; and Seniors Sean Baker and Peyton Hamm all won conference, while Freshman Jakob Lewellen; Sophomore Lucas Gagnon; and Seniors Austin Cooper and Mark Sherrill all placed as runners up; and Freshmen Carlos Lozano and Jesse Wheeler placed 4th for the Pirates. Team results are as seen below:
Special thanks to Dennis Gagnon for the photo submissions:
Article submission by WPMQ staff.
The Charlestown HS Pirate Wrestling team opened their regular season defeating Providence HS Thursday evening on the road to a 54-15 final. Picking up pins for Charlestown were Darien Zies at 126, Mark Sherrill at 138, Logan Hurricane at 152, and Josh Rijos at 220 lbs. Also winning for the Pirates were Austin Cooper at 106, Ethanol Smith at 145, Blake Jones at 160, Sean Baker at 285, Charles Dickens at 170 and Jacob VanMeter at 182. “We wrestled very well for our first match of the season”, commented Pirate Coaches on the win.
The Mid-Southern Conference Wrestling meet, originally scheduled for the morning of January 23rd has been moved to Saturday evening (January 23rd). The meet will start in the CHS Sports Arena (Auxiliary section) at 6:00 pm with weigh-ins beginning at 5:00 pm.
The Lady Pirate Basketball game will be played as scheduled in the CHS Sports Arena, Saturday night with the JV game tipping at 6:00 pm and Varsity at approximately 7:30 pm.
The Pirate Basketball games scheduled for 6:00 pm (JV) and 7:30 pm (Varsity) at Corydon Saturday night has been POSTPONED TO February 20th.
The following events have been cancelled, announced today by the CHS Athletic Department:
-Junior Varsity Boys Basketball against New Washington, originally scheduled for Monday, November 23, 2015.
-JV Wrestling Invitational, hosted by Charlestown High School, originally scheduled for tomorrow, Saturday November 21, 2015.
Just a reminder that the Lady Pirate Basketball team will face off in a conference match-up tonight against Corydon Central with the JV tipping at 6:00 pm. Also, next Tuesday night, 11/24/15, is PACK THE HOUSE NIGHT! We need everyone in attendance Tuesday night for our Pirate & Lady Pirate Varsity Double Header against New Washington. Girls will tip at 6:00 pm and the Boys will follow! We have a lot of events and recognition planned for that night, make sure you are here so we can PACK THE HOUSE!!