Pirate Grapplers Open with Win at Providence

The Charlestown Pirate Wrestling team got their 2014-15 season underway Wednesday evening, and courtesy of a 53-21 victory at Providence.  Victorious for Charlestown included Tyler Olsen (182 class), Tanner Smith (113 class), Isiah Watkins (120 class), Darian Zies (126 class), Cameron Hopson (132 class), Bryant Haynes (145 class), Dillon Gray (152 class), Conner Applegate (160 class), and Zach Higdon (170 class).  The coaching staff was pleased it get the win in the first match of the season, however even more pleased with the improvement of the team as a whole since last season.  The Pirates will travel to New Castle Indiana for their invitational tournament this Saturday.