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Joe Boots lead Panther wrestlers


Joe Boots won all 10 of his matches in leading Prairie Heights in the War on the Wabash Invitational wrestling meet held this past Friday and Saturday at Lafayette Harrison.

Boots pinned eight of his victims in the 138-point weight flight.

Going 9-1 for the Panthers were Kyle Mockenstrum at 113 pounds and Mike Gaetz at 195. Doug Levitz posted an 8-2 mark with six pins at 126 and Justin Clark was 7-3 at 106.

Prairie Heights went 4-6 in their team decisions. The Panthers beat Rossville (60-21), Fairhaven (48-28), Hammond Gavit (57-21) and South Bend Riley (36-34). They lost to Lafayette Harrison (45-27), Griffith (41-33), Lake Central (54-19), LaPorte (48-36), Goshen (54-23) and Columbus North (46-36).