from staff reports
TRAVERSE CITY — St. Francis defended its Division 4 team district wrestling title Thursday by beating Mancelona 36-30.
Mancelona advanced to the final with a 42-30 win over Frankfort.
The Gladiators had wins from Trica Martin at 112, Eric Wales at 119, Zach Schaub at 125, Sam Surgalski at 130, Matt Mawby at 135 and Ben Jamieson at 140. Martin, Wales, Schaub and Mawby won by pin.
Mancelona had five wrestlers finish 2-0 on the night — Cody Fuller at 103, Tevin Nygren at152, Micah Burroughs at 160, Tristan Waters at 215 and Keegan Richardson at 285.
The individual districts are Saturday at Manton.
St. Francis advances to the team regional at Pine River next Thursday.