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Kingsley Wrestlers, Weightlifters Place at State Finals

Congratulations to our Kingsley student-athletes for a fantastic weekend at State Finals for high school wrestling and powerlifting.


photos from Kristin Goethals

Ten wrestlers qualified for the MHSAA State Finals, division III, and headed to Ford Field to compete, with three placing at the tournament:

Top Finishers:

126 lbs

2nd place - Gavyn Merchant


1st place - Kyan Fessenden

190 lbs

6th place - Sam Goethals

Team Results:

132 lbs

Cameron Fryer (1-2) DNP

Jon Pearson (1-2) DNP

138 lbs

Isaac Grahn (0-2) DNP

144 lbs

Justin Grahn (1-2) DNP

165 lbs

Caleb Bott (1-2) DNP

175 lbs

Maximus Goethals (1-2) DNP

285 lbs

Raymond VanDyke (1-2) DNP


Five powerlifters qualified for the MHSPA State Finals at Adrian High School, and four headed downstate to compete, with all of them finishing in the Top 10!


123 lbs

9th place - Korbin Bedford

132 lbs

8th place - Connor Johnson

148 lbs

9th place - Sierra Billiau

155 lbs

Runner Up - Nathan Fasel


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