The LaRue County Mat Hawks traveled to Columbia, Kentucky on Saturday to compete at the KYWCA State Duals Championships. The Hawks defeated Fort Campbell 71-12 and Frederick Douglass 55-21 to advance to the semi-finals against Walton Verona. In a hotly contested bout, key pins by Austin Shaffer and Chris Morton propelled the Hawks to defeat Walton Verona 42-39 sending the Hawks to their first state finals since 2011. In the finals, the Hawks wrestled Union County dropping a 57-14 decision.

2nd Place KYWCA State Duals Small School

Duals Results

LaRue County 71 over Fort Campbell 12

LaRue County 55 over Frederick Douglass 21

LaRue County 42 over Walton Verona 39

Union County 57 over LaRue County 15

Individual Results

106lbs Drew Yinglng 3-1

113lbs Corey Westover 3-1

120lbs Gabe Fortier 3-0

126lbs Thomas Hoppes 4-0

132lbs Jabin Hite 3-1

138lbs Austin Shaffer 3-1

145lbs Matthew Ball 2-1

152lbs Chris Morton 2-2

160lbs Dylan Lambert 1-3

170lbs Thomas Boone 3-1

182lbs Josh Harper 2-2

195lbs Austin Waggoner 0-1

195lbs Levi Logsdon 0-2

220lbs Bryce Firquin 0-2

285lbs Tucker Shelton 3-1