Noblesville High School’s varsity wrestling team has won the Hamilton Heights Sectional Championship for five straight years. Five wrestlers won individual championships as the Millers finished well ahead of the competition.
NHS ended the meet with a score of 232.50. Anderson finished in second place with 163.50, Pendleton Heights was third with 156.50 and Hamilton Heights was fourth with 155. Also competing were Elwood, Tipton, Frankton, Lapel, Guerin Catholic, Alexandria and Tri-Central.
Noblesville’s individual champions are seniors Vance Ellis, 120 pounds; Niko Barrantes, 126; and Ben Elliott, 182; and juniors Stephen Kitko, 138; and Derek Noon, 152.
In addition to the individual champions, five NHS wrestlers advanced to the Pendleton Heights regional on Feb. 8 by placing in the top four at sectionals. They include senior Jacob Wormuth, 160 pounds; freshman David Kitko, 132; freshman Mateo Barrantes, 106; sophomore Bryston Sprecher, 113; and senior Mitch Mackesey, 170.