Macomb TownshipFebruary 19, 2014
Local wrestlers battle their way to individual state finals
By Jason Carmel Davis
C & G Staff Writer
Macomb Dakota 119-pound grappler Zack Prater, pictured during a 2014 MHSAA D-1 regional match Feb. 15, is one of seven Cougars wrestlers to qualify for the state finals.
Seven wrestlers from Macomb Dakota and one Macomb Lutheran North grappler will compete at the 2014 Michigan High School Athletic Association state finals after battling their way through regionals.
The wrestlers competed in 2014 MHSAA Division 1 (Dakota) and Division 3 (Lutheran North) regionals Feb. 15.
The state finals take place Feb. 27-March 1 at The Palace of Auburn Hills.
Listed are the Dakota and Lutheran North wrestlers who qualified for the state finals. The top four wrestlers in each weight class at regionals advanced to the state finals.
The Dakota team squares off against Hartland at 3:15 p.m. Feb. 21 at Kellogg Arena in Battle Creek in D-1 team state quarterfinal.
Zack Prater — 119 pounds
Kyle Cendrowski — 135
Alex Bozinovski — 152
Jake Johnson — 160
Josh Burnham — 171
Greg Brohl — 189
Antonio Balabani — 215
Macomb Lutheran North
Kyle Schwark — 160