Prep State Wrestling


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National qualifiers Nate Gwynn and Denzel Poulter posing for a picture with their coaches.

Hudson Cross, staff writer

The McKinney Christian wrestlers competed at the Prep State tournament in Houston on Saturday, February 1. Junior Nate Gwynn and Sophomore Denzel Poulter were both able to qualify for nationals after placing top three in their weight classes. When second place finisher Nate Gwynn was asked about how much this Prep State tournament meant to the team he stated, “After a long season of hard work, I was glad we were finally able to display what we’ve learned and fight for a state title.” The wrestling team will host the TAPPS State Wrestling Tournament February 15 here at MCA.

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Sophomore Denzel Pourter finished third place on the podium for the 170 pound weight class.
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Junior Nate Gwynn finished 2nd place on the podium for the 120 pound weight class.