Batesville Pioneer wrestlers earn medals at 4A Tournament in LR

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Featured image (from left): BHS Pioneers DJ Van Stanford, Garrett Rice, Fernando Carroza, and Eric Carroza

The Batesville Pioneer Wrestling team had four out of eight competing athletes earn medals Saturday at the 4A East Conference Tournament in Little Rock.

All four were also named all-conference.

Fernando Carroza won first place in his class and is the conference champion of the 4A East in the 113 class. Eric Carroza placed second in the 106 class as a freshman. DJ Van Stanford placed third in the 120 class as a freshman. And Garrett Rice won third place in the 126 class as a freshman.

The state tournament is next Friday and Saturday at UALR in Little Rock.

Image and info via BHS Head Wrestling Coach Ryan Morrow

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