Highland senior Trent Rakers gets in position to pin Carlyle’s Bryce Marlow in the first period of their 170-pound match Monday, Jan. 23 at Highland High School. Despite wrestling above his weight, Rakers pinned Marlow in 65 seconds and the victory moved Rakers into a tie with former two-time state champion Tanner Farmer for the most career wins in school history with 134. Rakers then went on to win go 5-0 at the MVC Super Duals and set the new benchmark number to 139 prior to this weekend’s regional tournament at Jerseyville.
Highland senior Trent Rakers gets in position to pin Carlyle’s Bryce Marlow in the first period of their 170-pound match Monday, Jan. 23 at Highland High School. Despite wrestling above his weight, Rakers pinned Marlow in 65 seconds and the victory moved Rakers into a tie with former two-time state champion Tanner Farmer for the most career wins in school history with 134. Rakers then went on to win go 5-0 at the MVC Super Duals and set the new benchmark number to 139 prior to this weekend’s regional tournament at Jerseyville. Daniel Fussner dfussner@bnd.com
Highland senior Trent Rakers gets in position to pin Carlyle’s Bryce Marlow in the first period of their 170-pound match Monday, Jan. 23 at Highland High School. Despite wrestling above his weight, Rakers pinned Marlow in 65 seconds and the victory moved Rakers into a tie with former two-time state champion Tanner Farmer for the most career wins in school history with 134. Rakers then went on to win go 5-0 at the MVC Super Duals and set the new benchmark number to 139 prior to this weekend’s regional tournament at Jerseyville. Daniel Fussner dfussner@bnd.com

Rakers reigns as Highland’s leader in career wins

January 30, 2017 01:55 PM