November 15th, 2017

St. X wrestling ranked No. 2, Trinity No. 23

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Conor Revell

Staff Writer

St. X wrestling ranked No. 2, Trinity No. 23
St. X wrestling / photo from St. Xavier website

St. Xavier’s wrestling team is ranked No. 2 in the pre-season poll and is looking to win their first state title in five years.

The Tigers will be led by senior Konner Kraeszig who is ranked No. 1 in the 152-pound weight class and finished second in the 113 weight class last year as a junior.

Last year was bittersweet year as St. X sent four grapplers to the state title match in their respective weight classes but came up empty handed each time and finished second as a team.

Union County was the team that beat the Tigers, winning the team state title for a second straight year and third in four years.

St. X is ranked second as a team in this year’s pre-season poll – and is behind Union County who is seeking a third straight championship.

Trinity is the only other LCSN team in the pre-season rankings and is No. 24 after finishing 38th as a team at state last year.

1. Union County

2. St. Xavier

3. Woodford County

4. Walton-Verona

5. Johnson Central

6. Wayne County

7. Oldham County

8. Madison Central

9. Ryle

10. Male

11. John Hardin

12. Christian County

13. Taylor County

14. Scott

15. Calloway County

16. Meade County

17. Apollo

18. LaRue County

19. Harrison County

20. Moore

21. North Oldham

22. Simon Kenton

23. Trinity

24. Henry Clay

25. Cooper


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