East’s Nick South wins wrestling state championship

9:41 P.M. UPDATE: Nick South, Columbus East, has won a state championship in the 170 weight class over Clayton Fielden, Garrett. For more wrestling results, check back here or pick up a Sunday Republic.

8:40 P.M. UPDATE: Cayden Rooks, Columbus East, has won a state championship over Wawassee’s Braxton Alexander. Rooks did a backflip on the mat after winning the championship. For more wrestling results, check back here or pick up a Sunday Republic.

ORIGINAL STORY:

INDIANAPOLIS — Two Columbus East High School wrestlers have made it to the state finals tonight in Indianapolis.

Wrestlers competing are:

138 lbs.
Cayden Rooks, Columbus East (45-1) vs. Braxton Alexander, Wawasee (41-1)

Columbus East's Cayden Rooks wrestles Boonville's Patrick Mayes in the 138-pound class of the Evansville Semistate wrestling tournament, Saturday, February 9, 2019 in Evansville, Ind. Jeremy Hogan | for The Republic
Columbus East’s Cayden Rooks wrestles Boonville’s Patrick Mayes in the 138-pound class of the¬†Evansville Semistate wrestling tournament, Saturday, February 9, 2019 in Evansville, Ind. Jeremy Hogan | for The Republic

and

170 lbs.
Clayton Fielden, Garrett (43-3), Nick South, Columbus East (46-0)

For more, check back here later tonight or pick up a Sunday Republic.