The Fairmont Wrestling Firebirds were oh so close to advancing to the Team State Sweet 16, but were upended by Northmont, 39-38.
Both teams claimed 6 wins and a forfeit in a tightly contested match.
Winning for Fairmont were Cooper Butts, Tyler Hardy, Caleb Jarrell, Alex Burger, Brad Carroll, Mark Kimbrell, and Ahmad Doucet.
The Firebirds are in action again on Saturday for duals against Harrison and Lebanon. Action begins at 10:00 am at Trent Arena.
106: Terry Roth (NORT) over (KEFA) (For.)
113: Chad Craft (NORT) over Alex Roberds (KEFA) (TF 15-0 4:00)
120: Chase Craft (NORT) over Cody Butts (KEFA) (Fall 3:50)
126: Cooper Butts (KEFA) over Orion Blake (NORT) (Fall 5:22)
132: Tyler Hardy (KEFA) over Ezra Smith (NORT) (Fall 0:36)
138: Caleb Jarrell (KEFA) over (NORT) (For.)
145: Alex Burger (KEFA) over Kyle Gross (NORT) (Dec 5-4)
152: Brad Carroll (KEFA) over Cole Garretson (NORT) (Fall 2:15)
160: Matthew Wysong (NORT) over Benjamin Smith (KEFA) (Fall 1:00)
170: Mark Kimbrell (KEFA) over Dylan Moran (NORT) (TF 17-2 4:00)
182: Sam Wilcox (NORT) over Garett Fogel (KEFA) (MD 16-6)
195: Ahmad Doucet (KEFA) over Matthew Nearing (NORT) (Fall 1:13)
220: Dillon Edwards (NORT) over Price Fugate (KEFA) (Fall 1:08)
285: Ryan Cloud (NORT) over Cade Ball (KEFA) (Fall 0:45)