February 25, 2008
The Louisa wrestling team earned second place in the Region II Wrestling Tournament tonight, marking the highest placing for the Lions in school history. All seven Jefferson District schools hit the mats at Orange County High School, with many wrestlers performing well.
Five Louisa wrestlers, along with two from Monticello, took part in championship matches. Wrestlers from Fluvanna, Western Albemarle, and William Monroe each placed third in several respective weight classes. Wrestlers from the Northwest and Dulles Districts also participated in the championship at Orange.
Many will represent their schools in the state championships, which take place March 7-8 in Salem. Click on the above video link to see highlights from tonight's event.