From The Tribune staff reports
TRUSSVILLE — The Trussville City Council honored the Hewitt-Trussville Middle School (HTMS) Boys Wrestling team at the regular council meeting on Thursday, April 7.
The HTMS boys Wrestling team competed in the Metro Tournament on January 28-29, 2022 at Thompson Middle School in Alabaster.
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Seventh-grader Karter Burke and eighth-grader Zane Jones finished in 4th place in their respective competitions, seventh-grader Camden Hanks, and eighth-graders Gavin Bittle and Braxon Reaves finished 3rd in their respective competitions, eighth-graders Ian Hodgin, Nathan Mullinax, Brady Ryan, and Joshua Moore finished 2nd in their respective competitions, eighth-grader Delvecchio “Deuce” Alston clinched first place in his competition, and seventh-graders Archer Warren and Eli Abney and eighth-graders Preston Bozeman and Ryder Gray also scored points to help the team win the Metro Tournament over all its rivals.
The season-long winning performances by all 24 seventh-graders and 23 eighth-grader student-athletes bode well for the future of the entire Hewitt-Trussville wrestling program.
The Mayor and City Council of the City of Trussville, Alabama do congratulate HTMS, Head Coach Matthew Ryan, Assistant Coach Doug Benton; High School Coaches Christopher Pike, Brad Hettich, Scott Robertson, Scott Hastings, and Jared Box; the entire team and their families on their successful season.