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Wrestling: Hurley, Devault each place fifth

Penn’s Rockne Hurley and Hezzy Devault each placed fifth in the state at the IHSAA high school wrestling State Championships on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019.

Hurley took fifth in the 195-pound weight class. He defeated Cale Gray of Norwell 3-1 in the fifth-place match. Hurley defeated Charlie Agnew of Huntington North, 9-5 in consolation first-round action.

Hurley advanced to the quarterfinals with a pin in 5:37 against Chandler Chapman of Jay County, but lost to K.J. Roudebush of Tipton, 5-1.

Devault placed fifth at 285. He scored a 2-1 decision in the fifth-place match against Jermichael Watts of Indianapolis North Central. Devault defeated Muhammad Sidibe of Indianapolis Ben Davis, 1-0, in the consolation first round.

Devault pinned Crae Kunkleman of Hamilton Southeastern in 3:03 to advance to the quarterfinals, and was defeated 7-2 by Dorian Keys of Brownsburg.