The Penn Kingsmen wrestling team took to the mats at the East Chicago Semi-State Finals on Saturday Feb. 12, 2022. Penn advanced 11 to Semi state and 6 made it through the grueling first two rounds on Saturday to punch their ticket to Gainbridge Fieldhouse in Indianapolis for the State Championships. Out of the 38 teams that were represented at the Semi-State, the Kingsmen took second with 106 point behind the Crown Point Bulldogs with 253 points.
The six Kingsmen wrestlers who advance to State are:
113: Dylan Bennett (4th place at Semi-State)
126: Matteo Vargo 2nd place
132: Bryce Denton 3rd place
138: Wesley Harper 4th place
160: A.J. Steenbeke 3rd place
220: Juan Grange 2nd place