"We've all put in a lot of extra work during the offseason, and all throughout the season so when you realize you're not going to be in the state final, it's all about going after the next best thing," said Barbarise
, who was sixth for a second time.
Carmel senior Tommy Hoy (160, 37-3) inched toward his first state medal after blasting his second round opponent to advance, along with Barbarise
and McPherson into wrestleback quarterfinals Saturday morning.
(Antioch) 7-3, 3rd - Jimenez (Harvard) won by inj Sparks (Prairie Ridge) 0:00; 126: 1st -Timmons (Crystal Lake South) d.
Antioch's squad was led by second-place finishers Alex Barbarise
(35-4 at 120 pounds), Elijah Reyes (34-15 at 132), Jackie Sistrunk (43-7 at 145), and Xavier Sanchez (21-4 at 285).
The Sequoits have five individuals with state meet experience, including Barbarise
, who has already reached the state meet twice.