High School Sports

Airport matmen ready for Region 5-3A opener

Airport opens the Region 5-3A wrestling season on Wednesday at home against archrival Brookland-Cayce.

Chris Phillips, Josh Stevenson and Adam Welch have been the Eagle standouts to date. Phillips went through December with a perfect 18-0 record at 215 pounds. Phillips closed out the first month with a championship effort at the Mayplant Credit Union Holiday Classic tournament at Lugoff-Elgin. Stevenson is 17-1 with his only loss coming in the 160 final at the L-E tournament. Welch is 14-3 at 119.