Lexington standout Alex Morales is now 2-for-2 at individual wrestling tournaments this season after winning 171-pound honors last weekend at the Beef O’Bradys event in Fort Mill.
Morales opened the season with a successful title run at the Palmetto State Classic.
This time, the Wildcats senior star need a 6-0 performance to claim top honors at the large, two-pool gathering. Morales was 4-0 in pool matches, 2-0 in the championship round with both win coming by fall.
The Wildcats had a strong showing as a team, edging out Fort Mill and Eastside with second place behind champion Mooresville (NC). Lexington rang up 157 team points, 1.5 points better than Fort Mill and Eastside.
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Nate Meager and Jackson Meyers joined Morales in the championship finals. Meager was the winner at 215 pounds. Meyers was the runner-up at 103. Meager finished with a 4-0 record, while Meyers finished 3-2 overall.
Russell Taylor (3rd place at 119, 3-2 record), Cody Bonham (4th at 125, 2-3) and Zach Heap (4th at 140, 3-3) were the other Wildcat place finishers.