Brother Martin, Holy Cross in team leads heading to final day of state wrestling championships

Posted by: Ken Trahan--President, SportsNOLA in Prep Sports



Brother Martin and Holy Cross hold narrow leads heading into the final day of the 2012 Louisiana High School Wrestling State Championships at the Pontchartrain Center in Kenner.

Both teams were considered favorites in their respective divisions heading into the finals. Both teams wrestled to that level on Saturday.

The Crusaders hold a slim two-point lead over Jesuit in Division I while Catholic is just six points back and defending state champ Rummel is 11.5 points behind.

Holy Cross is 2.5 points up on Teurlings Catholic and 8.5 points ahead of Live Oak in Division II.

In Division III, Brusly holds a 6.5 point lead over John Curtis and a 9.5 point lead over Thomas Jefferson.

All top seeds have advanced to the semifinals in every class.