Jared Ball places third at wrestling state championships

Courtesy of Brendan Moody

Courtesy of Brendan Moody

Sophomore Jared Ball placed third in his weight class at the wrestling state championships on March 3-5 at the Schottenstein Center.

   Ball was the only wrestler from Darby to qualify for the state contest and this is his second year going. He said he was ill during the competition, but is pleased with his performance nonetheless.

  Ball was appreciative of the outpour of support at his competition..    

  “My favorite part was having my family and friends there supporting me after each match,” he said.

  He is focused on improving next season.

  “My hopes for next season is to do better, maybe get more people to states and [to] place higher.” Ball stated.

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