Caldwell County Puts Four Wrestlers on Medal Podium at State

Caldwell County put four wrestlers on the awards podium Saturday at the KHSAA State Wrestling Tournament in Lexington.

Collin Teutsch made his first trip to the medal podium.  The freshman finished sixth in the 106-pound class, falling to Wayne County’s Colin Tucker 4-2 in his final match of the day.

Riley Johnson made his second straight trip to the podium.  He finished seventh in the 113-pound class after an 8-0 major decision over Ryle’s Joey Sander.  Johnson finished eighth at 106 last year.

Dylan Walls placed at the state tournament for the third straight year with an eighth place finish in the 126-pound class.  He finished eighth at 120 last year and seventh at 106 in 2018

Colin Walls reached the podium for the first time, finishing eighth at 152.

As a team, Caldwell County just missed their second top-20 finish in three years.  Their 47 points was good for a tie for 21st place.