FRANKFORT - Dylan Hester of Danville remained alive in the championship round at the State Wrestling Championships after winning his opening match Thursday in the 130-pound class.
Only one other wrestler remained alive for the Admirals entering the second day of the three-day tournament at Farnham Dudgeon Civic Center.
Hester pinned Jeremy Krivoshey of duPont Manual in 2 minutes, 49 seconds to reach this morning's second round. He was to face Jeremy Hilger of Fern Creek, who is ranked in the top two in the state in the class.
"That'll be a tough match for Dylan," Danville coach Jeff Selby said.
Derrick Lang remained alive in the consolation round of the 189-pound class. He lost a 19-3 decision in his first-round match, then rallied to pin Justin Price of Johnson Central.