Danville's Hester advances at state wrestling meet

February 27, 2004

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.


Jacob Phillips (135 pounds), Matt Booth (140) and Philip Mathis (152) were eliminated after losing their first-round match and their first consolation match.

Danville results

130 - Dylan Hester (Danville) def. Jeremy Krivoshey (DuPont Manual), 2:49;

135 - Jacob Phillips (Danville) lost to Joey Sivado (DeSales) 14-2; lost to Doug Foster (Fern Creek), 1:49

140 - Matt Booth (Danville) lost to Andrew Kochler (Ryle), 1:25; lost to Mike Braswell (Woodford County) 15-5.

152 - Philip Mathis (Danville) lost to Mike Nolan (Campbell County), :18; lost to Chris Creamer (Hopkinsville), :43.

189 - Derrick Lang (Danville) lost to Dale Stone (Conner) 19-3; def. Justin Price (Johnson Central), 1:28.

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