A talented group of Gibson Southern grapplers highlight the 2017-18 Daily Clarion All-County Wrestling team.
In total, 11 of the 14 wrestlers are Titans, led by Clay Singleton. Singleton was one of two semi-state qualifiers from Gibson County in 2018.
As a junior, Singleton supported a 33-6 record, before falling 3-1 in the ticket round of the semi-state. He won a regional title at the Evansville North regional at 160 pounds, and earned runner-up finishes at the Pocket Athletic Conference tournament, and Evansville Central sectional.
Owen Bryant was the counties other semi-state qualifier, after earning a pair of third-place finishes at the sectional and regional at 138 pounds for the Titans. The freshman finished the season with a 27-15 record, and placed third at the PAC tournament.
At 106 pounds, Isaiah Kiesel from Gibson Southern posted a 16-17 record and was a regional qualifier. The sophomore finished fifth at the PAC tournament. Christian Polen represents the Titans at 113, finishing the season at 30-7, while qualifying for the regional, and finishing second at the PAC tournament.
Max Ziller placed second at the PAC tournament and earned a regional qualification for Titans at 120, finishing 2018 with an 18-16 record. At 126 Eric Harpenau qualified for the regional, finished 24-15 and placed sixth at the PAC tournament as a junior.
Luke Dunn and James Curl represent Princeton Community on the all-county team at 132 and 170 pounds respectively. Dunn finished his senior season with a 29-9 record, and won the Big Eight Conference title. Curl placed fourth at the Big Eight tournament, and finished the 2018 campaign with a 22-10 record.
Brady Dyer is the lone Wood Memorial representative, after finishing an outstanding season at 145 pounds with a 22-7 record. Dyer was a regional qualifier coming out of the Castle sectional.
At 152 pounds, Orlando Ortiz represents the Titans. The freshman was fourth at the PAC tournament, and finished the season with 14-17 record. Landon Hoover finished the season 18-14 for Gibson Southern at 182, earning a second-place finish at the PAC tournament.
The Titan's Logan Faqauher, Macray Robinson and Aaron Breivogel round out the all-county team at 195, 220 and 285 respectively. Faqauher was a regional qualifier, finishing the season with a 9-25 record, and took sixth at the PAC tournament. Robinson took the PAC title, was a regional qualifier, and finished his sophomore season at 26-11. Breivogel was fourth at the PAC tournament, and finished the season 5-6.
It should be noted that senior, and returning state qualifier Chase Wilson is an honary member of the all-county team. Wilson was 18-1 for the Tigers at 160 pounds before suffering a season-ending injury midway through the season.