The Easley High School wrestling team kicked off the season Monday night hosting Pendleton and Wren High Schools respectively. The team is led by Head Coach Randy Merchant and Assistant Coach Zack Klebe. The Green Wave have five returning Seniors including Craig Barksdale, 220 lbs. (4th in State) and Bailey Catoe, 138 lbs. (State Qualifier). Other seniors include, Tyler Catoe, Andre Calderon, Eric Henkel, and Garrett Rookard. EHS took on Pendleton HS first with an impressive 78-6 victory. They continued the domination against Wren HS with a 78-6 final score as well. EHS finished the evening 2-0 and off to a great start this season.
“They have worked very hard and we are looking forward to another great season ,” Merchant said. “They have been in practice mode for so long they were ready to unleash.”