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WRESTLING: Moray Finishes Second

March 3, 2013
The Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register

It wasn't the day Steubenville Big Red wrestling hoped for, but it was still one to be proud of.

The Big Red grapplers put a pair of wrestlers on the podium as all-state with senior Greg Moray finishing as runner-up at 220 pounds and freshman Tariq Wilson finishing sixth at 106 pounds.

Moray's quest for a state title ended in heartbreaking fashion a with a 5-3 overtime loss to Wauseon's Zane Krall.

Moray held a 3-1 lead at one point in the match, and with a 3-2 lead in the third period, Krall was helped by a referee's "judgment call."

The call tied the score at 3-3 and sent the match to overtime where Krall secured a takedown for the state championship.

Despite the loss the two-time OVAC champions Moray had an outstanding season.

Wilson, a freshman, had a rough Saturday, dropping a pair of matches, but standing on the podium in Columbus as a ninth-grader finished a solid year.

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