High School Wrestling Championships

Fourteen area high school wrestlers have advanced to the state championships as a result of their performances in the Class AA Northeast Regional which concluded Saturday in Williamsport. Among the 14 are 9 from Southern Columbia. The Tigers had three regional champions: Gaven Garcia, Gage Garcia, and Lear Clinton. Another local gold medal winner was Benton's Gabe Strickland. The state championships begin Thursday morning at the Giant Center in Hershey.