Day 2 of Individual State Wrestling finals saw the Samuel boys back in action. James wrestled in the first round of the day winning 3-2. In the second round Jack won 12-2. James was on the mat at the same time dropping a close match 1-5.
In the placing rounds Jack won 6-3, claiming third place in the state at 145. James followed on the mat where he pinned his opponent in 1:25, claiming fifth place in the state at 152.
Jack Samuels leaves the Hudsonville Wrestling program with the all time wins record and an overall record of 188-17. He is the only 4 time first team all state selection in the history of the Hudsonville wrestling program. James Samuels had a fantastic career as well compiling a record of 145-48. James was a two all state selection. It has been a lot of fun to watch these guys compete over the last four years, while raising the bar for the wrestling program at the same time. Congrats Jack and James! Thanks for representing us so well!