Four Melissa wrestlers picked up medals at the Wolverine Invitational tournament, Jan. 18-19, at Frisco Wakeland High School. Bryson Zufelt and Hayden Nofziger earned second-place medals in the 285-pound and 220-pound weight classes, respectively. Nofziger is now ranked 16th in the state among Class 5A wrestlers in his weight class. Cardinals Victor Chaires and Brett Schaeder also won a match each at Frisco.
On the girls’ side, Melissa’s Viki Deitrich and Lilly Rogers earned third-place finishes, and Rogers was the team’s high-point wrestler. Overall, the Lady Cards’ squad — which also included Chioma Dimkpa, Ashley Vasquez and Ellie Jones - finished seventh out of 16 teams represented.