Greenwave Wrestlers say Goodbye

Rich Fairman:

Sports Reporter


On Jan. 14, the Meade County Wrestling Boosters honored their outgoing seniors that included their family members to a pulled pork dinner prior to being recognized in front a their peers, coaches, and wrestling fans before their match against John Hardin, and Fort Knox in the Freshman Academy. The first senior to make their way to the mat was:

Hunter Butler escorted by his father, Bryon Butler, has been with the Greenwave Wrestling team for the last five years. He is a Middle school state champions and three-time high school state qualifier and has been a MCHS Wrestling team leader for the last two years. Hunter plans on attending either the University of Louisville or Purdue for civil engineering. His most memorable moments include being attacked by Manager Tori Lawrence over a front seat of a truck, listening to Paul Perry’s stories, and the amazing hair styles of Coach McCarthy.

Hunter Lattin escorted by his parents, Chris and Miriam Lattin, has won a regional championship and learned to control his anger while with the Greenwave wrestling team. Hunter plans to become a welder after graduating, with the hopes of making a lot of money. His most memorable moments are when the weight bench got broke because they had to stop a few wrestlers from fighting.

James “Jake” Lawson escorted by his parents Allen and Lily, and sister Layla, transferred to MCHS in 2018 where he won district championships in soccer and swimming and survived monkey rolls his first week as a wrestler, but says his biggest accomplishment was when he snapped his arm in half in his first match on the mat. He plans on attending the University of Kentucky to major in business administration and marketing. His most memorable moment came on picture day when he was told to get into his stance, and everyone gasped because he had no idea what a stance was.

Eli McCune escorted by Mother Tandy Lewis and sister Ryleigh McCune, placed sixth at the KHSAA State tournament and made the National Wrestling team. His future plans include wrestling at the next level but has not decided on which college yet. His most memorable moment was playing fortnite with Bryan (Pratt) in West Virginia and calling him #4 the whole time.

Kamryn Robinson escorted by his parents Keith Robinson and Kristina Brown; biggest accomplishment was making it all the way through monkey rolls two days in a row. Kamryn plans to serve his country after graduation and make some money. His most memorable moment was making a sauna for Baily (Medley) because he needed to lose four pounds before weigh in at a hotel. Lucas Allen escorted by his parents Travis and Tina, biggest accomplishment while a Greenwave was losing 50-pounds. Lucas plans to attend Western Kentucky University for a degree in Social Studies. His most memorable moment was team weekend at Camp Salem.

Manger Abby Burns escorted by her father Daniel Burns and stepmother Sonya Burns, and her Mother Krystal Wyatt and stepfather Matthew McCafferty. Abby has been managing this group of young men for the last four years, becoming the head manager her junior year, all the while maintaining an A and B average in school. Her future plans include attending either Campbellsville University or ECTC in the hopes of becoming an elementary teacher. Abby’s fondest memory while a Greenwave Manager was when she stuck a credit card in a vending machine in West Virginia even though it was cash only.

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