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Eight Harrisburg wrestlers take home All-South, All-Conference honors

  • Harrisburg senior Chase McDaniel was named All-South and All-Conference this past year. McDaniel had 33 wins this past season and was a regional winner. He'll continue his wrestling career by attending the University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire.

    Harrisburg senior Chase McDaniel was named All-South and All-Conference this past year. McDaniel had 33 wins this past season and was a regional winner. He'll continue his wrestling career by attending the University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire.
    JEFF JONES

 
 
updated: 3/28/2017 9:35 AM

Five Harrisburg wrestlers were named All-South at season ends and those five, Landon Hicks, Kyle Cavender, Kody Cavender, Ryan Ragsdale and Chase McDaniel joined three others that were named to the Southern Illinois River-to-River, Ohio Division All-Conference Team.

Landon Hicks (120 pounds) had 32 wins this season and was a regional champ, while Kyle Cavender (126) had 32 wins and a regional championship as well.

Kody Cavender (132) was Harrisburg's lone state qualifier. The sophomore had 31 wins and was a regional champ.

Ryan Ragsdale (182) had 28 wins and a regional championship, while Chase McDaniel had 33 wins and a regional championship. McDaniel will be attending the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire on a wrestling scholarship.

Jimmy Hicks (145), Abraham McClelland (152) and Michael Jaster (160)were the three others that were named to All-Conference for Harrisburg.

Michael Dann covers prep and college sports for the Harrisburg Daily Register and Eldorado Daily Journal. Follow him on Twitter: @spydieshooter.