Wrestler Mooney is double champ in Rochester
May 25, 2019
Forget resting on his laurels.
RHS senior Chandler Mooney, who won state runner-up honors at 152 at the Minnesota State Wrestling Tournament in early March, showed he belonged at the Junior Men's 2019 Northern Plains Regional Freestyle and Greco-Roman Championships in Rochester last Saturday and Sunday.
Over the two days of competition, Chandler wrestled nine times against quality opponents and prevailed in the close matches by grit and talent.
On Saturday, wrestling in the freestyle competition at 152 pounds against 17- to 19-year old juniors and seniors from a six-state area, he opened a...