CENTERVILLE — The Butler junior high wrestling team traveled to Centerville on Saturday for a 15-team invitational tournament. Butler finished in fourth place just behind Loveland, Milford and Miamisburg.
Leading the way for the team were seven individual place winners. Kaden Echeman finished in fifth place, Bryce Echeman took home a fourth place finish. Matter Motter lost a close semifinal match by a score of 3-2 but battled back to finish in third place.
Butler had four individual champions which was the most of any team in the tournament. Matt Verdes was the 86-pound champion, Logan Hoskins was the 98-pound champion, Matt Horner was the 110-pound champion, and Brent Forbes was the 128-pound champion.
The team will now prepare for the Butler Duals which will be held on Saturday at Butler High School. Come out and support the team as the take on some of the best teams in the Southwest on Saturday.