Burton, Rothermels go out on top at all-star showcase

St. James twins Codi and Derek Rothermel and Socastee’s Craig Burton went out winners in the final high school wrestling matches of their careers in Saturday’s North-South All-Star Classic in North Myrtle Beach.

Burton, who narrowly missed out on the Class AAA individual state title last week, earned a 2-0 decision over Strom Thurmond’s Chris Herrin in the heavyweight division.

Codi Rothermel took a 10-2 major decision over Kevin Epting of White Knoll in the 138-pound class, and Derek scored a 16-1 technical fall over Chris Welborn of West Oak in the 152-pound division.

The lone local wrestler to lose in Saturday’s all-star event that features the top 72 wrestlers in the state was St. James’ Mason Elliot, who came out on the short end of a 6-4 decision to Abdule Shabazz of Goose Creek in the 126-pound class.

The North 2A/3A team won the team championship with a 49-26 victory over North 4A/1A, while the South 4A/1A team claimed the third-place match with a 32-24 win over the 3A/2A South squad.

 

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2 responses to “Burton, Rothermels go out on top at all-star showcase”

  1. Gibby says:

    Great Season Craig it has been fun.

  2. chuck burton says:

    so proud. i hate to see the high school end but college is just around the corner.

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