Spartans impressive

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Southern Spartans wrestlers impressed at the recent South Island Wrestling Championships in Mosgiel.
‘ My wrestlers were
amazing. For only having eight months’ training, they really
impressed me ‘
Coach Aron Miller said his Southern Spartans wrestlers were among 50 wrestlers at the championships and he was proud of the way they stood up.
‘‘My wrestlers were amazing. For only having eight months’ training, they really impressed me with their techniques and sheer determination. It was a very proud moment,’’ Miller said.
Several of his wrestlers won gold medals. Miller said he was impressed with the way all the wrestlers performed.
Of note in the under-48kg category were the three Hill family wrestlers.
Leila Hill managed to get her first win against her brother Riley at a tournament.
‘‘It made her day to win that,’’ he said.
Miller said the tournament was well run, with a new computer system being used for the draws.
‘‘Even though wrestling is the oldest sport in the world, we need to keep up with technology.’’