Jonathan Alder’s Ava Ater has control over an opponent. Ater has posted a 14-0 record to date for the JA girls club wrestling team. (Journal-Tribune photo by Tim Miller)
Jonathan Alder’s girls club wrestling team got the 2021-22 season off to a strong start last month.
The Lady Pioneers have competed at the boys level at least once this season and have been busy on the girls’ portion of the schedule.
Sadie Napier (105) has posted an 11-2 record to date.
She won her weight class at Delaware Hayes and River Valley and placed as the runner-up at Tinora.
She currently ranks fourth in the state in her weight class.
Ava Ater (120) has yet to taste defeat after 14 matches.
The eighth-ranked girl in the state, Ater claimed championship accolades at Delaware Hayes, River Valley and Tinora.
Lexus Leisure (130) sits at 8-5 for the current campaign.
She earned runner-up status at River Valley and took fifth-place honors at Delaware Hayes and Tinora.
Alana Lavasseur (140)was the runner-up at River Valley and Tinora.
She placed third at Delaware Hayes and is 10-4 on the season.
Lavasseur is ranked eighth in the state for her weight class.
Jonathan Alder head coach Tony Watson labels the ladies as the “Fantastic Four.”
“They are truly a great group of young women,” said the coach. “We are looking forward to watching them grow in January.”