Nashua-Plainfield wrestling

Nashua-Plainfield freshman Evan Kalainoff puts the finishing touches on a pin of St. Ansgar’s Shaw Hulshizer in a quadrangular the Huskies played host to last Thursday.
Al Frost has coached Plainfield and Nashua-Plainfield teams to 381 dual victories during his long career.  But he experienced a first last Thursday night when his Huskies won a dual meet without winning a match on the mat.  “That, I’m 99.999 percent sure, has never happened before,” Frost said of...
Nashua-Plainfield’s Dylan Downing, shown here in last month’s Nashua-Plainfield Invitational, continued to show off his improvement last week as he extended his match winning streak to eight before suffering a loss at the Tripoli Invitational
Nashua-Plainfield may not have the power teams it put on the wrestling mat in the 2000s and early part of this decade, but the young Huskies are definitely making progress.  Take last week, for example.  Nashua-Plainfield went 3-2 in duals over the course of two nights and then finished a solid...
Jakob Whitinger uses his “all-out, never-say-die” attitude during a match at the Nashua-Plainfield Invitational earlier this season.
The wins for the Nashua-Plainfield wrestling team were nice, but the losses and the lessons they taught may be just as important.  In the end, coach Al Frost will take the first half of the season that came to an end with a 2-1 night at the Huskies’ home quadrangular and a solid 2-4 showing at the...


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