On Wednesday 1/3, Downingtown East Wrestling travelled down the Chester County artery known as Route 100 to take on the West Chester East Vikings. Joined by their younger brothers from Lionville Middle School, the Cougars competed in this third annual event that features two duals, DEHS v. WCE, and Lionville v. Fugett MS. The wrestling action took center stage as D-East defeated the Vikings 36-31 in a series of hotly contested battles. Alex Hillestad (106), Lukas Richie (132), and Josh Wileczek (195) recorded falls for their team, while Keanu Manuel (113), Brett Horne (138), Jett Lucas-Murphy (145) and Jack Lawton (160) collected the winning decisions. The win gives the Cougars an opening victory in the Chesmont League and a springboard for this coming weekend’s duals at Garnet Valley. Go EAST!