Mantua – The Mantua Youth Varsity Wrestling team placed 3rd out of 8 teams at the 8th annual Southeast Pirate Invitational in December, only missing 2nd place by 11 ½ points. Head Coach Mike Picone said “the competition was really tough and I am so proud of how our team wrestled today! Hard work and dedication pays off.” The teams at the tournament included: Akron Gladiators, Field, Jackson-Milton, Lake, Louisville, Mantua, Southeast and West Branch. Louisville placed 1st and Lake placed 2nd. The top three teams received trophies.