Corey Hinkle’s illustrious wrestling career came to end Saturday night under the lights at the Wrestling State Championship. Corey was defeated 8-6 by undefeated Chase Osborn of Mishawaka Penn HS. Corey advanced to the final match by defeating Gage Garpow of Winamac 10-3. Corey also defeated Andrew Davidson of Chesterton 4-3, and Ryan Hammonds of Whiteland 7-1.
Hinkle went 3-1 over the two-day meet to close his senior season with a 47-1 record. He finished his Panther career with a school-record 164 wins, four MIC titles four Oak Hill Sectional titles, three-time Peru Regional champion and a two-time Fort Wayne Semistate champ.
In 2014 Corey finished 3rd in the State.