Gavin Lemen

Gavin Lemen stands on the podium for the Greco-Roman style tournament at the Indiana State Wrestling Association Greco-Roman and Freestyle State Finals at Avon on Sunday. Pictured from left to right, Jacob Weaver fourth place, Gavin Lemen second place, Evan Stanley first place, Jack Davis third place, Nyden Euson fifth place.

AVON — It was a significant weekend for Connersville Middle School student-athlete Gavin Lemen as he competed in the Indiana State Wrestling Association Freestyle and Greco-Roman State Finals in Avon.

Not only did the 14-year-old compete in the state finals, he placed second in the 110-pound weight class of the Schoolboy age group in both wrestling styles, which allowed him to qualify for a spot on the ISWA Indiana Nationals team.