East Ridge Athlete of the Week: Reid LydenEast Ridge’s Reid Lyden made history last week.
By: Patrick Johnson, Sports Editor, South Washington County Bulletin
East Ridge’s Reid Lyden made history last week.
Lyden, a sophomore 106-pound wrestler, defeated Mound-Westonka freshman Sam Bennyhoff in the first round of the 2011-12 state tournament on Friday, March 2, at the Xcel Energy Center at St. Paul to become the first Raptors wrestler in history to win a state match. He went on to take sixth place, becoming the first-ever Raptors’ All-State wrestler.