The BHS senior defeated a Marmion Academy wrestler to take fifth in the 285-pound weight class.
Monday, February 18
Congratulations to Barrington High School senior Ben Calamari, who placed fifth in his weight class at the wrestling state finals last weekend in Champaign. The wrestler defeated Aurora's Alex Fritz of Marmion Academy 3-1 to claim the title, according to the Illinois High School Association. Four other Barrington wrestlers qualified for the state finals but did not place:
Jackson Keeler, Mason Darrow, Akeel Abdelhandi and Ben Calamari committed to play football at NCAA schools.
Friday, February 8
Four Barrington High School football stars have signed letters of intent with colleges across the nation, the Daily Herald reports. Wednesday marked National Signing Day, the first day that high school seniors can sign a binding letter of intent for an NCAA football team. The following seniors signed, according to the Daily Herald: