Columbus Academy sophomore Preston Pearson finished 1-2 in 160 pounds at the Division III district tournament on Saturday at Steubenville.

Columbus Academy sophomore Preston Pearson finished 1-2 in 160 pounds at the Division III district tournament on Saturday at Steubenville.

Pearson lost his first round match to Elgin's Ryan Hudson in a tech fall at 5 minutes, 21 seconds. Pearson rebounded to win his first consolation match over Tre Martin of Tuscarawas Valley with a tech fall in 1:51 before losing to Eric Shiflett of Zane Trace 8-6.

Pearson finished the season at 27-6. As a team, Academy finished tied with Centerburg and Liberty Union for 48th with three points as Marion Pleasant 138.5 finished first.