Months of training and hard work paid off for the Madison County Youth Wrestling Club. The determination and sacrifice of each wreslter helped the team win it’s first state title at the Kentucky State Wrestling Association State Championship in Division III last weekend. Madison County scored 88 points to win the title, outpacing its nearest competitor by 3.5 points. Throughout the state, 59 teams were represented, with over 1100 wrestlers participating in the tournament. Madison County sent 15 participants to the tournament, while 49 wrestled throughout the season. Five Madison County wrestlers reached the finals and two won state titles for the Madison County Youth wrestling club at the state tournament in Louisville on February 5.