Eric Garcia (center in blue) holds up the bracket while accepting his first place ribbon at the Elkhart Wrestling Sectional on Saturday. Garcia won the 126-pound weight class.

ELKHART — When his day was over last Saturday at the Elkhart Wrestling Sectional, Elkhart Central senior Eric Garcia was wearing some cotton in his nose.

Late in his 126-pound finals match against Northridge’s Jasper Graber, Garcia started bleeding because of a hit to his noise.

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