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Posted March 23, 2012 | 1 Comment
All-Area Wrestling Team
Wrestler of the Year: Lucas Ryan, Stonewall Jackson
Coach of the Year: Jerry Franklin, Stonewall Jackson
• 106: Hunter Dean, Strasburg -- He finished as the Group A state runner-up. Dean was also the runner-up in the Bull Run District and Region B meets.
• 113: Nic Campbell, Strasburg -- The freshman won the state title, losing only one match all season. Campbell also took home the Bull Run District and Region B crowns.
• 120: Michael Capone, Strasburg -- The senior placed fifth in the state tournament. He also was third in both the Bull Run District and Region B meets.
• 126: Warren Ramirez, Millbrook -- Ramirez was the Northwestern District runner-up. He also placed fourth in the Region II meet, and led the Pioneers to the district title.
• 132: Skylar Wolf, Central -- The junior was the state runner-up. Wolf also was the Bull Run District and Region B champion.
• 138: Dylan Wisman, Millbrook -- Wisman placed second in the Group AA state tournament. He was the Northwestern and Region II champion.
• 145: Joe Bass, Skyline -- Bass finished seventh in the Group AA state tournament. He was also the Northwestern District champion, and placed second in the Region II tournament.
• 152: Joe Nappi, Clarke County -- Despite missing most of the season with an injury, Nappi finished as a state runner-up. Nappi won the Bull Run District title and was third in the Region B tournament.
• 160: Jake Crawford, Millbrook -- The three-time state champion fell short of his goal to win four straight years, but he still finished as a state runner-up. Crawford won the Northwestern and Region II titles.
• 170: Ryan Pugh, Stonewall Jackson -- Pugh placed fourth in the Group A state tournament. He was the Shenandoah District and Region B runner-up.
• 182: Steve Salinas, Stonewall Jackson -- Salinas finished fourth in the Group A state tournament. He helped lead the Generals to a fourth-place finish as a team in the state tournament.
• 195: Joe Jessen, Millbrook --The senior won his second consecutive state title, and lost only one match this season. He also won the Northwestern and Region II titles.
• 195: Ricky Tisinger, Stonewall Jackson -- Tisinger won his second straight state title, losing only one match along the way. He helped guide the Generals to their highest finish as a team in school history.
• 220: Mark Bean, James Wood -- The senior placed third in the Group AA state tournament. Bean was the Northwestern District and Region II champion.
• 285: Lucas Ryan, Stonewall Jackson -- Ryan went undefeated and won his second straight state title. The senior won every match this season by pin, and went to the second period only twice all year.
• 106: Kyle Montague, Warren County
• 113: Taylor Swartz, James Wood
• 120: Billy Maddox, Skyline
• 126: Dalton Dillman, Strasburg
• 132: Luke Anderson, Millbrook
• 138: Todd Dean, Strasburg
• 145: Johnny Longerbeam, Clarke County
• 152: PK Jessen, Millbrook
• 160: Ben Wallace, Clarke County
• 170: Gabe Mead, Sherando
• 182: Brad Hough, Strasburg
• 195: Jeffrey Budwash, Warren County
• 220: DeAndre Johnson, Millbrook
• 285: Jordan Dowrey, Handley