2016 All-Area Wrestling Team

Hunter Jost
Kyle Sisk
Brandon Swink
Zach Beckner
Brandon Garcia
Dylan Campbell
Curtis Guthridge
Wyatt Gill
Ethan Duckworth
Seth Jacobs Rich Cooley/Daily
John Borst
Zach Smith
Josh Pritchett
Nathan Johnson
Ben Avery
Matt Wadas

First Team

Hunter Jost, Warren County

106 pounds

The freshman was the Group 3A state runner-up, the Bull Run District champion and Conference 28 runner-up. Jost was 42-9 and third in the area with 30 pins.

Kyle Sisk, Strasburg

113 pounds

The junior was the Group 2A state champion and won titles at the Bull Run District, Conference 35 and Region 2A East tournaments. Sisk was 41-3 with 29 pins.

Brandon Swink, Strasburg

120 pounds

The sophomore was the Bull Run District champion, the Region 2A East runner-up and placed fourth at the Group 2A state tournament. Swink was 47-11 with 19 pins.

Zach Beckner, Warren County

126 pounds

The senior was the Group 3A state champion and won titles at the Bull Run District, Conference 28 and Region 3A East tournaments. Beckner was 49-2 with 21 pins.

Brandon Garcia, Stonewall Jackson

132 pounds

The senior placed third at the Group 1A state tournament and was the Region 1A East runner-up. Garcia, a midseason transfer from Turner Ashby, was 25-5.

Dylan Campbell, Strasburg

138 pounds

The junior was the Bull Run District, Conference 35 and Region 2A East champion and was the Group 2A state runner-up. Campbell was 50-6 with 20 pins.

Curtis Guthridge, Sherando

145 pounds

The senior won the Conference 21 West championship and placed fifth in the Region 4A West tournament. Guthridge had a record of 52-6 and finished with 26 pins.

Wyatt Gill, Warren County

152 pounds

The sophomore was the Conference 28 runner-up, placed third at the Bull Run District tournament and placed sixth in Region 3A East. Gill was 33-19 with 21 pins.

Ethan Duckworth, Strasburg

160 pounds

The junior was the Bull Run District, Conference 35 and Region 2A East champion and placed third in the Group 2A state tournament. Duckworth was 40-14 with 24 pins.

Seth Jacobs, Warren County

170 pounds

The junior was the runner-up in the Bull Run District and Conference 28 tournaments and placed fifth in Region 3A East. Jacobs was 30-15 with 19 pins.

John Borst, Sherando

182 pounds

The junior was the Group 4A state champion and won titles at the Conference 21 West and Region 4A West tournaments. Borst was 55-2 and led the area with 43 pins.

Zach Smith, Warren County

195 pounds

The senior was the runner-up in the Conference 28 and Region 3A East tournaments, was third in the Bull Run and fifth at the Group 3A state tournament. Smith was 34-15.

Josh Pritchett, Strasburg

220 pounds

The junior was the Region 2A East champ, runner-up in the Bull Run District and fourth in the Group 2A state tournament. Pritchett was 45-12 and third in the area 30 pins.

Nathan Johnson, Warren County

285 pounds

The sophomore won Conference 28 and Bull Run District titles and was the Group 3A state runner-up. Johnson was third in Region 3A East and was 42-6 with 20 pins.

Ben Avery, Sherando

At Large

The senior won a Conference 21 West title (285) before breaking his leg days before the Region 4A West tournament. Avery was 39-5 and second in the area with 31 pins.

Matt Wadas, Warren County

Coach

Wadas led Warren County to a Bull Run District title and second in Conference 28. The Wildcats sent 7 wrestlers to the Group 3A state tournament, where they placed fifth.

Second Team

106: Jacob Scibelli, Central

113: Kevin Cruz, Warren County

120: Curt Boswell, Skyline

126: Mike Duffy, Sherando

132: Joseph Leichsenring, Randolph-Macon Academy

138: Brandon Doffermire, Skyline

145: Connor Jost, Warren County

152: Daniel George, Central

160: Michael White, Warren County

170: Kendall Helsley, Sherando

182: Jacob Schneider, Warren County

195: Brett Sloan, Sherando

220: Eric Wissemann, Massanutten Military Academy

285: Dakota Bush, Stonewall Jackson

At Large: Corwin Gonzalez, Central

At Large: Austin Cooper, Strasburg

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