HUNTINGTON, WV (video courtesy WCHS) – For the second straight year, Greenbrier West is the Class A team state champion of West Virginia high school wrestling.
The Cavaliers, who clinched the team championship prior to the final session, also had an individual champion in junior Noah Brown, who defeated Sissonville’s Gavin Shamblin to take the 220 title.
Greenbrier West also had one grappler place second, as Marshall Clere was the runner-up at 113. Two Nicholas County grapplers, along with one each from Independence and Woodrow Wilson, also finished second.
The list of area grapplers in the top six of their respective classes are below.
STATE CHAMPION – Noah Brown (Greenbrier West, 220)
2ND PLACE – Levi Brake (Nicholas County, 138); Marshall Clere (Greenbrier West, 113); Devan Gauldin (Woodrow Wilson, 195); Judah Price (Independence, 120); Jacob Williams (Nicholas County, 195)
3RD PLACE – Sam Adams (Independence, 170); Bryce Perdue (Independence, 126); Ian Pomeroy (Woodrow Wilson, 285); Ashby West (Oak Hill, 120)
4TH PLACE – Jeff Bowles (Liberty, 220); Joshua Goode (Shady Spring, 126); John Parks (Greenbrier West, 170); Colby Piner (Greenbrier East, 152)
5TH PLACE – Isaac Brown (Greenbrier West, 285); Sean Dawson (Independence, 145); Ethan Osborne (Woodrow Wilson, 132); Owen Quinn (Greenbrier East, 170); Colton Yoder (Midland Trail, 182)
6TH PLACE – Trace Hatfield (Princeton, 113)