Fairlea, WV (WOAY) – Last weekend saw 14 Greenbrier East wrestlers take part in the Class AAA Region 3 tournament at Woodrow Wilson. Of those 14, 13 qualified for this week’s state tournament in Huntington.
Four Spartans were individual champions in their weight class: Cayden Hoover (113), Andre Escobedo (132), Jacob Hefner (152), and Jacob Thomas (182).
Greenbrier East will be looking to improve on a 14th-place team finish in 2016. Two wrestlers placed in the top six of their individual weight class: Jasiel Kinder (runner-up in 120) and Logan Evans (6th in 132). Evans qualifies in 2017 as the Region 3 runner-up at 138.
The state wrestling tournament begins with all first-round matches on Thursday evening in Huntington.