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ALL-AREA: Wrestling capsules

BRYAN RAMEY

Eastern View freshman

The Cyclones’ 106-pounder upset two region champions and finished second at the Group AA championships. He was 54–6 in his first varsity year.

JUNIOR BELTRAN

Mountain View

freshman

The Northwest Region’s 113-pound champion, Beltran also was fourth at the Group AAA tournament. He had a 52–11 record in his first season.

JEFF STONE

Colonial Forge

freshman

Stone was the Commonwealth District’s 113-pound champion and was second in the Northwest Region and fifth at the Group AAA state tournament.

CONNOR MAIRENA

Colonial Forge senior

Mairena finished 54–10 this year and 116–35 for his career. He was the Northwest Region and Commonwealth District champion, and third in the state.

MICHAEL HAYES

Colonial Forge senior

Hayes finished with 123 career wins (60 by pin) and a 52–9 record this year. He was the Northwest Region 126-pound champion and third in

the state.

TONY NEIS

Colonial Forge junior

Colonial Forge’s

132-pounder won the Commonwealth District title, was second in the Northwest region, and fifth in the Group AAA tournament.

SEAN MURPHY

Colonial Forge

junior

Murphy won the Northwest Region and Commonwealth District titles at 145 pounds. He was also seventh in the state.

RYAN ALMOND

Orange junior

Almond wrestled to a second-place finish at 152 pounds in the Northwest Region. He was a district champion, and sixth in Group AAA.

SEAN RAFTERY

Orange junior

At 160 pounds, Raftery won the Hornets’ first ever Northwest Region individual title. He was seventh in the state, and also a district champion.

ZACH MARTINEZ

Colonial Forge

junior

Martinez came back from a serious elbow injury to win the Commonwealth District and Northwest Region titles.

LOGAN JACKSON

Stafford senior

Jackson capped his career by winning the Group AAA

195-pound state title. He was also the Northwest Region and district champion.

MARK GARRITY

Colonial Forge

senior

Garrity finished second at 195 pounds in the Commonwealth District and Northwest Region. He was 53–10 this year.

QUINTON

WINTERS

Colonial Forge

senior

The Commonwealth District’s 220-pound champion finished third in the Northwest Region.

DAVID RECK

Colonial Forge senior

Reck ended his 168–24 high school career by winning the Group AAA state title. He was 56–1 this year—and he later avenged that lone defeat. He was also the Northwest Region and Commonwealth District champion.

COACHES OF THE YEAR

COLONIAL FORGE’S ASSISTANT COACHES

(From left) John Barr, Chris Pirch, Dale Oliver,

Evan Stribling and Jon Barr

With a host of wrestlers advancing through postseason tournaments, Eagles coach Bill Swink can’t be with every wrestler, all the time. The Eagles’ dedicated staff of assistants has been a key component to Colonial Forge’s fourth state team championship.

HONORABLE MENTION

Ryan Bearon, Stafford

Marcus Brown, Stafford

Joe Cafiero, Chancellor

Ben Crawford, Caroline

Jared Engh, Culpeper

Brandon Frazier, Mountain View

Bradon Gallahan, Chancellor

Andrew Garrette, Chancellor

Bryce Gentry, Colonial Forge

Wesley King, Chancellor

Evan Jeffords, Chancellor

Austin Jenkins, Eastern View

Chris Hundley, Eastern View

Jonny Lopez, Mountain View

Jamey Lynch, Eastern View

David Montesinos, Courtland

Moses Oviedo, Washington & Lee

Bill Ramsey, Brooke Point

Matt Rector, Chancellor

Steven Sarver, Riverbend

Dylan Thompson, North Stafford

Jacob Tucker, King George

Mark Weinstock, Chancellor

Kevin Williams, Eastern View

Casey Wiseman, Courtland

Gary Woods, Colonial Forge

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