Top three area high school wrestlers at each weight class

Regionals were held throughout the state last weekend, with the top four wrestlers in each weight class qualifying for the state championships.

The 2A, 3A and 4A brackets begin Thursday in Greensboro with 1A getting underway Friday. A total of 25 area wrestlers will compete for a state title.

Records were compiled from TrackWrestling on Monday. To report a mistake, contact Tim Hower at Tim.Hower@StarNewsOnline.com.

***SQ stands for state qualifier***

Rankings by team (Honorable mention not included)

Laney: 9

West Brunswick: 9

North Brunswick: 8

Ashley: 4

South Brunswick: 4

Topsail: 4

Hoggard: 2

Trask: 1

Pender: 1

 

Top 10 regardless of weight class

1. Jr. Alec Sampson, Hoggard 27-0  (160 pounds)

2. Sr. Jacary Bethel, West Brunswick 35-0 (170 pounds)

3. Jr. Zain Tittle, South Brunswick 38-2 (145 pounds)

4. Sr. Lincoln Smith, West Brunswick 37-7 (160 pounds)

5. Fr. Hunter Campbell, North Brunswick 29-2 (120 pounds)

6. Sr. Darnel Brooks, North Brunswick 28-3 (170 pounds)

7. Jr. Cael Willis, Laney 29-4 (195 pounds)

8. Jr. Nathan Bray, Topsail 39-2 (113 pounds)

9. Soph. Noah LaValle, Topsail 34-3 (182 pounds)

10. Sr. Brandon Reisen, West Brunswick 27-6 (138 pounds)

 

106 pounds

1. Soph. Matthew Smith, West Brunswick 26-8 (SQ)

2. Jr. Andrew Ocampo, Pender 18-4 (SQ)

3. Soph. Evan Kite, Laney 24-14 (SQ)

Honorable Mention: Jr. David Diaz, Topsail 16-11

 

113

1. Jr. Nathan Bray, Topsail 39-2 (SQ)

2. Sr. John Hendrick, Laney 27-13

3. Fr. Wyatt Gentile, West Brunswick 19-18

Honorable Mention: Soph. Matteo Meehan, New Hanover 16-21

 

120

1. Fr. Hunter Campbell, North Brunswick 29-2 (SQ)

2. Soph. Seth Thomas, Laney 31-10 (SQ)

3. Soph. Ethan Rivenbark, Topsail 31-10 (SQ)

Honorable Mention: Sr. Gavin Bipes, West Brunswick 26-7; Soph. Rogan Heath, Trask 29-19

 

126

1. Fr. Conner Johnson, Laney 37-9 (SQ)

2. Soph. Jake Stewart, Ashley 23-6 (SQ)

3. Jr. Savion Law, North Brunswick 19-8 (SQ)

Honorable Mention: Sr. Wyatt Beatini, South Brunswick 27-8

 

132

1. Fr. Yoel Del Rio, North Brunswick 25-12

2. Jr. Kisaiah Ferguson, Laney 14-5

3. Fr. Bender Sanderson, South Brunswick 17-9

 

138

1. Sr. Brandon Reisen, West Brunswick 27-6 (SQ)

2. Soph. Marcus Mondragon, Laney 40-11 (SQ)

3. Jr. Sean Panas, North Brunswick 30-12

Honorable Mention: Jr. Jalen Parker, South Brunswick 33-12; Sr. Nathan Martinez, Topsail 25-15; Sr. Jake Cuba, New Hanover 23-13

 

145

1. Jr. Zain Tittle, South Brunswick 38-2 (SQ)

2. Sr. Shane Smith, West Brunswick 19-7 (SQ)

3. Sr. Bradley Hamilton, North Brunswick 24-8

 

152

1. Sr. Jeremiah Daily, West Brunswick 31-7 (SQ)

2. Soph. John Luke Horne, Ashley 22-12

3. Soph. Carlos Ruiz Lopez, Trask 27-11

 

160

1. Jr. Alec Sampson, Hoggard 27-0 (SQ)

2. Sr. Lincoln Smith, West Brunswick 37-7 (SQ)

3. Sr. Khalil Tucker, Laney 33-10

 

170

1. Sr. Jacary Bethel, West Brunswick 35-0 (SQ)

2. Sr. Darnel Brooks, North Brunswick 28-3 (SQ)

3. Sr. Josh Stewart, Ashley 21-14

Honorable Mention: Jr. Zion Cruse, Trask 24-21

 

182

1. Soph. Noah LaValle, Topsail 34-3 (SQ)

2. Soph. Bryan Aragao, North Brunswick 18-6 (SQ)

3. Soph. Sae’vyon McCray, West Brunswick 23-14

Honorable Mention: Sr. Mack Clark, South Brunswick 23-6; Sr. Nathan Ellen, Ashley 19-10

 

195

1. Jr. Cael Willis, Laney 29-4 (SQ)

3. Soph. Cory Snead, West Brunswick 20-16

3. Jr. Carlos Meza, North Brunswick 15-14

Honorable Mention: Soph. Robert Davis, Pender 14-8

 

220

1. Sr. Christian Hollar, Hoggard 12-3 (SQ)

2. Sr. Eyan Thomas, South Brunswick 25-8 (SQ)

3. Sr. Tyler Dempsey, Topsail 21-13

Honorable Mention: Sr. George Fragos, Ashley 19-9; Sr. Gerardo Santiago Garcia, Trask 28-13; Soph. Jaylon Clark, North Brunswick 13-12

 

285

1. Jr. Brandon Vaught, South Brunswick 19-6 (SQ)

2. Jr. Ricky Longnecker, Ashley 22-8

3. Fr. Emmanuel Bell, Laney 18-19

Honorable Mention: Soph. Jerry Mejia, West Brunswick 10-10