Youth Wrestlers compete in Braxton tournament


Lewis County Junior Wrestlers traveled to Braxton County to compete in the West Virginia Youth Wrestling Association Regional III Tournament.
West Virginia Youth Wrestling Association organized the state into four separate regions consisting of neighboring counties. At the end of season each region hosts a regional tournament for wrestlers to compete for placement in the top six of their division.
The top six wrestlers in each division of their region will be invited to compete in the West Virginia Youth Wrestling State Championships held in Beckley this year on March 10 and 11. This tournament is the only way to earn a position in the state championships creating a competitive competition.
Lewis County Junior Wrestlers battled it out this year at regionals placing 16 junior wrestlers who are all competing next weekend in the state championships. These wrestlers have truly worked hard this season building up for the final championship next weekend.
Champions: Auston Smith 4U 45lbs division with two pins, Jason Stackpole 6U 40lbs division with three pins, Easton “Motor” Sloan in the 6U 60lbs division with two pins, Zeke Brown 6U 45lbs division with one pin, Trenton Bush in the 13/15 110lbs division with four pins, and still the undefeated champion of the 6U HWT division Jaxson Butcher.
Elijah Brown second place 6U 40lbs division with one pin, Avery Sumner second place 4U 35lbs division, Levi Orsburn third place 8U 45lbs division with one pin, Liam Lattea second has lace 6U 55lbs division with two pins, Aden Anderegg fourth place 10U 55lbs division, Jonah Mayo third place 12U 105lbs division with two pins, Quintin Hilliard placed second 10U 60lbs division, Ian Brown placed sixth 10U 60lbs division, Jeremy Jett sixth place 10U 55lbs division, and Cameron Brown second place 12U 125lbs division.


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