VIDEO: Wrestlers Win, Place at County Championships
Wootton and Magruder were a common sight in the tournament finals.
The county's 4A/3A wrestling championships, held Friday and Saturday at Montgomery Blair High School in Silver Spring, featured wrestlers from Thomas S. Wootton High School or Col. Zadok Magruder High School in eight of 14 finals.
Wootton finished second in the team standings, behind Damascus High School, as the tournament celebrated its 50th anniversary.
Click on the videos above to view the following matches, shot by Dual Cam Productions:
106 pounds: Austin Tritto (Wootton) defeated Mikey Macklin (Damascus).
113 pounds: Eddie Kennedy (Clarksburg) defeated Jacob Weaver (Wootton).
132 pounds: Andrew Conine (Magruder) defeated Michael Nguyen (Springbrook).
152 pounds: Kellen Staton (Seneca Valley) defeated Stephen Potemken (Wootton).
170 pounds: Aaron Perez (Springbrook) defeated Cammeron Mayberry (Magruder).
195 pounds: Will Sewell (Blake) defeated Tyler Dykes (Magruder).
220 pounds: Ralph Bernardo (Wootton) defeated Luis Beteta (Northwest).
285 pounds: Josh Daryoush (Whitman) defeated Josh Strauss (Wootton).
For more tournament coverage:
- North Potomac-Darnestown Patch has video of Quince Orchard High School's Eli Bienstock becoming the second wrestler in history to win four county championships.
- The Gazette talks to Damascus head coach John Furgeson.
- Chevy Chase Patch has an interview with 138-pound champion Charlie Banaszak, a junior at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School.