For a second straight year the camels are taking home the second place trophy at the Kentucky High School Athletic Association State Tournament.
This year Campbell County qualified eleven of fourteen wrestlers for the state tournament. Of the eleven that qualified, five of them were state placers from last year.
The camels started out strong in the first round as eight wrestlers won their first round match, and as a team would move into fourth place. In the next set of rounds they would climb their way to second place, and hold that until the end.
Four would make in the finals, Sean Fausz (138 lb), Eli Matthews (182 lb), Austin Myers (220 lb) and Nick Sinclair (285 lb). Eli and Nick would finish in second, as Sean and Austin would finished in first. Sean would win his finals match by a score of 17-6, and Austin would win his final match by a score of 20-5.
Below are the results of all the wrestlers.
|Weight Class||CCHS Wrestler||Record||Individual Place|
|106 lbs||Brady Wells||4 – 2||4th|
|113 lbs||Brad Krebs||3-2|
|120 lbs||Bryan Holden||3-3||8th|
|126 lbs||Bryan Spahr||1-2|
|132 lbs||Stephen Maggard||6-2||4th|
|138 lbs||Sean Fausz||5-0||1st|
|170 lbs||Dustin Turner||5-2||5th|
|182 lbs||Eli Matthews||2nd||2nd|
|195 lbs||Brett Graziani||3-2|
|220 lbs||Austin Myers||5-0||1st|
|285 lbs||Nick Sinclair||4-1||2nd|
Ian is the founder of Camel Pride. He is a 2002 CCHS graduate. He lives with his wife and four children in Grant's Lick.
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