Warriors lay claim to fourth wrestling title
Published 10:12 pm Saturday, February 15, 2014
FROM STAFF REPORTS
Thompson High School became the first Class 6A school since Vestavia Hills to win four straight large-school state wrestling championships as Coach Shawn Weltzin’s Warriors posted 186 points to claim the 2014 AHSAA State 6A Wrestling title. Vestavia Hills, which won four in row from 1998-2001, finished second Saturday with 150.5 points. Auburn and Prattville tied for third with 129.5 points each.
Thompson placed three wrestlers in the winners’ circle with Riley Pike (51-11) winning at 120 pounds, Jaden Hunter (50-6) at 132 pounds, and T.J. Rayam (60-6) at 285 pounds.
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