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Top West Virginia Seniors, Juniors, Sophomores, Freshmen: 2016-17

This page composed March 16, 2017.

This page reviews the 2016-17 West Virginia State High School Wrestling Tournament and includes those 2016-17 seniors and juniors who placed in the top three, sophomores who placed in the top five, and freshmen who placed in the top six. A few additional stats and comments are added to allow you to draw your own conclusions.

Attention wrestlers and coaches: If you have other "credentials" to add to your listing here (a good finish in other major tournaments, statistics, etc) let us know and we can update your stats!


Top Seniors - AAA

This year 13 seniors placed in the top three at the AAA state tournament:

Top Seniors - AA/A

This year 16 seniors placed in the top three at the AA/A state tournament:

Top Juniors - AAA

This year 13 juniors placed in the top three at the AAA state tournament:

Top Juniors - AA/A

This year 15 juniors placed in the top three at the AA/A state tournament:

Top Sophomores - AAA

This year 19 sophomores placed in the top five at the AAA state tournament:

Top Sophomores - AA/A

This year 8 sophomores placed in the top five at the AA/A state tournament:

Top Freshmen - AAA

This year 12 freshmen placed in the top six the AAA state tournament:


Top Freshmen - AA/A

This year 10 freshmen placed in the top six the AA/A state tournament:


Wrestlers Undefeated in 2016-17

Noah Hodges, Grafton
Noah Adams, Independence
Cameron Pine, Washington

2017 Four-time State Champions

Justin Allman, Parkersburg South
Jacob Hart, Independence


2017 Four-time state placewinners (freshman, sophomore, junior, senior)



Wrestlers to watch in 2018

Looking to defend or reclaim state championships in 2018

Seniors in 2018 (2017 Weight Class)
Luke Martin, Parkersburg South: AAA 126
Josh Humphreys, St Albans: AAA 145
Cameron Pine, Washington: AAA 160
Owen Porter, Spring Valley: AAA 220
Chaston Holley, Cabell Midland: AAA 285
Caleb Rea, Weir: AA/A 126
Hunter Taylor, Independence: AA/A 132
Connor Gibson, Independence: AA/A 145
Heagan Harvey, Independence: AA/A 152
Jackson Moomau, Petersburg: AA/A 170
Cole Laya, East Fairmont: AA/A 120
Brock Whorton, East Fairmont: AA/A 126

Juniors in 2018 (2016-17 weight class)
Zane Lanham, Huntington: AAA 152
Brandon Holt, St Albans: AAA 106
Mikey Shamblin, Parkersburg South: AAA 132
Noah Hodges, Grafton: AA/A 106
Liam Lusher, Independence: AA/A 113
George Smith, Point Pleasant: AA/A 113

Sophomores in 2018 (2016-17 weight class)
Joey Miller, Musselman: AAA 113
Caleb Haynes, St Albans: AAA 132
John Martin Best, Parkersburg: AAA 120
Peyton Hall, Oak Glen: AA/A 120
Zach Frazier, Fairmont Senior: AA/A 285

Looking to become a four-time state champion

Josh Humphreys, St Albans
Joey Miller, Musselman
Caleb Haynes, St Albans
John Martin Best, Parkersburg
Peyton Hall, Oak Glen
Zach Frazier, Fairmont Senior

Looking to become four-time state placewinners

Seniors in 2018
Josh Humphreys, Huntington
Hunter Burdette, Ripley
Luke Martin, Parkersburg South
Jacob Starkey, Ripley
Cameron Pine, Washington
Chaston Holley, Cabell Midland
Cole Laya, East Fairmont
Brock Whorton, East Fairmont
Tanner Harris, Independence
Caleb Rea, Weir
Austin Pumphrey, Frankfort
Hunter Taylor, Independence
Connor Gibson, Independence

Juniors in 2018
Tucker Windland, Parkersburg South
Zane Lanham, Huntington
Louden Haga, Parkersburg South
Tristan Adkins, Huntington
Jordan Wood, John Marshall
Hunter Ackerman, Parkersburg
Jacob Simpson, University
George Smith, Point Pleasant
Noah Hodges, Grafton
Liam Lusher, Independence
Wyatt Powell, Wirt County
Jake Whiting, Roane County

Sophomores in 2018
Joey Miller, Musselman
Caleb Haynes, St Albans
John Martin Best, Parkersburg
Jake Staud, University
Brayden Roberts, Parkersburg South
Garrett Donahue, Parkersburg
Ian Irizarry, Parkersburg South
Bo Moler, Parkersburg
Jace Bradbnury, Washington
Ethan Gray, John Marshall
Canon Welker, Wheeling Park
Peyton Hall, Oak Glen
Zach Frazier, Fairmont Senior
Chase Patterson, Greenbrier West
Nathan Warden, Independence
Blake Whorton, East Fairmont
Dillon Williams, Grafton
Ashby West, Oak Hill
Sean Dawson, Independence
Tristan Fox, Keyser
Aiden Gibson, Bridgeport



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