Wrestler of the Year
Kyonte Hamilton, 220 pounds, Jr., Georgetown Prep
Hamilton capped a dominant season with a championship at the prestigious National Preps tournament. He finished with a 51-1 record, winning a Maryland Independent Schools title and his third straight Interstate Athletic Conference title. He has committed to wrestle and play football for Rutgers.
Emmanuel Ayi-Bonte, 195, Sr., Potomac
After a third-place finish in 2019, he claimed the Virginia Class 6 title to cap his high school career.
Aiden Beall, 182, Sr., Damascus
The Maryland 4A/3A state champion finished the season with a 48-3 record.
Ty Broadway, 220, Jr., Severna Park
He capped a 43-0 season with a Maryland 4A/3A title.
Jack Creamer, 120, Sr., Dominion
Although Creamer fell just short of his third straight Virginia Class 4 championship, he still claims an impressive career record of 171-8.
Jacob Edwards, 285, Sr., Freedom
He completed a 20-2 season with runs to regional and state titles in Virginia Class 5.
Tim Furgeson, 195, Sr., Damascus
A second straight Maryland 4A/3A individual title tied a bow on a second undefeated season in a row for Furgeson.
Alex Iparraguirre, 138, Sr., Chantilly
He battled to an overtime win in the Virginia Class 6 tournament to claim a state championship as part of a 31-4 season.
Tyriel Jefferson, 120, Jr., St. Mary’s Ryken
He earned the outstanding wrestler award at the Washington Catholic Athletic Conference tournament with an upset of St. John’s stalwart Luke Kowalski in the 120-pound final.
Luke Kowalski, 113, Sr., St. John’s
He stamped his place in Cadets history as a four-time D.C. city champion and four-time place-winner at National Preps.
Xavier Kresslein, 170, Sr., Poolesville
In addition to a Maryland 2A/1A title, Kresslein won his weight class at the Boonsboro, Westminster and Dorsey duals.
Anthony Martin, 132, Sr., Woodson
A district, regional and state champion, Martin ended his high school career on a series of high notes.
Steven Rochard, 152, Sr., Wakefield
The Virginia Class 6 champion went 10-0 with five pins, one technical fall and two major decisions.
Meyer Shapiro, 126, Fr., Bullis
The freshman took home titles and outstanding wrestler awards at the IAC and Maryland independent schools tournaments and finished second at National Preps.
Sayfore Sieh, 145, Sr., Springbrook
Sieh surged through his senior season to post a 45-0 record and claim the Maryland 4A/3A crown.
Joshua Stokes, 170, Sr., Huntingtown
After reaching the state final in each of the past two seasons, Stokes broke through to win his first Maryland 4A/3A title.
Coach of the Year
Nick Arnone, Bethesda-Chevy Chase
In a county brimming with powerhouse programs, Arnone has built his own. The Barons bested Montgomery County rivals and standard setters Damascus and Springbrook en route to a 14-0 regular season but fell to Springbrook in the Maryland 4A semifinals for the second year in a row.
Mac Cafurello, 113, Jr., Centreville
Michael Emerick, 138, Jr., Damascus
Cade Eversley, 220, Sr., Forest Park
Liam Gordon, 145, Jr., Robinson
Ike Guttentag, 113, So., Bethesda-Chevy Chase
Jason Liau, 106, Jr., Wootton
Joshua Mancia, 285, Sr., Woodbridge
Carson Miller, 126, So., Forest Park
Heidi Richardson, 132, Jr., Good Counsel
Isaac Righter, 285, Sr., Magruder
Drew Sotka, 182, Sr., Glenelg
Dylan Altman, 285, Sr., Reservoir
Frank Antonelli, 120, Jr., Annapolis
Nick Barron, 160, Sr., Model Secondary School for the Deaf
Ethan Bohan, 152, Sr., Marriotts Ridge
Kate Borkowski, 106, So., Sidwell
Mason Buckler, 106, Fr., St. Mary’s Ryken
Owen Butler, 152, Sr., La Plata
Isaiah Causey, 195, Sr., Colgan
Caleb Chaves, 132, Jr., Arundel
Brady Colbert, 182, Fr., St. John’s
Samuel Congleton, 120, Sr., Woodbridge
Jackson Cramer, 145, Sr., Huntingtown
AJ Crews, 113, Sr., Chantilly
Jaron Fernandors, 138, Sr., Fairmont Heights
Joe Fisk, 138, So., Spalding
Trevor Gagnon, 152, Sr., Arundel
Gregory Griffith, 170, Jr., Chopticon
Drew Guttentag, 152, Jr., Bethesda-Chevy Chase
Kielin Huff, 113, Jr., North Point
Pierre Jean, 126, Sr., Springbrook
Eric Liau, 113, Jr., Wootton
Lorenzo Lopez, 132, Sr., Landon
Kadari Machen, 195, So., Gonzaga
Zachary Maisus, 113, Jr., Heritage
Brendan Marcy, 145, Sr., Forest Park
Jeo Martinez, 145, Sr., Bethesda-Chevy Chase
Nicholas McCarthy, 160, Jr., Richard Montgomery
Damon McGee, 138, Jr., Bullis
Keegan McMahon, 106, Fr., Paul VI
Jason Mohler, 160, Sr., La Plata
Kaleb Neal, 160, Sr., Southern
Christopher Nguyen, 106, Sr., Woodbridge
Caleb O’Cain, 285, Sr., Jefferson
Yoann Olympio, 182, Sr., Northwest
Steven Otwell, 152, Sr., South Lakes
David Panda, 126, Sr., Atholton
Adam Pfeiffer, 195, Sr., Sherwood
Brady Pruett, 113, So., Spalding
Gene Quodala, 145, Jr., Bullis
Zach Rios, 106, So., Loudoun County
Andres Sagastume, 285, Sr., Chantilly
Christian Simpson, 106, Sr., Bethesda-Chevy Chase
Stephanie Solloso, 126, Sr., Whitman
Will Vaxmonsky, 160, Sr., Marriotts Ridge
Dylan Weaver, 170, Sr., Annandale
— Text by Kate Yanchulis