Whitman JV Wrestlers Show Well Over Holidays

The JV Viking Squad participated in two tournaments over the Holiday break.  Our JV squad turned in some impressive performances at both the Wootton JV Snowbrawl on December 27th and our very own Viking Quest Tournament on December 29th.

The Snowbrawl was a clash of 8 area teams including Whitman, Wootton, Oakdale, Rockville, Walter Johnson, Springbrook, Northwest and Georgetown Preparatory School.  The Vikings JV squad medaled in nine of the weight classes with following grapplers finishing in the top 3:

  • 1st Place finishers were Max Gersch, Sebastian Turkewitz, Tobie Payot, Yussef Zaki, and Tom Wilmarth
  • 2nd Place finishers were Matthew Lindstrom and Sang Hanna
  • 3rd Place finishers were John Mackall and Luke Cullinane

The Viking Quest was a much larger tournament and included 12 Montgomery County Schools featuring Whitman, Northwest, Magruder, Walter Johnson, Quince Orchard, Watkins Mills, Churchill, BCC, Einstein, Rockville, Sherwood and Wootton.  The wrestlers were divided up into 31 weight groupings with Whitman wrestlers finishing in the top two spots in nine of them.

  • 1st Place finishers were Sang Hanna, John Mackall, Tom Wilmarth, Ben Mickum and Matt Cauley
  • 2nd Place finishers were Steven Canfield, Luke Cullinane, Thomas Santora and Tobie Payot

Congratulations to all the Whitman JV wrestlers for turning in some very solid results!

By George Boinis

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