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Attention all returning and prospective Whitman Wrestlers — Weight Certification

Weight certifications are scheduled for Friday, October 31st.  This is a mandatory team event.  We will meet at Whitman 10:00 AM and take a bus as a team to Blake High School for weight certifications.  You must:

1)      Bring the weight certification permission slip (Weight Cert Parent Permission 2013Weight Certification Parent Packet 2014-15)
2)      Your school ID, if you have one (drivers license will work too)
3)      Wear shorts or shorts under your sweats
4)      Be hydrated.  You should start drinking plenty of water at least two days before.  Your urine should be clear.

We will only be going for this certification. You will get your height checked, hydration will be checked so as to get an accurate body fat percentage.

If you have questions please contact Coach Manon by email or read the attached forms.

Fenton & Sessions Place at State Tourney!

Two Vikings ended their seasons on the medal podium at this past weekend’s Maryland 4A/3A State Wrestling Tournament!  Mitch Fenton won four out of five matches, earning the bronze medal in the 132 lb weight class.  Only a sophomore, Fenton has an excellent chance to win the State title before he graduates.  Max Sessions finished his high school wrestling career in style, winning three out of five matches.  Max won the fifth place medal in the 195 lbs category.
Congratulations to Mitch and Max for a tremendous season!

Viking Wrestlers Place at Regions

Whitman’s Wrestling team had a very successful outing at this past weekend’s 4A/3A West Region Championships.  Eight wrestlers earned top six finishes, propelling the team to third place in the competition.  Mitch Fenton now owns back-to-back Region Championship crowns as he once again outclassed his opponents in the 132lb class!  Max Sessions blazed his way to the 195 lb finals, where he won second place in a tightly-contested match.  Also prevailing in hard-fought matches were:  Jack Calder (3rd–152lbs); Kevin Baker (4th–160lbs); Stephen Sharbaugh (5th–113lbs); Matthew McClanahan (5th–182lbs); Harriet Symington (6th–106lbs); and Will Baker (6th–126lbs).
The wrestling season wraps up this Friday and Saturday, March 7th-8th, when Mitch, Max, Jack and Kevin will compete in the State Championships at UMD’s Cole Field House.

Whitman Wrestlers Place at Counties!

Four Whitman wrestlers placed at this past weekend’s MCPS Wrestling Championships.  Mitch Fenton convincingly won the 132 lb County title by pinning his first three opponents and dominating the fourth!  Max Sessions also cruised to the finals, earning 2nd place in the 195 lb weight class.  Also placing for the Vikings were Jack Calder, 3rd at 152 lbs, and Stephen Sharbaugh, 5th at 113 lbs.

Mitch, Max, Jack, Stephen, Harriet Symington, James Bamberger, Will Baker, Jacob Cutler, Kevin Baker and Matthew McClanahan will continue their seasons, having qualified for next weekend’s 4A/3A West Region Championships at Sherwood High School.

JV Wrestlers Dominate at County Tournament!

Whitman’s JV wrestlers left no opponent unturned at Saturday’s 2014 Montgomery County JV Wrestling Tournament!  Whitman boasted three Champions – Nick Panlibuton, Ezra Alexander and Zach Salem-Mackall—and two Runners-Up – Kevin Cullinane and Braedan McKee.  Also placing in the top four were Sam Sadeghi (3rd), Marcos Solloso (3rd), Jacob Winch (3rd), Alex Kang (4th) and Adin Kramer (4th).

The Varsity wrestlers have their County Tournament this Friday and Saturday February 21-22 at Gaithersburg High School.

Go Vikes!

Whitman qualifies for Region Dual Meet Tournament!

Whitman’s 13-1 dual meet record places it among the top four teams in the 3A-4A West Region, which means that we have qualified for the Region Dual Meet Tournament. The tournament will take place Wednesday, February 12th , at Damascus High School.  Whitman will compete against Sherwood High School in a semifinal match, beginning at 5:30 p.m.  Damascus and Churchill will compete in the other semifinal at the same time.  If we win our semifinal match, we will compete in the final round, which starts at 7:30 p.m.

Whitman takes second place at Grapple at the Brook Tournament!

For the second weekend in a row, Whitman Wrestling produced a complete team effort, finishing second at the “Grapple at the Brook” wrestling tournament with every wrestler scoring points for the team. Congratulations to Mitch Fenton and Kevin Baker, who were the Champions of their respective weight classes!  Other place winners were:  Will Baker (2nd); Jack Calder (2nd); Max Sessions (2nd); Harriet Symington (3rd); Jacob Cutler (3rd); Stephen Sharbaugh (4th); James Bamberger (5th); Evan Smith (6th); Matthew McClanahan (6th) and Gabe Garcia (6th).