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Brandon’s Glass earns national wrestling title

Posted Apr 1, 2012 by Bill Ward

Updated Apr 1, 2012 at 09:42 PM

Brandon senior Clark Glass, a five-time state champion and winner of this year’s Hillsborough County Outstanding Wrestler of the Year Award, added two more titles to his resume this season: national champion and all-American.

Glass earned those honors this weekend at the National High School Coaches Association National Wrestling Championships in the senior division at the Virginia Beach Convention Center in Virginia Beach, Va. The top eight wrestlers in the tournament earned all-American status.

Wrestling in the 160-pound division, Glass posted a 9-4 decision over Taylor Lewandowski of Minnesota in the championship match. En route to that finals match, Glass posted a 16-1 technical fall over Richard Kerekes of North Carolina, a 13-1 major decision over Frank Affronti of New York, a 5-0 decision against Delaware’s Patrick Davis and, in the semifinals, edged Jordan Wohlfert of Michigan.

In the junior division, Brandon’s Travis Berridge was the national runner-up at 152 pounds, reaching the title match against Kyle Perreault, where he wrestled a close match bbefore falling 6-3.

In the freshman division, Brandon produced a national runner-up at 145 pounds, Dakota Green, and a fifth-place finisher, Robbie Enmon, who wrestled at 195 pounds.

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