Most Recent Entries
- Rays v Yankees: Jennings out with groin injury
- Rays vs Yankees: lineups
- Girls Basketball: Walker, Gregory lead Tampa Bay players on All-State Teams
- A fresh, entertaining look at the 1991 World Series
- Plant’s Donahue signs with UF
- Florida High School Softball State Poll
- Rays @ O’s: Brrrrrrrrrr
- Five Berkekey Prep student-athletes to be recognized at signing ceremony Wednesday
- Gulf softball coach Rick Hohenthaner resigns after 12 seasons
- Leaf heads to auction with Manziel predictor packs
- Panini provides a look at 2013-14 Signatures basketball product
- Testaverde leads group of seven Jesuit athletes to sign NLI’s Wednesday
- Florida High School Flag Football State Poll
- Rays @ O’s: Lineups
- Patchan picks Hurricanes
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.