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News for New Kent County and Charles City County, Virginia | December 15, 2017

LaPrade named ACC wrestler of the week

By Community Member | November 22, 2017 3:34 pm

B.C. LaPrade, a 2015 graduate of New Kent High School and standout wrestler, was named the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) wrestler of the week for Nov. 14-21.

LaPrade, wrestling at 157 pounds for Virginia Tech, scored a decision victory over Dylan Forzani from the University of Chattanooga and followed that with an victory over Central Michigan’s Colin Heffernan, who was ranked 13th in the country.

LaPrade completed his high school career as a two-time Group 3A state champion, winning in the 138-pound and 145-pound weight divisions.