Repeating as 3A Region A wrestling champions
New Kent High School’s wrestling team claimed its second straight Group 3A Region A championship this past weekend inside its own gym. The team had 12 wrestlers qualify for the state meet this upcoming weekend in Salem. Regional champions are Travis Ragland, Nathaniel Fly, Gannon Jones, Brandom Bauman, and Jamar Christian. Buddy Whitecotton finished as a runner-up, Joey Campbell earned a third place finish, and other qualifiers for state competition are Daniel Colgin, Evan Holloway, Raymond Goode, Dom Baker, and Nick Vafiadis.
New Kent’s Joey Campbell gets leverage for a takedown against hist opponent on his way to a third place finish in the 3A Region A tournament.Robb Johnson photo