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WILMINGTON — The Buccaneers 2016-17 season wrapped up this past weekend at the Individual 4A State Championships in Greensboro Coliseum, and it ended on a positive note.
For the first time since 1992, the Bucs sent two wrestlers to the state finals match. 120 pound senior, Kevin Saravia became the second two-time state champion in Laney Wrestling history, and the first three-time state finalist!
160 pound senior, Austin Harrison lost a tough decision in the finals to conclude his career as a state runner-up. As a team, the Bucs cracked the top 10 among 4A teams.
Check out the complete results below.
(106) Timothy Miller (Sr.) 39-11 record, 18 pins
Conference Champ, 3rd in Region, 1-2 at State Championships
(113) Seth Thomas (Fr.) 30-19 record, 19 pins
4th in Conference, 4th in Region, 1-2 at State Championships
(120) Kevin Saravia (Sr.) 45-5 record, 22 pins
Conference Champ, Region Runner-up, State Champ
(145) Austin Nalley (Sr.) 24-12 record, 13 pins
Conference Champ, 4th in Region, 1-2 at State Championships
(152) Cael Willis (So.) 42-13 record, 29 pins
Conference Champ, Region Champ, 1-2 at State Championships
(160) Austin Harrison (Sr.) 40-5 record, 23 pin
Conference Champ, Region Champ, State Runner-up
(182) Dallas Thompson (Sr.) 35-9 record, 26 pins
Conference Champ, Region Runner-up 0-2 at State Championships (*injured)
(220) Alex Willis (Sr.) 38-8 record, 29 pins
Conference Champ, Region Runner-up, 2-2 at State Championships
-Content provided by Coach Dan Willis
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