2014 Gilmer High School Wrestling Banquet

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The Gilmer High School Bobcats Wrestling team held its annual end of the year banquet to honor seniors and superlatives. The 2014 GHS class won seven of a possible eight state titles, with one runner up finish. The 2013-14 season saw the Bobcats win its 12th and 13th state titles, in both the Duals and Traditional Tournaments. Head coach, Sam Snider, spoke repeatedly of the uncanniness of the Bobcats’ dominance, as he reminded those in attendance that, “that just doesn’t happen.”The Bobcats junior varsity team finished with a 57-8 team record, winning both the Duals and Traditional JV state championships.

Award Winners

Top Freshman Scorer
Matthew Waddell (240 points) Third Place Finisher 160lbs

Top Sophomore Scorer
Marcelino Lopez (196 points) State Champion 113lbs

Top Junior Scorer
Jamie Lopez (233 points) Fifth Place Finisher 145lbs

Most Improved
Jacob Harrison (34-8, 184 ½ points)

Takedown Award
Johnie Flakes (136 Takedowns State Champion 152lbs) Two Time State Champion

Team Captains
Tyler Bertolini Fifth Place Finisher 220lbs
Cameron Perry

Team Most Valuable Wrestler
Cameron Perry (276 Points) State Runner Up 132lbs, Two Time State Champion, Two Time Runner Up, First GHS Freshman to make the Finals, First GHS All-American

“I Do What I Can” Noah Harris Award
Zach Allen, Mel Mosley

State Champions
Alberto Lopez (106), Marcelino Lopez (113), Daniel Bautista (120), Johnie Flakes (152)

State Place Winners
Matthew Waddell 3rd (160), Jamie Lopez (145), Tyler Bertolini (220)

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