Sage Nugent · St. Amant · Sr.
Nugent didn’t need much sage advice. He won a Division I LHSAA title at 182 pounds and was a two-time City champion. Nugent (48-3) also was the City tourney’s Outstanding Wrestler in the upper weight classes. He had a 148-28 career record.
Austin Gouedy · Central · Sr.
Chalk up one big award for the little guy. Gouedy (45-5) competed at 106 pounds and was the master of
three impressive triple plays. A three-time All-Metro choice with a 127-24 career mark, Gouedy won his third straight City and Division II titles.
Austin Franklin · Brusly · Sr.
It was all about the power of four for Franklin (36-2), who helped Brusly to a Division III runner-up finish by bringing home his fourth state title. The two-time City champion also compiled a 156-43 career record and competed at 145 as a senior.
McKinley · 113, Sr.
The city tourney’s outstanding wrestler in the lower weight classes was 21-3 overall and a Division I runner-up.
Live Oak · 120, Fr.
A prolific newcomer who compiled a 57-5 record, won a City championship and also was a Division II runner-up.
Live Oak · 126, Sr.
Made the most of his final prep season with a City title, finishing as a Division II runner-up and compiling a 52-9 record.
Catholic · 132, Sr.
Won a City championship for the second time, had a 22-10 record and placed sixth in Division I at the LHSAA tourney.
Catholic · 138, Sr.
Also played a role in the Bears’ City title by winning his weight class; was 33-11 and placed fourth in Division I.
St. Amant · 152, Sr.
The City runner-up and Division I fourth-place finisher compiled a 42-7 record for the Gators.
St. Michael · 152, So.
Won the City title for the Division II Warriors, finished 25-8 overall and also placed fourth in Division II.
St. Amant · 160, So.
Sophomore jinx? Not for this Gator who compiled a 51-11 record, won a City title and was third in Division I.
Catholic · 170, Jr.
Claimed a City title for the City champion Bears, had a 44-7 record and was also a Division I runner-up.
Brusly · 182, Sr.
Won a third Division III championship and led the Metro team in wins with a 54-3 record for the state runner-up Panthers.
Dunham · 195, Sr.
Pulled off a wrestling double-double, winning City and Division III titles for the second time with a 30-2 record.
Live Oak · 220, Jr.
Finished with a 34-6 record, won a Division II title to help lead the Eagles and was a City runner-up.
E. Ascension · 285, Jr.
Won a City title and finished fourth among Division I competitors en route to a 42-14 record.
Coach of the Year
Herb Juneau · Central
A first-year coach, Juneau made an outstanding first impression. Juneau’s eight-member team finished eighth at the LHSAA Division III tourney and eighth at the City tournament. Two of his competitors made it to the finals.
Assistant Coach of the Year
Dean Roberts/Live Oak
The Eagles were one of the area’s top teams all season and placed fourth in Division II and City tournaments.
106 pounds: Luke Romano, Catholic, So., 38-15; 113: Tyler Morris, St. Amant, Jr., 52-13; 120: Jude Franklin, Catholic, Jr. 25-15; 126: Brier Babin, St. Amant, Sr., 46-11; 132: Trent Mahoney, East Ascension, Fr., 57-15; 138: Joshua Wright, St. Amant, Sr., 33-12; 145: Marcus Hill, McKinley, Sr., 21-11; 160: Kyle Chapman, East Ascension, Sr., 32-23; 170: Dane Harter, St. Michael, Jr., 44-10; 195: Gavin Bonilla, McKinley, So., 11-5; 220: James DeLee, Catholic, Sr., 23-8; 285: Gabe Philpot, Live Oak, Sr., 31-10.
Team selected by area coaches