CLINT BROWNELL / St. Amant
It was a memorable senior season for Brownell, who competed in the 152-pound weight class for the Gators. He won a city title, was second in Division I and was first-team all-metro. He was 48-3 this season and 131-37 for his career.
AUSTIN GOUEDY / Central
Gouedy, a junior, completed the city title and Division II state title sweep for the second straight year in the 106-pound weight class. He was 38-6 this season, 39-6 as an all-metro sophomore and 111-25 for his career and first-team all-metro.
ELLIS HERRING / Episcopal
He completed a standout senior season with a Division III state title in the 182-pound weight class. Herring also finished second in the city meet, was 25-5 for the season and earned second-team all-metro.
Coaches of the Year
It’s no secret that Prochaska, who picked up his 300th dual meet victory, is a winning coach. He guided the Bears to their 15th City title since 2000 and sixth-place finish in Division I. CHS was 16-6 in dual meets.
Collier won the Division II coaching award for the second straight season. He led the Eagles to a second-place finish in Division II, third place at the city tournament and a 24-12 record in dual meets.
Bible repeated as the Division III top area coach. He led the Panthers to a second-place finish in Division III, fifth place at city and 15-17 in dual meets. Brusly won the previous four Division III state titles.
Assistant of the Year
DiPalma played a key role in the Bears’ development, including coaching four city champions. CHS also scored 164 points in Division I at the LHSAA tournament.
RUBIN LORENZO / McKinley, Jr.
Named Outstanding Wrestler after city meet win. He ended the season 24-7.
CAMERON CARPENTER / Catholic, Jr.
Claimed an individual title at the city tournament and had 31-8 record.
EAN HILL / Live Oak, Jr.
Finished strong by sweeping city and Division II titles. He was 40-21.
AUSTIN FRANKLIN / Brusly, Jr.
Won his third Division III title to go with a ’16 city title. He finished 41-10.
DAVIS POLITO / Catholic, Sr.
Claimed an individual title at city meet and finished 43-15 on season.
BRENNAN WEBB / Live Oak, Sr.
Earned the most wins (62-7) of first-team picks. Won city title and was second at state.
JACOB FEREDAY / Catholic, So.
Finished strong by winning a city title and claiming second at state. He was 52-12.
SAGE NUGENT / St. Amant, Jr.
Named Outstanding Wrestler after city tourney win. He finished second at state and was 51-3.
JORDAN AVERETT / St. Amant, Sr.
Completed a successful senior campaign with 42-2 record and city tournament title.
KENNAN TATE / Zachary, Sr.
Claimed a city tournament title and was sixth at state. He finished 27-5.
MASON RABEL / Dunham, Jr.
Completed an impressive sweep of city and Division III titles. He was 21-4.
K.J. WILSON / Catholic, Sr.
Finished first at city tournament and second at state. He was 30-6 on the season.
106: Jerimiah Johnson, McKinley, Jr., 24-4
113: Hunter Richey, Brusly, So., 25-19
120: Brier Babin, St. Amant, Jr., 50-11
126: Daniel Gunn, Catholic, Sr., 45-14
132: Landon Wheat, East Ascension, Sr., 50-11
138: Brendan Warner, Dutchtown, Sr. 22-16
145: Brent Torres, Catholic, Sr., 38-24
152: Andrew Messina, Catholic, Sr., 37-23
160: Owen Mabile, Brusly, Jr., 25-9
170: Richard Hunter, Brusly, Jr., 50-7
195: Nicholas Danna, Catholic, Sr., 38-21
220: James DeLee, Catholic, Jr., 24-9
285: Jordan Cambell, East Ascension, So., 36-16
Teams selected by local coaches