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Eagles runner-up in
Region II Wrestling Tournament
Braxton County High wrestlers finished second in the Region II A-AA Wrestling Tournament last Friday and Saturday. Keyser, with 268 points, emerged as regional champions. The Eagles’ runner-up position came with 195 points, and Berkeley Springs, at 176, placed third.
Seven of Braxton’s wrestlers qualified for the upcoming State Tournament. Two---Bryson Dennison and Levi Jarvis----earned championships in their weight classes. Dennison, whose record at 160 lbs. is 50-4, defeated Berkeley Springs’ Tanner Clark in the championsip bout. Jarvis, 170, outwrestled Colton Turner of Petersburg to take first place. He heads for States with a 49-4 record.
The Eagles had two runners-up. Dylan Dennison at 113 lost to Keyser’s Bryant Dixson in the championship match. At 138, Daniel Hoard lost to Keyser’s Lonnie Johnson. Dennison carries a record of 45-8, while Hoard’s record is 38-6.
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