State Champion Celtics


Roanoke Catholic has earned the Commonwealth Catholic State Champion Wrestling Title after winning four dual matches against Seton School, Benedictine, Bishop Sullivan and Peninsula Catholic. To claim the 1st place trophy the men had to wrestle for individual titles and bring home the medals. Five Seniors led the charge with each placing either 1st or 2nd in the individual medals. Andrew Nolen received the Zach Burns Outstanding Wrestler award for the upper weights after pinning the number two ranked Heavy Weight in the state twice; once in the dual meet and then again in the individual championship finals. Results:

1st Place: Nghia Pham, Armando Herrera Dois Reis, Nick Nester, Sean Bower, Andrew Nolen

 2nd Place: Brian Sakalas, Jacob Patrick, Sean Deer

3rd Place: Alex Sakalas, Matt Gwin, Nick Ruble, Tommy Perini

 4th Place: Jack Pilgreen