UPPER MARLBORO, Md. – The MPSSAA State Wrestling Championships were held this past Saturday and Monday, March 3 and March 5, at the Showplace Arena in Upper Marlboro. The top 16 wrestlers across in the state in each weight class come together for this season finale to compete for the state title.
As mentioned in my previous post, the Bayside Conference sent 30 wrestlers to the 2A/1A State tournament and 7 wrestlers to the 4A/3A State tournament.
Of those wrestlers 15 placed in the top 6 in the State of Maryland in their weight class.
2A/1A State Placers:
113: Max Bentley (Easton) 6th Place
120: Ryan Bauer (North Caroline) 2nd Place
145: Dylan Finlay (Kent Island) 3rd Place
160: Tyler Bauer (North Caroline) 1st Place
170: Evan Mansfield (Snow Hill) 5th Place
Jake Hipps (Kent Island) 6th Place
182: Joey Bunce (Kent Island) 6th Place
195: Jordan Gabriel (Colonel Richardson) 4th Place
Jordan Bishop (Snow Hill) 5th Place
Alex Grable (North Caroline) 6th Place
220: Hadyn Blanchard (Kent Island) 4th Place
285: Jose Vazquez (Parkside) 6th Place
4A/3A State Placers:
106: Jagger Clapsadle (Stephen Decatur) 2nd Place
Nico D’Amico (James M. Bennett) 4th Place
220: Caleb Bourne (Stephen Decatur) 4th Place
You can find the full brackets here.
Congratulations to all the wrestlers on a great season.
There were also 3 Bayside schools to place in the top 25 team scores in the state. North Caroline High came in 6th place with 60 points, Kent Island High came in 9th with 52 points, and Snow Hill High came in 19th place with 32 points. Please click here for the full list.
Attached is a video reel that I edited together from the State Wrestling Tournament. Not all images are of Bayside wrestlers, some were just to good to leave out, but the majority of the video is Bayside. If there is any footage you would like to have please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org.