GREENSBORO — Ashe County wrestler John Reavis finished in sixth place in the 160-pound division in the NCHSAA 2A Wrestling Championships that started on Thursday.
Reavis got off to a slow start, dropping his first round match by a 9-3 decision to Darnel Brooks from North Brunswick.
In the first round consolation match, Reavis bounced back to win a thriller over Jalen Kelly from Bunn. Reavis won the match by a 10-9 decision, getting the win by tiebreaker.
Next up, Reavis was nearly flawless in his match against Lincolnton’s Adrian Rojas, winning by a 5-0 decision.
Reavis moved on to the third round of consolations where he once again shutout an opponent by decision, a 2-0 triumph of Quentin Horne from Carver High School.
In the semifinals, Reavis saw his tournament come to a close at the hands of Croatan’s Charles Corbell. Corbell pinned Reavis at the 4:14 mark of the match, giving Reavis sixth place.
Reavis will look to build on this state tournament run next season for his senior year.
2A state champions
106 pounds: Arien Leigh (First Flight)
113 pounds: Rylee Billings (West Wilkes)
120 pounds: Ethan Oakley (Providence Grove)
126 pounds: Nathan Oakley (Providence Grove)
132 pounds: Quincy Monday (Carrboro)
138 pounds: Sammy Peticos (Chase)
145 pounds: Tyler Johnson (Trinity)
152 pounds: Patrick Burton (North Brunswick)
160 pounds: Caleb Spears (RS Central)
170 pounds: Chase Emory (Chase)
182 pounds: Tyrone Watson (North Brunswick)
195 pounds: Carlos Martinez (First Flight)
220 pounds: Shykale Steptoe (West Caldwell)
285 pounds: Kanaan Brock (RS Central)
Nathan Ham can be reached at 336-489-3062.