Wrestling advances to the State tournament


Courtesy of Louisa County Athletics

Tanner Painting, Luke Rowan, and Kasey Casazza posing with coaches after becoming Region champs.

Katelynn Jones, News & Copy Editor

   On Friday Feb.17, ten Louisa wrestlers will travel to Virginia Beach for the two day VHSL Class 4-6 State Wrestling Championship. After the Regional 4D tournament on Feb.11, eight Lions qualified for states with two alternates. Luke Rowan, Kasey Casazza, and Tanner Painting not only qualified for states, but also left as region champions. 

   The State Championship will be held at the Virginia Beach Sports Center, with the first round starting at 10 a.m. on Friday. Saturday will begin with the Semi-Finals, with the Championship set to begin at 5 p.m. 

  A Friday pass or Saturday pass is $20, while a two day pass is only $25. To purchase tickets, visit here.

   Come support these Lions at the State Wrestling Championship.

106 Lucas Phelps 

113 Blake White

120 Harbor Amiss

126 Bryan Rodriguez

132 Robert Tovornik

138 Colin King

150 Luke Rowan

157 Kasey Casazza

165 Tanner Painting

175 Lawton Rowan

   The Lion’s wrestling season came to an end this past weekend after traveling to Virginia Beach for the VHSL Class 4-6 State Wrestling Championship. Luke Rowan ended his season as sixth in the state, while two others, Kasey Casazza and Tanner Painting, were one match away from placing. We congratulate the team for working hard at states and making Louisa proud. 

Louisa varsity wrestlers posing after the Region 4D tournament. (Courtesy of Louisa County Athletics)