On Thursday, the KWCA announced the State Coach of the Year and Senior Wrestlers of the Year as well as the Academic Award honorees.
The Head Coach of the Year and Senior Wrestlers of the Year for each of the four classifications are voted on my KWCA member coaches at the conclusion of each respective state championship. Congratulations to each of this year's winners.
|6A||Coach of the Year||Bill Ross||Derby High School|
|6A||Sr. Wrestler of the Year||Bubba Wilson||Manhattan High School|
|5A||Coach of the Year||Cody Parks||Blue Valley Southwest High School|
|5A||Sr. Wrestler of the Year||Wyatt Hendrickson||Newton High School|
|4A||Coach of the Year||Cole Fredrickson||Marysville High School|
|4A||Sr. Wrestler of the Year||Korbin Riedel||Tonganoxie High School|
|3-2-1A||Coach of the Year||Mike Porsch||Hoxie High School|
|3-2-1A||Sr. Wrestler of the Year||Dayton Porsch||Hoxie High School|
Also being released on Thursday is the Junior-Senior Academic Award (Formerly Senior Academic Award) and the Team Academic Championships.
Congratulations to this year's winners of the Team Academic Championship
|321A||Shane Bird||Oberlin Decatur Community High School||STATE CHAMPIONS|
|4A||Mike Juby||Buhler High School||STATE CHAMPIONS|
|5A||Mike Medina||St. James Academy||STATE CHAMPIONS|
|6A||Randy Lowe||Blue Valley West High School||STATE CHAMPIONS|
Complete results can be accessed via the links below.
The rest of the Post-season awards will be announced in the coming weeks.
Make sure to attend the KWCA Senior Classic: Battle of the Best on Friday, March 15 at the Kansas ExpoCentre in Topeka. Matches kick off at 7:00 pm. If you are unable to attend you can watch all the action via the KWCA Facebook page.