Blanton takes first in 2A Region Championship

Published 9:23 am Friday, February 10, 2023

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On Saturday, Feb. 4, the Statesmen wrestled in Poquoson for the 2 A Regional Wrestling Tournament. Donovan Blanton won the 2A Region Championship in the 190 LB weight class David Terrones-Lara finished in third place. Landon Jackson, David Van Der Weken, Samantha Van Der Weken and Aiden Bryant finished in 5th place. Adriana Brooks and Randy Adams took 6th place. Donovan Blanton and David Terrones-Lara both advanced to the VHSL State Tournament which will take place on Feb. 17 and 18 in Salem at the Salem Civic Center. Samantha Van Weken and Adriana Brooks will also advance to the girls’ open State Wrestling Tournament on Feb.24-25, at Unity Reed HS in Manassas.