Roundup: Local wrestlers claim conference wrestling titles

Lafayette finished second Saturday behind host Smithfield in the 4A Conference 18 wrestling championships.

The Rams will send 10 wrestlers to regionals including 195-pound champion Jay Alex. He will be joined by Noah Cotton-Caballero, Ben Dallman, Kane Hurt, Jordan Robins, Alberto Canada, Colby Gray, Keven Nguyen, Graham Granger and Anthony Anderson.

Cotton-Caballero, Dallman, Hurt, and Robins each were second-place finishers.

Jamestown will send 12: Matthew Landreneau, Cameron Hagen, Yuri Passanita, Randy Frontera, Andrew Harris, Niko Naranjo, Ayden Howes, Tyler McMullan, Levi Taylor, Ross Wunibald, Michael Ososanya and Steve Moryl.

Moryl, Naranjo, Harris, Frontera and Landreneau posted second-place finishes.

Bruton had four 2A Conference 33 champions: Caleb Filicko (113), Ben Marshall (120), Carl Dickerson (170) and Thomas Adams (285).

Austin McMillion and Isaiah Hicks also placed for the Panthers and will advance to regionals.

Girls basketball

Lafayette defeated Bruton Monday 45-42 behind Rachel Lia’s 31 points.

Mychaela Lucas led Bruton with 14 points and Mykael Johnson scored 11. ...

Tabb outlasted Warhill 65-60 despite Te’Dhaizhua Jones’ 23 points for the Lions. ...

Led by Corynthian Williams’ 22 points, Jamestown knocked off Grafton 45-43.

Boys basketball

Walsingham Academy outlasted Steward of Richmond 59-54 in triple overtime Friday. The Trojans took the lead to stay on James West's 3-pointer with about a minute left in the final period.

Jaylin Stewart led the Trojans, ranked ninth in the latest VISAA Division 2 poll, with 22 points. West and Sam Jones each had 13 points.

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