National Prep Champs
National Prep Champs
National Prep Champs
National Prep Champs
National Prep Champs
3 Buccaneer Wrestlers Crowned National Prep Champions
Rhett Moroses

Marc-Anthony McGowan ’23 (106 lbs.), Shayne VanNess ’21 (132 lbs.) and Rylan Rogers ’22 (180 lbs.) earned the national prep champion title in their respective weight classes at the 2020 National Prep tournament, held February 21 and 22 at Lehigh University. As a team, the Bucs earned a total of 268.5 points to finish in second place behind rival Wyoming Seminary.

In addition to being crowned national prep champion, Shayne also received the Ray Mendoza Award as the wrestler who produced the most team points in the tournament. Ryan Miller ’20 (120 lbs.), Cody Chittum ’23 (132 lbs.) and Peyton Craft '21 (195 lbs.) each placed second in their weight classes, while Noah Pettigrew ’22 (220 lbs.) and Eli Anthony ’20 (285 lbs.) placed third. Danny Wask ’22 (126 lbs.) placed fourth while wrestling up a weight class. 

Sean Kilrain ’20 (170 lbs.) placed fifth and T.J. Stewart ’22 (160 lbs.) placed in eighth in their respective weight classes, rounding out the place-winners for the Bucs.

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