2016 All-County Wrestling
Coach of the Year Robert Kovicak, North East Directed Indians to an 11- 1 overall dual-meet record and undefeated 6-0 mark in Susquehanna Division, capturing lowerdivision crown … coached team to 2A- 1A East Region Duals, notching a second- place team finish … produced a pair of state qualifiers, including Tyrek Fleming, who placed sixth.
Wrestler of the Year
Zac Zacerous Perr yville, Jr., 170 Advanced to third consecutive state tournament and captured first 2A- 1A State Championship … only fourth state champion in program history and first since Chris Brown in 2014 … compiled 36-3 record … 2A-1A East Region Champion … placed second at UCBACs, losing in title match to eventual 4A-3A champion Ethan Smith of Aberdeen … Severna Park Scuffle and Kent Holiday Tournament champion … threetime All- County selection.
Ter yl Cain, Perr yville, Jr., 285 Compiled 24-13 record … finished fifth at 2A-1A East Region Meet, just missing state tournament qualification … produced third-place finish at UCBAC Meet.
Matt Childs Rising Sun, Jr., 106 Compiled 29- 13 record … placed second at 2A- 1A East Region Tournament … earned second- place finish at Solanco Tournament and third- place result at UCBAC Tournament … placed fourth at both Battle at the Bridge and Severna Park Scuffle … competed at 2A-1A State Tournament and finished 2- 2, falling to eventual state champion and fifth- place finisher … ended year ranked 24th in state … back- toback All- County selection.
Colin Day North East, So., 120 Compiled 29- 13 record and qualified for 2A- 1A State Tournament … placed second at UCBACs and third at East Region Tournament … placed fourth at Kent County Invitational … back- to- back All- County selection.
Silas Filliaux Rising Sun, Fr., 132 Freshman wrestler who shined at season’s end, taking first place at both UCBAC Meet and 2A1A East Region Tournament … qualified for state tournament where he fell to third and fifthplace finishers … captured second place at Severna Park Scuffle, third place at Battle at the Bridge and sixth place at Solanco Tournament … ended year with 30-12 record … finished season ranked 22nd overall in state.
Tyrek Fleming North East, Sr., 132 Transfer from Georgia who captured sixth at 2A- 1A State Tournament, one of only two county wrestlers to place… compiled 30- 13 overall record … finished third at 2A- 1A East Region Tournament and fifth at UCBACs … ended third at Kent County Meet.
Jarrett Hunter Perr yville, So., 132 Compiled 23- 16 record … earned third- place result at UC- BAC Tournament and captured fourth at 2A-1A East Region Meet … qualified for state tournament.
Tyler Jones Rising Sun, Sr., 160 Moved up in weight class from previous season and finished 29-10 … captured 2A-1A East Region crown, defeating third and fourth-place state finishers … placed second at UCBACs … competed at state meet, falling to eventual second and sixth-place finishers … captured first place at Severna Park Scuffle … finished ranked 16th in state … back-toback All-County selection.
Pierre Lotts Elkton, So., 106 Captured fourth place at 2A1A East Region Tournament … placed fifth at UCBACs … competed at state tournament.
Bobby McLennan Bohemia Manor, Jr., 145 Compiled 30-10 record … placed sixth at both 2A-1A East Region Meet … finished fourth at UCBAC Tournament.
Sebastian Nagovich North East, So., 182 Wrestled 182 for a secondstraight season, finishing year 2314 … placed third at Kent County Tournmanet and fifth at 2A-1A East Region Meet, just missing state tournament … back-to-back All-County selection.
Jon Price Rising Sun, So., 113 Compiled 26-17 record … placed third at UCBAC Meet … captured fourth place at both 2A-1A East Region Tournament and Severna Park Scuffle … ended eighth at Solanco Meet … finshed 1-2 at 2A-1A State Meet.
Drew Stauffer Bohemia Manor, Sr., 220 Produced 25-13 record ... captured fourth place at UCBACs ... placed sixth at 2A-1A East Region Meet ... Kent County Holiday Champion ... undefeated against Cecil County opponents.
Noah Ulrich Rising Sun, Jr., 126 Compiled 22-16 record … finished second at 2A-1A East Region Meet .. advanced to states where he fell to eventual fourth and fifth-place finishers … captured third at Severna Park Scuffle and fourth at UCBACs.
Honorable Mention Kristan Wardlaw, Elkton Chris Hanna, North East Tyler Miller, North East Austin Rice, North East Kole Dobash, Perryville Hunter Zacerous, Perryville Richie Moore, Rising Sun
Perryville junior Zac Zacerous, right, captured the 2A-1A State Championship in the 170-pound weight class en route to All-County Wrestler of the Year honors.
BOBBY MCLENNON, BOHEMIA MANOR
JON PRICE, RISING SUN
DREW STAUFFER, BOHEMIA MANOR
C.O.T.Y. ROBERT KOVICAK
W.O.T.Y. ZAC ZACEROUS
TERYL CAIN, PERRYVILLE
MATT CHILDS, RISING SUN
COLIN DAY, NORTH EAST