Fighting through adversity
La Plata’s Butler has memorable wrestling season
It has been nearly a month since Cameron Butler captured the Class 2A-1A state championship at The Show Place Arena in Upper Marlboro in the 120-pound final with a 4-0 decision over Kyle Farace of Oakland Mills, one of only two state championships won by Southern Maryland Athletic Conference wrestlers this season.
For his efforts, Butler, an All-SMAC first-team selection, was named this year’s wrestling Athlete of the Year in Charles County.
While reflecting on finally finishing atop the state’s wrestling podium to end his high school career, the La Plata senior will never forget how tough the road to the championship has been leading up
La Plata’s Cameron Butler has his hand raised after defeating Kyle Farace of Oakland Mills by a 4-0 decision in the Class 2A-1A 120-pound state final on March 5 at The Show Place Arena in Upper Marlboro.