Archer, the Class AAAAAA state champion, was named team of the year by the Gwinnett County wrestling coaches. Head coach Tom Beuglas was recognized as Coach of the Year, while Mountain View’s Randy Bortles was named Assistant Coach of the Year.
Collins Hill’s Sean Russell and Ryan Millhof and Buford’s Chip Ness were selected as Wrestlers of the Year. Russell and Ness were four-time state champion, while Millhof was a three-time state champ. All three are nationally ranked.
Grayson’s Martin Mai was given the Matt Peddicord Award for overcoming adversity. Nick Luckas received the Randy Bortles Award for Official of the Year and Buford High School principal Banks Bitterman was honored as the Walt Hennebaul Man of the Year.
The coaches also selected its all-county teams. Here are there selections.
106: Vinnie Artigues, Archer, Soph.
113: Codi Russell, Collins Hill, Soph.
120: Sean Russell, Collins Hill, Sr.
126: Ryan Millhof, Collins Hill, Sr.
132: Grant Aycox, Archer, Jr.
138: Andrew Webb, Parkview, Jr.
145: Kamaal Shakur, Parkvew, Sr.
145: Rudy Guillen, Buford, Jr.
152: Thomas Bullard, Archer, Soph.
160: Daniel Bullard, Archer, Soph.
170: Rodney Jones, Duluth, Jr.
182: Quinn Miller, Archer, Fr.
195: Chip Ness, Buford, Sr.
220: Alex Brown, Duluth, Sr.
285: MJ Couzan, Archer, Sr.
106: Todd Small, North Gwinnett, Soph.
113: Gio Fernandez, Archer, Sr.
120: Adam Flatt, Mountain View, Jr.
126: Chris Diaz, Archer, Soph.
132: Hunter Franklin, North Gwinnett, Sr.
138: Sam Bullard, Archer, Jr.
145: Carlos Champaign, Norcross, Sr.
152: Ethan Castaneda, Berkmar, Sr.
160: Andres Parra, Collins Hill, Jr.
170: William Broniec, Peachtree Ridge, Jr.
182: Stephen Solamon, Brookwood, Jr.
195: Elliott Lee, Archer, Jr.
220: Jacob Lill, Archer, Soph.
285: Bobby Klemm, Mill Creek, Soph.
106: Reese Dalton, Parkview, Fr.
106: Justin van Leeuwen, GAC, Jr.
106: Christian Torres, South Gwinnett, Fr.
106: William Delk, Wesleyan, Fr.
106: Eli Hartley, Buford, Fr.
113: Justin George, Mountain View, Soph.
120: Thanh Nguyen, Brookwood, Sr.
120: Darius Bunch, Buford
126: Raymond Washington, Meadowcreek, Jr.
126: Marcus Nelson, Dacula, Jr.
126: Ben Sewell, Grayson, Sr.
126: Michael Cunningham, Norcross, Sr.
126: Jack Barber, Buford, Soph.
132: Kyle Politz, GAC, Jr.
132: Zeke Johnson, Brookwood, Sr.
132: Griffin Riley, Collins Hill, Jr.
132: Javaughn Anderson, Grayson, Sr.
132: Brayden Hartley, Buford, Sr.
138: Emeritus Morris, GAC, Jr.
138: Marcos Rosenkjer, Mill Creek, Sr.
138: DJ Schrenk, Mountain View, Jr.
138: Trent Ferguson, Buford, Fr.
145: Michael Roquet, Collins Hill, Sr.
145: Ben Greer, Duluth, Soph.
145: Carter Clinebell, GAC, Sr.
152: Grey Williams, Lanier, Sr.
152: Levion Lewis, Central Gwinnett, Sr.
152: Adeniyi Henderson-Harden, Meadowcreek, Jr.
160: Hunter McKernan, GAC, Jr.
160: Tyler O’Rear, North Gwinnett, Sr.
170: Aubry Johnson, Collins Hill, Sr.
170: Zack Garner, Lanier, Sr.
170: Joe Salas, Buford, Jr.
182: Aiden Jarrett, GAC, Soph.
182: Octavian Jarda, Mountain View, Sr.
195: Ryan Moore, Meadowcreek, Sr.
195: Mamadou Soumahoro, Berkmar, Sr.
195: Jeremy Tayler, Laner, Jr.
220: Mitchell Shea, GAC, Sr.
220: Justin Loredo, Buford, Jr.
220: Jose Acosta, Berkmar, Jr.
285: DJ Coker, GAC, Jr.
285: Jeremy Quarshie, Brookwood, Jr.