Decatur’s Reho Wins State Championship

Decatur’s Reho Wins State Championship
Decatur’s Noah Reho won the state championship in the 126-pound weight class last weekend. Pictured above is Reho (center) on the podium with the other medalists in his weight division. Submitted photo

BERLIN- Stephen Decatur’s varsity wrestling brought home a school record six place-winners in the state 4A-3A championships last weekend including a state championship for freshman Noah Reho in the 126-pound weight class.

Decatur sent eight wrestlers to the state 4A-3A championships last weekend and six placed in their respective weight classes. Reho won the state championship at 126, the first state title by a Seahawk wrestler since Danny Miller did it in 2009.

Jagger Clapsadle reached the championship at 113 and finished as state runner-up, while Nico D’Amico captured third at 120. The huge success at the state individual championships capped a remarkable season for the Seahawks, who won the Bayside Conference championship, the region championship and the state team championship.

At 126, Reho beat Jamal Everette of Franklin, and Tyler Cook of North Hagerstown to reach the semifinals. Reho then beat Austin Rohn of Urbana to reach the title bout. In the championship, Reho beat Siavash Sarvestani to win the championship.

At 113, Jagger Clapsadle beat Grayson Wendel of Springbrook in his opener, followed by a win over Thomas Monno of Hagerstown in the quarterfinals. Clapsadle beat Garrett Lee of Leonardtown to reach the championship, but fell to Brent Lorin of Bel Air in the title match to finished second in his weight bracket.

At 120, Nico D’Amico beat Alex Gonzalez of Clarksburg in his opener, followed by a loss to James Riviera of C. Milton Wright in the quarterfinals. D’Amico then beat Colin Acton of Urbana and Matt Kilby of Springbrook to reach the third-place bout. D’Amico beat Wafeeq Iqbal of Magruder to take third place in his weight division.

At 106, Shamar Baines beat Jacob Antonielli of Huntingtown in his opener, but fell to Pierre Jean of Springbrook in his second match. Baines then beat Romeo Tsai of Watkins Mill in his first match in the consolation round and Dylan Montgomery of Northern. Baines then lost to Caleb Kearney of Henry Wise, but beat Mason Smith of South River to finished fifth.

At 182, Lukas Layton beat Justyn Briscoe of Woodlawn in his opener, followed by a loss to Marquez Cooper of Quince Orchard. Layton then beat Dylan Nickless of Great Falls and Jack Thomas to reach the consolation semifinals. Layton beat Adam Pfeiffer of Sherwood to finished fifth in his bracket.

At 160, James Parana beat Dalton Pearl of Linganore in his opener and Noah Dow of Dulaney in the quarterfinals. Parana then lost to Trevor Crowley of Leonardtown, lost to Pearl in a rematch and then lost to Sahid Antar of Springbrook to finish sixth in his bracket.

About The Author: Shawn Soper

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Shawn Soper has been with The Dispatch since 2000. He began as a staff writer covering various local government beats and general stories. His current positions include managing editor and sports editor. Growing up in Baltimore before moving to Ocean City full time three decades ago, Soper graduated from Loch Raven High School in 1981 and from Towson University in 1985 with degrees in mass communications with a journalism concentration and history.