Howard County Times sports reporter Tim Schwartz and Carroll County Times sports editor Pat Stoetzer break down the MPSSAA state wrestling tournament brackets and give their thoughts on what to expect from their respective county's top wrestlers.
They talk about South Carroll senior Joey Thomas and Jamar Williams looking to win their third straight state titles, as well as Travis Crawford, Jagger Clapsadle and Dakota Bowers looking to break through to help the Cavaliers win their fourth straight 1A/2A state championship. They also talk about Marriotts Ridge’s Chris Spano, Ethan Bohan and Will Vaxmonsky, in addition to Oakland Mills’ Kyle Farace, Daiquan Anderson and Johnny Rynn. They also talk about Century’s undefeated senior Jack Akers and his potential matchups.
They break down the 3A/4A brackets, including Glenelg’s regional champions Jared Thomas, Max Sotka, Garrett Murray and Sam Alsheimer and their potential to win state titles; Centennial sophomore Jason Kraisser looking to win his second straight state championship; Westminster’s Garrett Vandervalk potential for a rematch with Alsheimer in the state semifinals and more.