Coach: Scott Jennings (second year)

Conference: KVAC Class: A

Last year’s results: Fifth in East regional; tied for 10th in state.

Returning athletes: Senior — J.T. Williams; Juniors — Will Gunter, Terry Storer, Josh Winters; Sophomores — Hunter Centeio, Levi Libby, Austin Seeley, Michael Voter.

Key losses: Nick Hickey, Daniel Reed, Tyler Sennick.

Promising newcomers: Juniors — Chris Burnham, Ryan Larkin, Sarah McGhee, Alyssa Nile; Sophomores — Jordan Hoffman, Tyler Seamon; Freshmen — Adam Fitzgerald, Matthew Hyde, Jamin Pullen.

Season outlook: The Cougars are young for the second consecutive year, but lone senior Williams was a force (second in regional, fourth in state) at 220 pounds a year ago and will challenge again if he can overcome nagging a knee injury from football season. Gunter won the consolation final in both regionals and states and was runner-up in the New England qualifier in the heavyweight division. Voter returns off a solid season in the lower weight categories.


Only subscribers are eligible to post comments. Please subscribe or to participate in the conversation. Here’s why.

Use the form below to reset your password. When you've submitted your account email, we will send an email with a reset code.