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GHS wrestlers place 10th in Toys for Tots Invitational

The Gloucester High School wrestling team participated in the Mike Duman Toys for Tots Invitational held on Dec. 20-21 at Ocean Lakes High School in Virginia Beach.

Thirty-three teams, from across Virginia participated in the event, which featured 14 specific weight classes ranging from 106 pounds to 285 pounds. 

Gloucester High School entered six wrestlers, and all six placed within the top eight positions in their weight class. As a team, the program amassed enough points to finish 10th overall. Individually, Gloucester wrestled through the preliminary rounds, placing three wrestlers into the semifinals, two of whom moved on to the finals with a chance to wrestle for the title in their weight class.

Austin Glockner finished as the champion of the 152 lbs. weight class, besting all of his opponents throughout his 26-man bracket. In the final match, Glockner met up with Hunter Huddleston, a senior returning state qualifier from William Fleming High School in Roanoke. After a fi...

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