Three Wakulla wrestlers place at state

Connor Brown Photos by WALT JACOBS

Jae Thaxton with Coach Pafford

Jae Thaxton with Coach Pafford

Most of the members of the Wakulla wrestling team at the FHSAA state tournament.

By By WALT JACOBS Special to The Sun

Three Wakulla wrestlers placed at the state tournament this past weekend: Connor Brown, a senior, placed 7th in the 106 pound division, Jae T Thaxton, a senior, placed 7th in the 145 pound division; and Kohl Pippin, a junior, placed 8th in the 220 pound division. Selection for the state tournament was determined by the 1A Regional results, with the top 4 wrestlers in each division advancing to the Florida High School Athletic Association State Wrestling Championship: • Connor Brown (Senior;106 lbs) 2nd • Anthony Fondo (Sophomore; 113 lbs) 3rd • David Culley (Junior; 126 lbs) 2nd • Caleb Orr (Senior; 132lbs) 4th • Brady Jackson (Freshman; 138lbs) 3rd • Jae T Thaxton (Senior; 145lbs) 1st • Nate Jacobs (Sophomore; 152lbs) 2nd • Kohl Pippin (Junior; 220 lbs) 2nd Final Season Records* (*Per Track Wrestling and Kabra Wrestling) • Connor Brown 52-10 • Anthony Fondo 38-12 • David Culley 35-13 • Caleb Orr 35-12 • Brady Jackson 46-11 • Jae T Thaxton 60-3 • Nate Jacobs 47-14 • Kohl Pippin 36-11