Father Ryan, Sr.
Weight class: 138 pounds
Why chosen: Wesnofske defeated MUS’ Hart Gowen 10-2 to finished third in the Division II tournament and cap a 16-4 season. Steven Fisak
Wilson Central, Jr.
Weight class: 145 pounds
Why chosen: Fisak finished third in the Class AAA state tournament after pinning Bradley Central’s Anthony Lynn in 1:00 to cap a 44-6 season. Aidan Brenot
Weight class: 152 pounds
Why chosen: Brenot finished second in the Class AAA state tournament, falling to Dobyns-Bennett’s Jackson Hurst 10-5.
Father Ryan, Jr.
Weight class: 160 pounds
Why chosen: Terry finished fifth in the Division II state tournament, beating MBA’s Matthew Hyde 8-2 to cap a 24-7 season. Noah Hill
Weight class: 182 pounds
Why chosen: Hill won the Class A/AA state championship, beating Fairview’s Kendrick Curtis by an 8-4 decision to cap a 31-0 season. Dominic Love
Green Hill, Sr.
Weight class: 195 pounds
Why chosen: Love won his first Class AAA state meet, pinning Beech’s Donovan Rich in 3:57 to cap a 25-2 season.
106: Joseph Calvin, Father Ryan, Fr.
113: Chas Stokes, Oakland, Sr.
120: Jackson Masters, Summit, Jr.
126: Calvin Eason, Father Ryan, Jr.
132: Logan Heckert, Sycamore, So.
138: Alan Fort, Wilson Central, Sr.
145: Riley Bennett, Fairview, Sr.
152: Eli Clemmons, Lebanon, Sr.
160: Justin Brown, Blackman, So.
170: Mason Smith, Beech, Sr.
182: Zachary Duessler, Rossview, Jr.
195: Donovan Rich, Beech, Sr.
220: Noah Todd, Wilson Central, So.
285: Max Fisher, MBA, So.
COACH OF THE YEAR James Derrick
Derrick led Fairview to its first Class A/AA state duals championship, beating Pigeon Forge in the championship to finish 22-3. It marked the first TSSAA team championship in any sport for the school.
The first six athletes on The Tennessean All-Midstate girls wrestling team are nominees for the girls wrestler of the year. The winner will be announced on June 30 at the sixth annual Middle Tennessee High School Sports Awards presented by Farm Bureau Health Plans.
Weight class: 103 pounds
Why chosen: Gonzalez won the girls championship, pinning Tullahoma’s Divine Desilets in 1:31 to complete a 28-1 record.
Clarksville Northwest, Jr.
Weight class: 119 pounds
Why chosen: Vaughn won the girls state tournament, pinning Clarksville Academy’s Annalynn Rakett in 2:59 to finish a 29-1 season. Rontaysia Payne
Dickson County, Sr.
Weight class: 132 pounds
Why chosen: Payne won the state championship, defeating Gibbs’ Haley Redmond 14-0 to complete a 15-0 season. Brielle Bissonette
Weight class: 160 pounds
Why chosen: Bissonette won the state championship, pinning Farragut’s Hailey Webb in 1:07 to complete a 28-0 season. Shelby Zacharias
Creek Wood, Sr.
Weight class: 170 pounds
Why chosen: Zacharias pinned Sale Creek’s Katie McNabb in 36 seconds to win the state championship and complete a 24-0 season. Justina Nikolao
Weight class: 215 pounds
Why chosen: Nikolao won the state championship, defeating McGavock’s Valerie Smith 11-6 to complete a 17-1 season.
Rest of first team Grace Elliott
Weight class: 112 pounds
Why chosen: Elliott finished third in the girls state tournament, pinning Cheatham County’s Amanda Thomason in 1:49 to finish a 14-5 season. Monteria Bigsby
Weight class: 125 pounds
Why chosen: Bigsby won the state championship, defeating Independence’s Baylee Peterson 3-1 to finish a 13-6 season. Bryce White
Cane Ridge, Jr.
Weight class: 140 pounds
Why chosen: White finished second in the state tournament, falling to Carter’s Jailynn Tindall by pin to complete a 6-1 season.
Weight class: 150 pounds
Why chosen: Champion finished second in the state tournament, losing to Bartlett’s Maggie Graham 15-4. She finished 20-2 for the season. Ariyanna Anderson
Creek Wood, Jr.
Weight class: 190 pounds
Why chosen: Anderson finished third in the state tournament, pinning Rossview’s Jamya Brewer in 1:31 to complete a 20-3 season.
103: Divine Desilets, Tullahoma, Sr.
112: Amanda Thomason, Cheatham County, Fr.
119: Annalynn Rakett, Clarksville Academy, Jr.
125: Baylee Peterson, Independence, So.
132: Erica Moore, Brentwood, Jr.
140: Brooklyn Long, Independence, So.
150: Genesis Gilmore, Montgomery Central, So.
160: Alyssa Adamo, Rossview, Fr.
170: Lily Chantler, Clarksville Northwest, So.
190: Jamya Brewer, Rossview, Sr.
215: Valerie Smith, McGavock, Jr.
COACH OF THE YEAR Chris Bedell
Why chosen: Bedell led Northwest to the state championship with 70 points, seven more than second-place Clarksville. It marked the program’s first team title since 2017.