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State Champion Brent Lorin!!!

Freshman 106 pounder Brent Lorin completed his undefeated season Saturday Night in the finals of the 2016 MPSSAA Wrestling Tournament.  The last match of the tournament between Christian Balmoris (Junior from Springbrook) and Bel Airs Brent Lorin.  Brent  was taken down in the firrst period and answered with a reversal to tie it at 2.  In the 2nd period Balmoris choose neutral but neither wrestler scored in the period.  Brent choose bottom and was able to get a reversal early in the 3rd and he held on to the 2 point lead by riding out his opponent, resulting in a 4-2 victory.

In his opening round, Brent major decisioned Alex Carbonnell (Poolesville) 16-2, in the quarter final he tech fell Kids Gbnogrios (Parkdsale 19-2) .  The Semifinal match up was against an undefeated Eli Guttentag (Batlimore County Chesapeake), Brent earned a 3-1 victory in that battle.

The Bobcats finished in 21st place overall, Brent Lorin was the lone placer.  Fellow Bobcats Jacob Reed (126), Scott Miser (152), Sam Queen (170), Tom Gomez (182) and Dakota Crawford (220) all wreslted well and had a respectable showing but fell short in close matches.  Senior Captain Dakota Crawford was the sole returing State Qualifier  fort the Bobcats.  The Bel Air Wrestlers return these 5 state qualifiers as well as Liam Bowers (145) whom qulified in 2015 .