Vote for your Mortgage X-Change 5A Boys Wrestler of the Year.The top 3 will enter a new Poll with other divisions to vote on the All State Wrestler of the Year. Voting will end April 10th.
5A Boys Bio’s
Kenneth Hendriksen of Carrollton Creekview. Finished the season 37-1 with the only loss coming from Zach Casias of Lubbock in UTB. Quality wins include redemption over #2 Casias in the state finals, #3 Trebor Moreno of El Paso Eastwood, #5 Josh Weatherall of Lewisville The Colony, and #2-6A Shawn Ryncarz of Arlington Martin. Hendriksen is a 2x state qualifier and 2020 state champ.
D’Andre Brown of Wylie East. Finished the season 21-1 with his only loss coming to state 6A runner up #2-6A Carson Laughery of Austin Lake Travis. Quality wins are over #2 Tyten Volks of Frisco Centennial, #4 Mitchell Borynack of Frisco Liberty, and #5 Brendon McCurry of Burleson Centennial. Brown is a 2x state placer, placing 4th in 2019 and champ in 2020.
Alex Pena of Lubbock. Finished the season 38-1 with his only loss coming to #2 Andres Mendoza of Canyon Randall in the regional finals. Quality wins are redemption over Mendoza in the state finals and #5 Christropher Tavares of El Paso Eastwood. Pena is a 3x state champion.
Felix Saunders of Midlothian. Finished the season 36-6. Quality wins are over #9-6A Cole Bennet of Southlake Carroll, #2 Aaron Hernandez of El Paso Eastwood, and #5 Jacob Sanchez of College Station A&M Cons. Saunders is a 2x state qualifier and 2020 state champ.
LaStot Pleasant of Frisco Lonestar. Season ended undefeated at 53-0. Quality wins are over #2 Ah Leet Yart of Dumas and #4 Jesus Fierro of El Paso Del Valle. Pleasant is a 3x state placer, and 2x state finalist winning 3rd in 2018, 2nd in 2019, and champ in 2020.
Jackson Bourne of Frisco Reedy. Ended the season at 20-1. Bourne was injured 1st part of the season and his only loss is to 6A-138 state champ Luke Sloan. Quality wins include #2 Coby Eikenhorst of Carrollton Creekview, #4 London Snow of Frisco Centennial, and #5 Riley McBryde of Lubbock. Bourne is a 3x state qualifier, 2x state placer, placing 5th in 2017 and 2020 state champ.
Jackson Carter of Midlothian. Finished the season 42-2 with his 2 losses coming to a state champ from Louisiana and #7-6A Austin Hartmangruber of San Antonio Lee. Quality wins are over #6-6A Owen Hollaway of Southlake Carroll, #2 @ 152 Alex Vislosky of Lucas Lovejoy, and #2 Tucker Spradley of Frisco Reedy (twice). Carter is a 3x state placer and 2x state champ placing 5th in 2018.
Chase Warden of Dripping Springs. Finished the season undefeated 35-0. Every win was by fall except for 2 decisions. Quality wins are over #4-6A Caleb Sebra of San Antonio Johnson, #2 Alex Vislosky of Lucas Lovejoy, #3 Greg Dean of Canyon Randall, and #4 Michael Breslav of Frisco Liberty. Warden is a 4x state placer, 3x state finalist, and 2x state champ. Placing 3rd in 2017, 2nd in 2018, champ in 2019 & 2020. Was nationally ranked earlier in the season.
Jaydn Heaton of Canyon Randall. Finished the season 43-5 with all his losses out of state at national tournaments, is undefeated in Texas. Quality wins are over #2 and returning state champ Micah Wiginton of Pflugerville Weiss. #3 Emiliano Saucedo of Wylie East, and #4 Hank Meyer of Burleson Centennial. Heaton is a 4x state placer, 2x state finalist placing 4th in 2017, 5th in 2018, 2nd in 2019, and a champ in 2020.
Branson Britton of Canyon Randall. Finished the season 44-4. Britton losses are all out of state at national tournaments and is undefeated in Texas. Quality wins are over #2 Max Hampton of Frisco LeBanon Trail, and #3 Cullen Davee of Argyle. Britton is a 3x state qualifier, 2x state finalist placing 2nd in 2019, and champ in 2020. Was ranked nationally earlier in the season.
Langston Mayrant of New Waverly. Finished the season 57-3. Mayrants losses were to #2 Brahn Howard of Richmond Foster, #5 Alexis Vejar of College Station A&M Cons, and Zach Horak of Conroe to injury. Quality wins are redemption wins over Howard and Vejar in the state tournament. Mayrant is a 3x state qualifier, 2x state placer. Placing 3rd in 2019 and 2020 champ.
Mason Ding of Carrollton Creekview. Finished the season undefeated at 43-0 quality wins are over returning state champ #2 Aiden Jean of Northwest, #3 Kallon Guyton of Leander Glenn, #3-6A Mauricio Trevino of Austin Lake Travis, and #7-6A Max Soto of Arlington Martin. Ding is a 3x state qualifier and 2020 state champ.
Ben Bell of Cedar Park. Finished the season 34-1. Bell’s only loss was to #5-6A Emmanuel Duron of Edinburg. Quality wins are over #2 Antonio Mendoza of Corpus Christi Ray and #4 Jeremiah Norris of El Paso Parkland. Bell is a 3x state qualifier, 2x state placer. Place 3rd in 2019, champ in 2020.
Chidoze Nwankwo of Richmond Foster. Finished the season undefeated 22-0. Quality wins are over #3-6A Curshawn Wilkins of Katy Taylor, #2 Marshall Hodges of Midlothian, and #5 Aiden Butler of Leander Rouse. Nwanko is a 4x state placer, 2x state champ. Placed 3rd in 2017, champ in 2018, 2nd in 2019, and champ in 2020. Nwanko is also ranked nationally #6.