The Union Bears clinched their third consecutive Region 2D wrestling championship, with John Battle's Christian Rector, Virginia High's Orrin King, and Wise County Central's Jude Davis each achieving their 100th career wins on the same day.

By the Numbers
  • Union finished at the top of the team standings with 194 points.
  • John Battle's Christian Rector secured his 100th win by methodically recording a 9-1 major decision.
  • Virginia High's Orrin King dominated at 285 pounds, pinning both his opponents to claim victory.
State of Play
  • Union clinched the championship with a 31-point lead entering the finals.
  • The VHSL Class 2 state tournament is scheduled for Feb. 16-17 at the Salem Civic Center.
  • Union's 10 state qualifiers included Thomas Potter, Ean Schenck, and Canaan Spears as individual champions.
What's Next

All three wrestlers, Rector, King, and Davis, are set to compete in the VHSL Class 2 state tournament on Feb. 16-17 at the Salem Civic Center, with high expectations for their performance.

Bottom Line

Union secures their third straight victory at the Region 2D championship, with standout wrestlers achieving significant career milestones on the same day, setting the stage for an exciting and promising performance at the state level.