Gilmer High celebrates senior wrestlers, managers

Gilmer High School recognized senior wrestlers and managers at a midseason home match.

Drew Dyer wrestles at 138 pounds. He has been a wrestler since he was 6 years old and was a state runner-up in seventh grade. His best wrestling memory is pinning scrubs and bus rides back from state duals. He earned an all-region first-team football selection as a senior. After high school, he plans to attend college and play football.

Dan Puac wrestles at 106 pounds, and his favorite wrestling memory is not having to cut weight. He has enjoyed being able to wrestle with friends and is thankful for parents and coaches who have influenced him. His goal is to be a state champion and go on to college and become a wildlife biologist.

Dawson Jenkins wrestles at 170 pounds, and as a sophomore, he placed third at the King of the Hill tournament. His favorite memories are coach Doug Haynes working with him on under hooks and cradles and being a member of a state championship team. After graduation, he plans to attend Kennesaw State University to become an electrical engineer.

Domingo Reynoso wrestles at 113 pounds, and he is a four-year varsity wrestler. His favorite wrestling memory is winning state duals in eighth grade. He is thankful for family and friends who have supported him. After graduation, he plans to attend Dalton State.

Levi Seabolt wrestles at 285 pounds. He is a four-year varsity wrestler, a two-time high school all-American and two-time state champion. His favorite memories include winning his first state title in 2009 and NHSCA Nationals in 2015. He plans to attend college and play football.

Matthew Waddell wrestles at 182 pounds. He is a  four-year varsity wrestler, six-time high school all-American, two-time state champion and a gold and bronze medalist at the Pan-Am games. His favorite wrestling memories include winning the middle school state duals and his first state title as sophomore. He is committed to wrestle for the University of Oklahoma.

Barrett Webb wrestles at  152 pounds and is a four-year varsity wrestler. His favorite wrestling memories include coming home to an amazing meal cooked purposely by his dad when he was cutting weight and winning state duals with the Bobcats his junior year. After high school, he plans to attend a technical school and become a DNR officer.

Kaitlyn Bowling has been a wrestling manager for six years. Her favorite wrestling memory includes the dance party in the manager’s hotel room each year at state. She plans to attend the University of North Georgia and major in early childhood education.

Breanna Reimer has been a wrestling manager for six years. Her favorite wrestling memory is going shopping with other managers at state. She plans to attend Georgia Southern University to major in sonography to become an ultra sound technician.

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