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2015-16 All-Observer Wrestling Team

(Left-Right) Two of the top wrestlers are Brett Underwood, 17, a 132lb. senior at Piedmont and Michael McClelland, 17, a 106 lb. junior at Charlotte Latin. Underwood is 2015-16 Observer wrestler of the year. McCellend made first team
(Left-Right) Two of the top wrestlers are Brett Underwood, 17, a 132lb. senior at Piedmont and Michael McClelland, 17, a 106 lb. junior at Charlotte Latin. Underwood is 2015-16 Observer wrestler of the year. McCellend made first team jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com

All-Charlotte Observer Wrestling

106: Michael McClelland, Charlotte Latin, Jr.: Won second straight 106-pound, NCISAA 3A state title going 43-6 this season.

113: Tyler Gregor, Hickory Ridge, So.: 3A state champion was 46-3 this season.

120: Caleb Kreitter, Hough, Jr.: 4A state runner-up lost his only match of this season in the 4A state title match.

126: Max Spada, Charlotte Country Day, Jr./Charles McCombs, Hunter Huss, Sr.: Spada went 46-6 on his way to NCISAA state title; McCombs was 51-6 finishing 3rd at 2A state meet.

132: Dalen Byerly, Nation Ford, Sr.: S.C. AAA Upper State champion finished as state runner-up losing only twice this season.; Whitlock was the S.C. AAA state champion.

138: Brett Underwood, Piedmont, Sr./A.J. Leitten, Fort Mill, Jr.: Underwood went 56-1 on way to 3A state title; Leitten was unbeaten on his way to S.C. AAAA Upper State and state titles.

145: Chris Moungle, South Mecklenburg, Sr.: 4A state’s meet most outstanding wrestler went 44-1 on way to 4A state title.

152: Gil Gerber, Providence Day, Jr.: Charger standout won NCISAA state crown going 19-5 on the season.

160: Isaiah Johnson, A.L. Brown, Jr./Thomas Flitz, Piedmont, Sr.: Johnson was 4A state runner-up (36-1), while Flitz was 3rd at 3A state meet (50-4).

170: Tyler Henry, Charlotte Latin, Sr.: Two-time, NCISAA state runner-up (38-15) helped Latin to four state titles in his four years on Hawks’ team.

182: Hunter Allen, SouthLake Christian, Sr.: Two-time, NCISAA state champion (37-7) finishes off prep career with a second straight state title.

195: Mitch Jacobs, Mooresville, Sr.: 4A state champion was 59-2 on the season.

220: Lathan Bumgarner, North Gaston, Sr.: 3A state champion went 58-3 on his way to a title.

285: Alan Salgado, Rock Hill, Sr./Dalton Jenkins, Hunter Huss, Sr.: Salgado, the AAAA state champion was a perfect 72-0; Jenkins was 32-2 on his way to a 2A state title.

Wrestler of the year: Brett Underwood, Piedmont

Coach of the year: Richard Fletcher, Charlotte Latin

Correspondent Jay Edwards

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