VHS wrestling advances past region, goes to state

Vandegrift Viper senior Noah Gochberg placed 3rd at state in wrestling.

The UIL state wrestling championship was held at the Berry Center in Houston on April 24 and one Vandegrift Viper placed, senior Noah Gochberg.

State Qualifiers
Carter Taylor Jr 113lbs (finished in top 12) 15-4 record
Noah Gochberg Sr 132lbs (finished in 3rd place) 12-3 record
Remy Jacops Sr 145lbs (finished in top 12) 27-4 record
Charles Roberts Sr 160lbs (finished in top 8) 17-7 record
Zachary Hampton So 170lbs (finished in top 12) 27-5 record
Andrew Fontana Sr 182lbs (finished in top 8) 27-9 record
Rhett Litzau Sr 195lbs (finished in top 8) 8-2 record
Jonathan Strand 220lbs (finished in top 12) 24-8 record

Vandegrift wrestling also won the Regional Championship the week before in San Antonio on April 16-17 at the Blossom Athletic Center. 

“It’s the 4th time we’ve done that,” said Paul Muck, head wrestling coach at VHS. 

Regional Placement
Gochberg Regional Champ
Taylor Regional Runner-up
Jacops 3rd Place
Roberts 3rd place
Hampton 3rd Place
Fontana Regional Runner-up
Litzau Regional Runner-up
Strand Regional Runner-up
Jack Gullett Sr 285lbs Sr 5th place (24-7 record) 
Vandegrift wrestling won the Regional Championship in San Antonio on April 16-17 at the Blossom Athletic Center.