North Vermilon's Brennen Landry wins wrestling state title

Brennen Landry of NV celebrates after the match.

Brennen Landry stands on the podium next to Kaplan's T.J. Broussard who finished third in his weight class.

Patriots finish 3rd, Kaplan was sixth

The North Vermilion Patriots finished third for the second straight year, and the Kaplan Pirates logged a sixth-place finish in the state wrestling tournament in Kenner last weekend.
North Vermilion placed seven of 12 wrestlers, and four of them were unseeded: Hogan Melebeck at 106, Cooper DeRouen at 152, Kenneth Vidallier at 145 and Alex Beraud finished second at 120.
Brennen Landry was the Patriots’ lone state champion. He edged Raekwon Thomas of DeLaSalle 8-6 in sudden victory.
Gavin Becker, the No. 1 seed at 113, lost a 9-7 decision to Brusly’s Austin Franklin in the finals.
The Pirates had six wrestlers place: Adam Gaspard at 106, T.J. Broussard finished third at 138, Trae Case earned second at 152, Jude Hebert at 160, Nigel Pascual at 170 and Julius Johnson finished second at 182.
North Vermilion totaled 150.5 points and Kaplan scored 103.5 points for the tournament.

1. Brusly 247; 2. DeLaSalle 195; 3. North Vermilion 150.5; 4. Basile 141; 5. Dunham 108.5; 6. Kaplan 103.5; 7. Episcopal 93; 8. Ouachita Christian 92; 9. South Plaquemines 91.5; 10. Lakeside 79. Other locals: 23. Church Point 14; 27. Eunice 3.

INDIVIDUAL STANDINGS

106 – 1. John Rollins, Episcopal (dec. 12-6); 2. Sam Pitts, Ouachita Christian; 3. Brennan Langley, Basile (dec. 12-6); 4. Adam Gaspard, Kaplan; 5. Hogan Melebeck, North Vermilion (pin 2:14); 6. Jeffrey Heffner, DeLaSalle.
113 – 1. Austin Franklin, Brusly (dec. 9-7); 2. Gavin Becker, North Vermilion; 3. Logan Griffin, Thomas Jefferson (pin 1:00); 4. Gavin Christ, Basile; 5. Armand Zachary, Loyola Prep (pin 2:46); 6. Richard Mack, Evangel.
120 – 1. Raymond Bushnell, Basile (pin 3:54); 2. Alex Beraud, North Vermilion; 3. Christopher LaNeve, Leesville (dec. 17-12); 4. Chris LeBoeuf, South Plaquemines; 5. Adam Verrett, St. Louis (dec. 6-1); 6. Brandon Mockbee, John Curtis.
126 – 1. Kendon Lee, Brusly (pin 3:22); 2. Matthew Matherne, Ouachita Christian; 3. Zack Vinson, Basile (dec. 5-2); 4. John Watson, Lakeside; 5. Rhett Maturin, North Vermilion (pin 0:35); 6 Ryan Daigle, Thomas Jefferson.
132 – 1. Glenn Gebo, DeLaSalle (dec. 7-4); 2. Matthew Webre, Ouachita Christian; 3. Kyle Cascio, Brusly (pin 4:29); 4. Ulysses Barnes, Thomas Jefferson; 5. Logan McIver, Lakeside (dec. 8-7); 6. Jesse Phea, South Plaquemines.
138 – 1. Brennen Landry, North Vermilion (SV 8-6); 2. Raekwon Thomas, DeLaSalle; 3. T.J. Broussard, Kaplan (pin 0:26); 4. Troy Bourgeois, Fisher; 5. Augustus Sole, St. Louis (pin 4:15); 6. Ross Dahlen, South Cameron.
145 – 1. Gavin Cortez, Basile (pin 3:34); 2. Conrad Wyre, DeLaSalle; 3. Owen Mabile, Brusly (dec. 7-3); 4. Connor Costello, Ouachita Christian; 5. Austin Moss, Lakeside (pin 4:48); 6. Kenneth Vidallier, North Vermilion.
152 – 1. Richard Hunter, Brusly (dec. 11-5); 2. Trae Case, Kaplan; 3. Landon Dorsey, DeLaSalle (dec, 7-6); 4. Jack Bowman (22-15), Episcopal; 5. Cooper DeRouen, North Vermilion (pin 2:52); 6. John Michael Waldrop, Ouachita Christian.
160 – 1. Koby Mancuso, Brusly (pin 4:57); 2. Zyare Hairston, Evangel; 3. Ellis Herring, Episcopal (pin 3:30); 4. Ryan Hamrick, Crescent City; 5. Jude Hebert, Kaplan (SV 13-11); 6. Brandon Turner, South Plaquemines.
170 – 1. Blayze Olano, Brusly (dec. 3-2); 2. Thomas Lambert, Lakeside; 3. Clayton Kavanaugh, Dunham (MD 16-7); 4. Anica Logan, Grand Lake; 5. Christopher Harris, DeLaSalle (pin 1:16); 6. Nigel Pascual, Kaplan.
182 – 1. Grant Rabel, Dunham (pin 5:59); 2. Julius Johnson, Kaplan; 3. Joe Clark, DeLaSalle (pin 245); 2. Christopher Inocencio, Doyline;

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