2021-2022 Season Recap
The Arlington Wrestling program has again made history and finished an outstanding season on a high note. Five tiger wrestlers placed first in the Region 8 Individual Tournament and top 2 in the Section 4 Individual Tournament, qualifying them for state.
The Region 8 and Section 4 tournament results are as follows:
Case Zuendel, 113 lbs. | 4th in Region
Hunter Heflin, 120 lbs. | Region Champion, Section Runner-Up
Austin Parks, 126 lbs. | 3rd in Region
Connor Nettleton, 132 lbs. | 4th in Region
Cooper Caskey, 138 lbs. | Region Runner-Up
Aiden Nettleton, 145 lbs. | Region Champion
Jacob Roaten, 152 lbs. | Region Champion, Section Runner-Up
Dylan Cockman, 160 lbs. | Region Champion, Section Champion
Luke Krepela, 170 lbs. | Region Champion, Section Champion
David Fernandez, 182 lbs. | Region Champion, Section Champion
Walker Funk, 220 lbs. | 3rd in Region
Heflin, Roaten, Cockman, Krepela, and Fernandez all went on to place within the top 4 in the State of Tennessee. Jacob Roaten (SR.) is the 3rd State Champion in Arlington Wrestling program history. Hunter Heflin (SO.) is the youngest wrestler in Arlington Wrestling program history to reach the state finals. Dylan Cockman (SR.) finishes his Arlington Wrestling career as a three-time state placer: 4th @ 145 in 2020, 3rd @ 160 in 2021, and 2nd @ 160 in 2022.
Division I - AA State Tournament Results:
Jacob Roaten, SR.
Hunter Heflin, SO.
Dylan Cockman, SR.
Luke Krepela, SR.
David Fernandez, SR.
Your Arlington Tigers, with only five wrestlers, placed 5th overall in Division I - AA with 104 team points. Also, they placed 3rd as a team for Most Pins Least Time in their division. Congratulations to the Arlington Wrestling team for an outstanding season and all the other West Tennessee medalists!