Rams send nine to finals, win seven individual titles.
Robinson has won two of the last three state championships.
Here is a look at the top Mount Vernon sports moments of 2013.
Senior captures third Northern Region title.
The Westfield wrestling team finished runner-up at the Northern Region wrestling tournament.
Senior remains undefeated.
Rupp improved to 42-0 during his senior season.
Freshman Adusei wins 126-pound title.
Mount Vernon had three grapplers reach the finals.
Lake Braddock wins three individual championships.
The Robinson wrestling team won two individual region titles.
Three Alexandria schools participated in the 2012 FinalAutoPrice.Com NOVA Classic Dec. 7 and 8 at Fairfax High School.
South County, Lake Braddock and West Springfield among schools to produce at least one individual champion.
Westfield junior gains his second straight state championship.
Winning one individual state title is an accomplishment a high school wrestler will always treasure. But winning two is an enormous feat when one considers the pressure to live up to the high expectations of a state champion and the fact that every opponent is highly motivated to defeat the best wrestler out there.
South Lakes senior wrestler finished second in Virginia despite battling illness over the postseason.
Following a third place finish in his respective 145-division weight class at last winter’s 2011 Virginia State AAA high school wrestling championships, South Lakes’ Ryan Forrest was determined to come back and capture this year’s ultimate prize – a state crown.
Rams finish state runner-up behind Colonial Forge.
Santiago Valdez produced a losing record during his first two seasons as a Robinson wrestler. After two years of hard work and dedication, Valdez produced a state championship.
Hunter Manley wanted nothing to do with a repeat performance.
Rams finish region runner-up to district foe Westfield.
Robinson heavyweight Jake Pinkston dropped 10 pounds prior to regionals. In exchange, he gained a second Northern Region championship.
Westfield’s Donahue earns state title; Dooley of Madison and Forrest of South Lakes earn second place medals.
Three Northern Region teams – Robinson, Annandale, and Westfield High Schools – finished among the top 10 team finishers at last weekend’s Virginia State AAA Wrestling Championships, held Feb. 17-18 (Friday and Saturday) at Robinson Secondary.
The Langley High wrestling team finished ninth place overall at last Saturday’s Northern Region Championships. The 30-team, two-day event took place Feb. 10-11 at Hayfield High School in Alexandria.