Jacob Brasseur capped off his high school wrestling career with another state championship.
Brasseur won an 11-5 decision over Boiling Spring’s Drew Thomas for the Class 5A 120-pound championship Saturday at Anderson Civic Center. It was Brasseur’s second straight title and he finished third or better in his four seasons.
Brasseur, Lexington’s all-time wins leader, finished his career with a 209-9 record and was one of four Midlands wrestlers to win state titles. Others were White Knoll’s Selwyn Porter, Chapin’s Cole Haile, and Lugoff-Elgin’s Jake Carron.
Porter won a 3-2 decision over River Bluff’s Ben Emery to win the Class 5A 145-pound championship. The two had split their two matches during the season. Porter finished the season 55-5.
Haile pinned Lugoff-Elgin’s Cameron Payne at the 1:08 mark to capture Class 4A, 220-pound title. He also was named the 4A’s Most Outstanding Wrestler.
Carron defeated Travelers Rest’s Benjamin Dodd, 3-0, to win the Class 4A 152-pound championship.
Other runner-ups included Spring Valley’s Joseph Coward, North Central’s Michael Boone, Camden’s Javontae Salmond and Jalen Holliday
Third-place finishers were Gilbert’s Brennan Crout, Chapin’s Josh Green and Shawn Haile, Lugoff-Elgin’s Devin Wilson and Blythewood’s Brandon Tucker.