Posted: 10:14 am Tuesday, February 18th, 2014

Wellington wrestlers place best-ever 12th at state 

By Jodie Wagner

The Wellington High School wrestling team placed 12th at the FHSAA State Wrestling Championships last week, marking the Wolverines’ best finish in school history.

Led by senior captains Brian Macfarlane, Nik Bonadies and Brandon Paz, Wellington captured district, county and conference titles before placing second at the regional meet.

At the state tournament, Bonadies placed third at 126 pounds, Paz placed third at 152 pounds and Macfarlane finished fifth at 120 pounds.

From left: Wellington HS wrestling coach Chris Forte, Brian Macfarlane, Nik Bonadies, Brandon Paz and coach Travis Gray.