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The Northumberland wrestlers with the Battle for the Buoy trophy.

Battle for the Buoy winners

Posted on January 28, 2015 at 9:11 am

Tuesday night was a special night for the Northumberland wrestling team.  It was their first and probably only home match, it was Senior Night and they won the Battle for the Buoy trophy. The Indians fielded a team of ten wrestlers and took advantage of Washington and Lee’s missing weight classes to take the trophy back, 54-18. Recording wins for the Indians, with their weight classes, were Dalton Jewell (106),

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    Posted on November 25, 2014 at 6:51 pm

    Name: Jack Jett

Grade: Senior

Height: 6'4"

Weight: 205 lbs.

Positions: Going to Old Dominion University to pitch

High School Team: Northumberland Indians varsity baseball team

Awards: All-State Second Baseman, All-Region Second Baseman, All-Conference Second Baseman, Second Team All-Conference First Baseman, 2014 Virginia High School League 1A state championship junior year, won Triple Crown national championship in Richmond sophomore year

Also considered: Virginia Military Institute, Virginia Commonwealth University, Radford University

Major: Undecided, but looking into sports management

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