2 state champs; Braves' team 3rd at state | Sports & Recreation
Union County finished third in the Kentucky State High School wrestling tournament over the weekend. It was a closely contested team title. St. Xavier was the overall champ at 203.5 points with Campbell County second at 193 and then the Braves at 176.
Union County's 126-pound contestant, Brock Ervin, won his fourth state individual championship and took home the Uncommon Excellence Award.
Also earning an individual title was junior Trae Blackwell at 120 pounds.
Two-time state champion Jace Carr, finished second at 138 pounds, losing to Campbell County’s Paul Hamilton 5-1 in the final round.
You can watch the championship matches here.