Hinzman headed to West Liberty

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PARKERSBURG, WVA.(WTAP)--Zane Hinzman just wrapped up a successful high school wrestling career doing his part for Parkersburg South's historic string of state championships. Now he's ready to see what he can accomplish on the college level.

Zane is headed to West Liberty University on a wrestling scholarship. He had his signing ceremony Tuesday afternoon at Parkersburg South with his family, coaches and teammates joining in on the celebration

He'll wrestle for a Hilltoppers team that is a part of the NCAA Div. II Mountain East Conference, and is a program on the rise.

They'll be getting a good one. Zane finished off his high school career with back to back individual state championships for the Patriots.

His efforts helped the Patriots run their record setting streak of Class AAA team championships to 5 in a row..

Several schools were interested in Zane's services, including the University of Maryland. But during his visit to the northern panhandle school, the Hilltopper wrestlers sold him on West Liberty