Local wrestlers to compete in Junior National Championships

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PARKERSBURG, W.VA. (WTAP)- It's been a great summer for local wrestlers.

First Parkersburg South's Braxton Amos won an individual silver medal and a team gold in the Junior Pan American games in Guatemala.

Then Parkersburg High's John Martin Best struck gold with his performances in the Cadet Pan American games in Mexico.

Now Parkersburg South wrestling coach Shaun Smith is taking 4 of his wrestlers to the U.S. Marine Junior Nationals competition in Fargo North Dakota

The Patriots contingent includes Braxton Amos, Brayden Roberts, Gage Wright and Samantha Miller.

Big Red Wrestler John Martin Best will also try to continue us summer of success in Fargo as well.

He’s joined by his PHS teammate Ty Boyd.

The competition takes place July 12-19 at the Fargodome.

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