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Wineberg Wins State Title PDF Print
Written by Mike Kelly   
Saturday, 25 February 2012 21:20

Josh Wineberg, who signed his National Letter of Intent to play football at Western Carolina University on February 1, closed out his high school career in a big way Saturday night. The Ashe County High senior

captured the state championship in the heavyweight division by knocking off Josh White of East Davidson 2-0 in the finals at the North Carolina High School Athletic Association State Wrestling Championships in Greensboro.
Wineberg (45-1) capped off an impressive run at the state meet as he won his last three matches by the grand total of five points. He defeated Kyle Eiss of Piedmont 4-3 in overtime in the semifinal roundt to reach the finals. The Huskies, who had five wrestlers in the field, come away with two place finishers. Michael Elliott (45-9) finished third at 132 pounds.

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