Jan. 16, 1998
Cavaliers Lead after First Day of State Meet
HARRISONBURG, Va. - The Virginia Cavaliers lead the state wrestling finals after the first day of competition in Harrisonburg, VA. Steve Garland (118), Matt Roth (126), P. J. Bory (134), Jason Mutarelli (134), John Pozniak (142), Jim Harshaw (150), Alex Leykikh (158), Scott Reese (177), Tom Shaw (177), Martius Harding (190), and Jason Majestic (HWT) all advanced through the quartergfinals to the final day's action.
Reese upset the top seed Brian Sholders from George Mason and Roth, Harshaw, and Jon Frent all recorded pins for the Cavaliers as did Jason Majestic. The Cavaliers are the defending state champions and Martius Harding and Jim Harshaw are the defending champions at 190 and 150 respectively.
Competition continues tomorrow at James Madison University in Harrisonburg.
'Hoos Exit With Heads Held HighWomen's Basketball3/19/18In its first trip to the NCAA tourney since 2010, 10th-seeded Virginia went 1-1 in Columbia, S.C., defeating seventh-seeded Cal and losing to second-seeded South Carolina.'Hoos Look To Take Next Step in NCAA TourneyWomen's Basketball3/18/18A win Sunday night over second-seeded South Carolina would send 10th-seeded Virginia to the NCAA tournament's Sweet Sixteen for the first time since 2000.End Comes Too Soon for No. 1 CavaliersMen's Basketball3/17/18In the NCAA tournament's first round, No. 1 seed Virginia lost 74-54 to No. 16 seed UMBC in a South Region game in Charlotte, N.C.
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A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.
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