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LSHS wrestler Johnson takes second nationally


April 24, 2012

Brandon Johnson, a junior wrestler at Lake Stevens High School, traveled to Virginia Beach, Virginia to compete in the NHSCA National Wrestling Championships.

Johnson finished second in his weight class losing a close match 3-4 to Travis Gusan from Ohio.

The top eight finishers earn All-American honors and Johnson’s second place finish earned him his second All-American honor.

Johnson wrestles in the 285 pound weight class.

Johnson’s stats from the NHSCA Championships

• Brandon Johnson (WA) fall Jesse Lucero (CO) F 1:29

• Brandon Johnson (WA) fall Ryan Murtha (CT) fall 3:04

• Brandon Johnson (WA) Major Jerrad Nie Land (MN)10-0

Semi Finals:

• Brandon Johnson (WA) Dec Joe Bexley (GA) 2-1 ot


• Travis Gusan (OH) Dec Brandon Johnson (WA) 4-3


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