Jones Ends Career As Four-Time All-State Honoree

Jones Ends Career As Four-Time All-State Honoree

Apprentice School senior heavyweight Ian Jones was named on Monday to the second team All-State Wrestling squad by the Virginia Sports Information Directors Association.  It marks the fourth year that Jones was recognized by the association on its only team that combines all divisions of schools in the state, which makes him the first four-time recipient in school history.

Jones, a heavy metal fabricator apprentice from Painesville, Ohio, was a four-time National Collegiate Wrestling Association All-American and the third Builder to win four NCWA All-American awards.  He finished his career with a school record 156 wins and was 41-9 as a senior while finishing fourth at nationals.  Jones had winning streaks this year of 12, 11 and nine in a row.

2015 VaSID Wrestling All-State Team

Wrestler of the Year: Devin Carter, Virginia Tech

Rookie of the Year: Zach Epperly, Virginia Tech

Coach of the Year: Kevin Dresser, Virginia Tech 

First Team

125 - Joey Dance, Virginia Tech

133 - George DiCamillo, Virginia

141 - Devin Carter, Virginia Tech

149 - Alexander Richardson, Old Dominion

157 - Nick Brascetta, Virginia Tech

165 - Nick Sulzer, Virginia

174 - Zach Epperly, Virginia Tech

184 - Jack Dechow, Old Dominion

197 - Nick Rodriguez, Ferrum

285 - Ty Walz, Virginia Tech

Second Team

125 - Nick Herrmann, Virginia

133 - Kevin Norstrem, Virginia Tech        

149 - Sal Mastriani, Virginia Tech

141 - Chris Mecate, Old Dominion

157 - Greg Flournoy, George Mason

165 - Tristan Warner, Old Dominion

174 - Blaise Butler, Virginia

184 - Ron Tassoni, Washington & Lee

197 - Kevin Beazley, Old Dominion

285 - Ian Jones, Apprentice School