Dobyns-Bennett twins Tre Morrisette and Clint Morrisette, with a combined record of 83-2, were at the forefront of area wrestling this season.
Dobyns-Bennett romped to wins in the heavier weight classes and then held off a Science Hill rally to win Thursday’s Region 1-AAA wrestling duals at Jefferson County’s Patriot Academy.
JOHNSON CITY — Senior Night at Science Hill did not turn out to be the best for the Hilltoppers as Dobyns-Bennett came into the Old Topper Gymnasium and pulled off a stunner.
Dobyns-Bennett earned a bookend finish at the Region 1 individual wrestling tournament Saturday at David Crockett’s gym.
Science Hill’s Luke Story was chosen Thursday as the Johnson City Press and Kingsport Times News Super 14 Wrestler of the Year.
Science Hill advanced to the semifinals of the TSSAA Class AAA duals championships on Friday, but Dobyns-Bennett took a heartbreaking 39-36 loss to Blackman in the opening round.
Dobyns-Bennett advanced to the championship round with a 46-25 win over host Jefferson County in the semifinals. Both the Hilltoppers and Indians advance to the state tournament.