SCVarsity Top Freshman and Sophomore Wrestlers

The State’s Top Wrestlers from 2020 and 2021 Class

(These are listed in alphabetical orders. If you feel there is a
wrestler missing who should be on this list, email us at

  • Asa Addison (Sophomore) – Pendleton
  • Chandler Amaker (Freshman) – Fort Dorchester
  • Riley Augustine (Sophomore) – Eastside
  • Chase Barnes (Sophomore) – Eastside
  • Easton Brannon (Freshman) – Belton-Honea Path
  • Tyler Byars (Sophomore) – Blue Ridge
  • Solomon Cortez (Freshman) – Indian Land
  • Jake Fernicola (Sophomore) – Woodmont
  • Cody Fleming (Sophomore) – Ninety Six
  • Kyle Flyte (Sophomore) – Blue Ridge
  • Josh Green (Freshman) – Chapin
  • Shawn Haile (Sophomore) – Chapin
  • James Hayes III (Sophomore) – Irmo
  • Chance Hewitt (Sophomore) – Ninety Six
  • Ben Maholtz (Sophomore) – Eastside
  • Mitch O’Connor (Sophomore) – Chapin
  • Michael Ramirez (Sophomore) – Rock Hill
  • Michael Shiffer (Sophomore) – Hillcrest
  • Preston Soriano (Sophomore) – Stratford
  • Walker Stephenson (Sophomore) – Hillcrest
  • Chase Walsh (Sophomore) – Goose Creek
  • Bailey Wilkins (Sophomore) – Rock Hill


About Jim Baxter

Jim Baxter is a former coach and nationally published recruiting analyst with more than three decades in the industry. He founded as one of the first high school sites on the Network, most recently with Yahoo Sports. He is the author of the best selling "The Book On Evaluating Football Players" and is the host of the South Carolina High School Scoreboard Show on 107.5 The Game. He has operated the oldest independently run combine, coached for the Nike Football Combines and Elite 11 since 1999. He has served in the past on the broadcast crew in both radio and TV for the Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas, as well as the North-South All-Star game. He was a member of the coaching staff for the 2015 Max Emfinger All-American game.

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