Coach of the Year & All-State Wrestlers
Derek Cote, Noble freshman, 113:Cote (43-5) won regional, state and NEQ titles while helping Noble win the Class A tournament and dual meet championships. His only loss to a wrestler from Maine was at 120 pounds against Brycen Kowalsky.
Joshua Cote, Noble junior, 132:A three-time All-State pick, Cote claimed his third Class A title, putting him in position to become Noble’s first four-time champ next season. He finished the season 44-4 and was unbeaten against Maine wrestlers.
Sam Martel, Noble senior, 145:Martel helped key Noble’s dual meet and tournament team championships and is a three-time All-State pick. The South regional and Class A champ went 44-5.
COACH OF THE YEAR
Kevin Gray, Noble: A former state champion wrestler and 14-year assistant at Noble, the third-year head coach built a team with superior skill in the lighter weights and improved depth in the upper weights that put the Knights back on top in Class A for the first time since 2011. Noble also won the MPA’s first Class A Dual Meet Championship.