Varsity Wrestling · Wrestling: Joey Thompson wins State Championship! (VIDEO)

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Congrats to sophomore Joey Thompson (pictured above) who capped a 46-0 season with a 6-3 victory over Shakopee’s Paxton Creese at 106 pounds to win an individual state championship for the Crimson!

Maple Grove sophomore wrestler Joey Thompson capped off an undefeated 46-0 season season in style Saturday night by winning a state title.

Thompson, who was ranked number one coming into the postseason, won the class AAA 106-pound title by beating Paxton Creese of Shakopee 6-3 in the championship match to finish the season undefeated.

Thompson is the first state champion in Crimson wrestling history.