Brandt Fajerman

Fajerman relishes travel, bonding in milestone year


Despite losing an all-time great, the Hough wrestling team still has a returning state champion on its team. Brandt Fajerman took gold at 126 pounds as a sophomore in June, and reached 100 career wins in his 132-pound third-place match at the Holy Angels Invitational over the holidays. The son of former UNC Greensboro coach Marty Fajerman, he guided Hough […]

Treanor steps away after third state title


KERNERSVILLE – In the ultimate ending to a legendary prep career, Richard Treanor exited the building June 26 to immediately head to the next step in his life. The Hough 138-pounder defeated Northwest Guilford’s Drew Pepin in a 8-4 decision to win his third individual state wrestling championship and cap off a second undefeated season during his high school career. […]

Treanor elevates weight, Fajerman for Hough swan song


CORNELIUS – Richard Treanor has accomplished basically all there is for a high school wrestler. He’s a two-time individual champion, helped Hough win both the dual-team and individual team titles last winter, and competing for a club team in April he became the first wrestler from Mecklenburg County to win the senior national title.  So what does Huskies coach Tripp […]

State title season: Championships keep building for Hough wrestling


GREENSBORO – Even entering as the dual-team state champions, coach Tripp Rogers knew claiming the individual team title wasn’t a given for the Hough wrestling team. After all, he’s witnessed conference foe Mooresville win the previous two 4A individual titles after coming home empty in the traditional team-bracket format. “It’s extremely hard,” Rogers said. “It gets even weirder when Thursday […]

Hough sends school-record 10 wrestlers to state championship

CORNELIUS – Hough sent a school-record 10 wrestlers to the individual state championships following their performance Feb. 14-15 at the 4A West Regionals. The dual-team champions also won the Regional with first-place performances from the first two weight classes. Freshman Brandt Fajerman defeated Mooresville’s Greg Merriman to win at 106 pounds, and junior Richard Treanor took first place at 113 […]

Rogers hits coaching milestone amid Huskies’ tough stretch


CORNELIUS – The Hough wrestling team’s victory over Mooresville Jan. 8 was a major accomplishment twice-over: The Huskies defeated the two-time defending state champions and conference foe and it was the 200th dual win for coach Tripp Rogers. It was a special moment for Rogers, who won 199 matches as a high school wrestler and hadn’t defeated the Blue Devils […]

NOTEBOOK: Hough wrestling trio 5-0 at Lake Norman Duals

MOORESVILLE – Hough wrestlers Brandt Fajerman, Richard Treanor and Dominic Harris each went undefeated in the Lake Norman Duals Dec. 7 at Lake Norman High School. Treanor, wrestling at 113 pounds after winning the state championship at 106, opened the tournament with a pin of Benedictine College Prep’s (Va.) Jonah Lambert in just 15 seconds. He had pins in three […]