Bentonville's Bizzle, Grigsby Enjoy Big Years

Posted: March 29, 2014 at 5 a.m.

STAFF PHOTO ANTHONY REYES Jeff Bizzle, right, and Aaron Grigsby, both of Bentonville, are the NWA Media Co-Wrestlers of the Year.

BENTONVILLE -- Jeff Bizzle and Aaron Grigsby are the same but different.

NWA Media Wrestlers of the Year

Aaron Grigsby

School: Bentonville

Weight: 126

Class: Junior

Notable: Won second consecutive state title, finishing with a 56-1 record. … Lone loss came in first match of the season when he bumped up to 132 versus a two-time state placer from Moore, Okla. … Named Outstanding Wrestler for lower weights at 6A-7A state tournament. … Won six tournaments including the Springfield Holiday tournament. … Was state champion at 120 as a sophomore and finished 49-4. … Has topped 130 career wins heading into his senior season.

Jeff Bizzle

School: Bentonville

Weight: 145

Class: Senior

Notable: Won second consecutive state title, finishing 58-1 with lone loss coming in the finals of the Seneca, Mo., tournament to a Missouri wrestler a couple weeks prior to state tournament. … Won five other tournaments this season. … Will wrestle in college at University of Nebraska-Kearney. … Won state title at 132 and finished 52-3 as a junior.

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