High School wrestling 2016-2017
Red Team- Dec. 3rd: Home Tri-meet with Parkersburg (WV) and Akron St. Vincent- St.Mary’s.
The Red Team opened their schedule at home for the first in a very long time hosting West Virginia State power Parkersburg, and Ohio Division II power Akron St. Vincent-St.Mary’s. The Pioneers defeated Parkersburg by a score of 64-12. The Red Team closed out the event defeated Akron St.Vincent-St. Mary’s by a score of 59-15.
Going 2-0 on the day were: Mick Burnett (106), Dylan Shawver (113), Brendon Fenton (120), Josh Breeding (126), Drew Butera (152), Brendan Price (170), J.T Brown (182), Cam King (195), Dylan Woodings (220), and Kevin Vough (285). Jordan Keegan (132), Jimmy Schill (138), and Drew Levis (160) all went 1-1 on the day.
Event Highlights: Brendan Price (170) earned his 100th and 101st career wins on the day. J.T Brown (182) earned his 124th and 125th career wins on the day. Kevin Vough earned his 119th and 120th career wins on the day. Mick Burnett, Dylan Shawver, and Drew Butera all earned their first high school varsity wins of their careers on the day.
Chronicle-Telegram article recapping the event:
White Team-Dec.2nd/3rd: Lorain Kickoff Classic (Lorain, Ohio).
The White Team traveled to compete at the Lorain Kickoff Classic Tournament. The Kickoff Classic featured numerous teams from Lorain County and teams from Cuyahoga County. The tournament ran pools on day one of competition, and based on your performance you were placed into a bracketed tournament.
The White finished the Lorain Kickoff Classic in 9th place overall in the team standings. The team was lead by Matt Zuckerman (120) who won the Gold Bracket Championship. Bryce Allison (106) advanced to finals of the Gold Bracket Championship. Bryce lost a tough match in the finals to his opponent from Lorain. Ben Doehr finished in 5th place at 126 lbs in the Gold Bracket. Devonate Bowens (132) and Dwayne Mack (182) both finished in 6th place in their respective weight classes. Austin Patton (145) advanced to the gold bracket but, lost a pair of tough matches to earn a spot on the podium.
Lewis Aguilar (170) won the Silver Bracket. Neo De Los Santos (120), Dillon Hendricks (138), Ethan Bakos (160), and Tim Kenska (195) all finished as runner-ups in their respective weight classes in the Silver Bracket. Noah Mencke (152) finished in 3rd place in the Silver Bracket.
Event Highlights: Matt Zuckerman won his first varsity tournament championship. Bryce Allison, Ben Doehr, Neo De Los Santos, Dillon Hendricks, and Tim Kenska all placed in their first high school tournaments. All five of them earned their first wins of their high school careers in the tournament. Ethan Bakos earned his varsity wins of his high school career.
Morning Journal Article recapping the event: