High School wrestling 2017-2018

Contact Information

Head Coach: Erik Burnett | (440) 225-5793 (Cell) |
Asst. Coach: Jack Gillespie | (440) 225-7265 (Cell) |
Asst. Coach: Chris Chidlaw | (440) 452-9253 (Cell) |
Asst. Coach: Paul Felton | (440) 396-8249 (Cell)

2017-18 Season

Jan. 12th-13th: Red at Maumee Bay Classic Tournament (Oregon, Ohio)

The Red team traveled to Oregon Clay High School in Oregon, Ohio to compete in the Maumee Bay Classic Tournament. The tournament brings in some of the best teams from across the western part of Ohio and some teams from Northeast Ohio. The Pioneers were making their tournament debut in the event.

The Pioneers finished the Maumee Bay Classic Tournament with 213.5 team points to claim the team championship. It was the first time in program history that the Pioneers won a tournament in their debut in the event. The Pioneers sent a record six wrestlers to the finals. Dylan Shawver (113) and Brendon Fenton (120) claimed tournament titles in their individual weight classes. Mick Burnett (126), Josh Breeding (132), Matt Zuckerman (138), and Farouq Muhammed (152) all advanced to the finals but, fell short of claiming the championship in their individual weight classes. Enrique Munguia (145) and Jake Evans (170) both rebounded from losses early in the tournament to claim third place in their individual weight classes. Haydon Rockman (160) lost a tough match in the match to place. Lewis Aguilar went 2-2 at 182 lbs. Colin Noel (106) and Drew Levis (195) both competed hard but, fell short of advancing to the second day of competition.

Event Highlights: Dylan Shawver claimed his second in-season tournament title. Brendon Fenton won his first in-season tournament title. Josh Breeding made his second in-season tournament finals.Mick Burnett, Matt Zuckerman, and Farouq Muhammed all made their first championship finals of season. Jake Evans placed in his second tournament of the season.Enrique Munguia placed in first tournament of his varsity high school career. 

Jan. 6th: White Team at Columbia Invitational Tournament (Columbia Station, Ohio)

The White Team traveled to the Columbia Invitational Tournament. The tournament brings in several teams from Lorain County and Cuyahoga County to compete. 

The White Team finished in 9th place overall in the team standings. The team was lead by individual weight class champion Jake Evans at 160 lbs. 
 Isaiah Torres (106 lbs) & Jabari Fuentes (113 lbs) both advanced to finals as well. Torres and Fuentes both lost hard fought matches in the finals to take home runner-up honors. Cartier Smith competed hard in the 132 lbs bracket but, fell just short of the podium losing in the consolation semi-finals.

Event Highlights: Jake Evans won his first high school tournament of his career. Jabari Fuentes made his first  varsity championship finals match of his high school career.

JV Team- Jan. 15th: Elyria Catholic JV Tournament

The JV Traveled to Elyria Catholic to compete in the EC JV Invite Tournament. The team was lead by individual weight class champions Neo De Los Santos (120) and Dillon Hendricks (145). Brining home runner-up honors were Jabari Fuentes (113) and Aaron Frost (170). Isabel Aguilar (126) and
 Kobe Thomas (HWT) both finished in third place in their respective weight classes. Cartier Smith finished in fourth place at 132 lbs. Isaiah Torres finished in fifth place at 106 lbs. Xavier Bell finished in sixth place at 220 lbs. Ryan Hawkins competed hard at 106 lbs just missing a spot on the podium.