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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)

Pre-Season 2017

October 27th-29th: Super 32 Challenge (Greensboro, North Carolina)

Brendon Fenton, Dylan Shawver, Mick Burnett, Josh Breeding, Matt Zuckerman, Jordan Keegan, Enrique Munigua, and Farouq Muhammed traveled to compete in the Super 32 Challenge in Greensboro, North Carolina. The Super 32 is considered to be the toughest Pre-Season tournament in the country. Wrestlers from across the country travel to compete in the event. 

The group was lead by Farouq Muhammed and Brendon Fenton. Farqou finished in fourth place at 152 lbs. Farqou rebounded from a tough lose in the championship round of sixteen to win five in a row to reach the third place bout. Farouq lost a tough finals match 11-9 to the number six ranked wrestler in the country. Brendon won his first four matches to reach the quarterfinals including a win over the number six ranked wrestler in the country. Brendon finished in seventh place with a win over a 2x Walsh Ironman placer. Dylan Shawver went 5-2 losing a tough match in the match to place in the ultimate over time. Mick Burnett went 5-2 in a tough 126 lb bracket. Josh Breeding went 5-2 in one of the toughest weight class in the tournament at 132 lbs. Matt Zuckerman and Jordan Keegan both went 2-2 at 132 lbs. Enrique Munigua went 1-2 at 145 lbs. 

Nate Burnett placed 5th in the Middle School 112 lb bracket. Nate won his first two matches to advance to the semi-finals. Nate lost his next two matches to two very tough competitors. In his finals match earned a takedown in the closing seconds to win 2-1 victory.




September 12th: Open Mat Workouts begin at EHS

Open mat workouts began at Elyria High School. Workouts will run every Tuesday and Thursday throughout the fall until November 10th. Workouts will began at 6 pm and will conclude around 7:45 pm. 


September 10th: Super 32 Indiana Hoosier Pre-Season Tournament Qualifier (Fort Wayne, Indiana)

Matt Zuckerman, Jordan Keegan, Enrique Mungia, and Farqou Muhammed traveled to compete Fort Wayne, Indiana to compete in the Indiana Super 32 Qualifier Tournament. The top four wrestlers in each weight class qualify for the Super 32 Challenge Tournament in Greensboro, North Carolina in October. 

Farqou Muhammed lead the group by finishing in fourth place at 155 lbs. Farqou opened the tournament winning his first two matches to advance to the round of 16. Farqou lost a tough match in the round of 16 to a USA-Wrestling Folkstyle All-American from Illinois. Farqou rebounded to win his next five matches in a row to qualify for the Super 32 Challenge. Farqou had several wins over state qualifiers, state placers, and a Kentucky State Champion over the weekend. 

Matt Zuckerman lost his opening match, and rebounded to win his next four matches in row. Both wrestlers that defeated Matt lost in the consolation semi-finals. Jordan Keegan went 1-2 in the competition at 141 lbs. Jordan lost in the opening round to the eventual weight class champion. Enrique went 1-2 in the event at 148 lbs. 

Event Highlights: Farqou became the third Indiana Hoosier Pre-Season Open Tournament placer in program history (Armando Torres and Taylor Workman). Farqou is now qualified for the Super 32 challenge next month in Greensboro, North Carolina. 


September 9th: Waterway Duals (Oxford, PA)

Dylan Shawver traveled to Oxford, Pennsylvania to compete for Team Shutt at the Waterway Duals. Dylan went 3-1 in the event helping the team to a 3rd place finish in the event. 



September 2nd: Super 32 Qaulifier Tournament (Union Grove, Georgia)

Jordan Keegan traveled to compete in the Georgia Super 32 Qualifier Tournament.  The top four wrestlers in each weight class automatically qualify for the Super 32 Challenge Tournament in Greensboro, North Carolina at the end of October. 

Jordan competed in the 132 lb weight class division in the event. Jordan opened the tournament with three straight victories to advance to the quarterfinals. Jordan lost a tough match in the quarterfinals to A Fargo Cadet Freestyle All-American from Alabama in overtime 5-3. Jordan bounced back to win his next match in the consolation bracket. Jordan lost his next consolation match to a Georgia State Champion to be eliminated from the competition. Jordan finished the event with a record of 4-2 and had several wins over Georgia State Qualifiers, Placers, and Finalists.


August 1st:

Pre-Season weight lifting begins. Lifting will run throughout the month of August. We will lift Monday thru Friday. Lifting will begin at 11 am and end around 1 pm. The lifting time will change to 3 pm once classes begin for the school year.

2016-17 Off-Season

July 15th-22nd: USA Wrestling Cadet and Junior Men’s and Women’s Freestyle Nationals

Junior Women’s Freestyle National Duals July 21st-22nd

Jessie Lee competed for Team Ohio on the Women’s Freestyle National Dual Team. Jessie went 5-1 in the competition just missing an undefeated record, and earning her first All-American honors in Women’s Freestyle wrestling. Jessie helped the team to an eighth place finish out of 24 teams in the country, and earning All-American honors for the team for the first time since 2008. 

Junior Women’s Freetyle Nationals July 19th-20th

Jessie Lee competed in her first National Women’s Freestyle tournament in the 164 lbs weight class.  Jessie lost her opening match 12-2 to a returning National Champion. Jessie won her first wrestle-back match by tech fall over a returning All-American from Illinois by a score of 16-5. Jessie lost her next wrestle-back match to UWW Junior Freestyle All-American to be eliminated from the competition. 

Junior Freestyle Nationals July 16th-18th

Josh Breeding went 3-2 at in the 132 lb weight class. Josh lost his opening round match to his opponent from Illinois. Josh won his next three matches in a row by tech fall. Josh lost his fourth round wrestle back match by a score 21-20 to be eliminated from the competition.

Cadet Freestyle Nationals July 15th-17th

Bryce Allison, Dylan Shawver, Mick Burnett, Matt Zuckerman, and Lewis Aguilar all competed in the Cadet division.

Dylan Shawver (113) and Mick Burnett (120) both advanced to the national semi-finals. The both lost tough matches in the semi-finals and the consi semi-finals to wrestle in the fifth place match. Dylan Shawver won his fifth place match by tech fall over his opponent  a two-time Cadet Freestyle All-American from Illinois. Mick lost a hard fought medal match to finish in sixth place. Dylan’s fifth place finish earned him his second Cadet Freestyle All-American honors, and making him the first wrestler in program history to became a two-time Cadet Freestyle All-American. Mick Burnett became the third first year (Armando Torres 2010, and Dylan Shawver 2016) Cadet to earn Freestyle All-American honors in Fargo. 

Lewis Aguilar (182) and Bryce Allison (100) both went 2-2 in their respective weight classes. Matt Zuckerman went 1-2 at 126 lbs. 


June 20th-24th: USA-Wrestling Junior National Greco-Roman and Freestyle National Duals (Tulsa, Oklahoma)

J.T. Brown and Kevin Vough traveled to compete for Team Ohio at Junior National Greco-Roman and Freestyle National Duals. The Junior National Duals is the premier dual tournament in the off-season for wrestlers 15-19 years old in the country. The best of the best travel to Oklahoma to compete.

J.T. Brown and Kevin Vough helped the Ohio Junior National Greco-Roman team to a fifth place finish in the country. The fifth place finish for the team is the highest placement in the history of any team that has competed in the Junior Greco-Roman National Duals. They helped the team to a third place finish in freestyle. Both J.T. and Kevin ended their high school freestyle careers with 5-2 records in freestyle, and winning their last matches in the third place match vs Oklahoma.  


June 13th-17th: USA-Wrestling Cadet National Greco-Roman and Freestyle National Duals (York, PA)

Dylan Shawver and Mick Burnett traveled to York, PA to compete in the USA-Wrestling Cadet National Greco-Roman and Freestyle National Duals. The Cadet National Duals hosted in York, PA brings in the best kids and states from across the United States to compete in Greco-Roman and Freestyle. The Cadet National Duals is the premier dual tournament in the off-season for wrestlers 14-16 years old in the country.


Freestyle National Duals June 16th-17th:

Dylan Shawver (113) and Mick Burnett (120) both went undefeated and helped Team Ohio to third place finish losing to the eventual team champions Team Illinois. Both Dylan and Mick scored bonus points in all their matches helping the team. They both defeated numerous state qualifiers, placers, and state champions from across the country. For their efforts both Dylan and Mick earned All-American honors. Dylan became the program’s first Cadet Freestyle National Duals two-time All-American. 

Greco-Roman National Duals June 14th-15th:

Dylan Shawver (113) and Mick Burnett (120) helped the Ohio Cadet Greco-Roman National Dual Team to a fifth place finish in the country. 


June 10th-11th: USA-Wrestling Schoolboy National Freestyle National Duals (Indianapolis, Indiana)

The USA-Wrestling Schoolboy Freestyle National Duals held in Indianapolis, Indiana brings in the best 13 to 14 year old wrestlers from across the United States to compete. Wrestlers from California, Texas, Minnesota, Illinois for example travel to compete in this event. This is the premier middle school dual meet tournament in the country. 

8th grader-to-be at Northwood Middle School Nate Burnett competed for Team Ohio at 105 lbs. Nate went 4-5 in the competition as first-year schoolboy, and he helped Team Ohio to a 9th place finish overall in the tournament. 





June 3rd-4th: UWW Cadet Freestyle World Team Trials (Akron, Ohio)

The 2017 UWW Cadet Freestyle World Trials were held on the campus of Akron University. The UWW World Trials brings the best wrestlers from across the country to compete. The individual that wins his weight class earns the right to represent the USA at the 2017 UWW Cadet Freestyle World Championships in Greece.

Matt Zuckerman lead the group of Pioneers with a record of 3-2 in the 58 kg/127.75 lbs weight class. Matt opened the tournament with tech fall win. He lost his second round match to 2016 Cadet Freestyle Fargo semi-finalist at 120 lbs. Matt would win his first two wrestle back matches before losing his third wrestle back match, and being eliminated from the tournament. Dylan Shawver and Brendon Fenton both competed in the 54 kg/119 lbs weight class. Both competed hard but, lost tough matches. 



May 27th-29th: NHSCA High School and Middle School National Duals (Virginia Beach, Virginia)

Josh Breeding lead the group going 8-0 including a win over a two-time Indiana State Champion to earning All-American Honors! J.T. Brown went 8-2 in the competition losing two tough matches in overtime to a Junior Freestyle All-American from Pennsylvania, and the number 17th ranked wrestler in the country by Flo-Wrestling from PA.  Brendon Fenton went 5-1 in the competition. Brendon’s lone loss came in a 5-3 match to the number three ranked wrestler in the country from New Jersey. 



May 19th-20th: USA-Wrestling Central Regional Freestyle Tournament (Kalamazoo, Michigan)

D
ylan Shawver, Ben Doehr, Lewis Aguilar, and Brendon Fenton traveled to Kalamazoo, Michigan to compete in the 2017 USA-Wrestling Cadet and Junior Regional Freestyle Tournament. Wrestlers from Ohio, Michigan, Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana, and several other states compete in this Regional event. The Central Regional is considered one of the two toughest regional’s in the country. The top four wrestlers in each weight class automatically qualify for their state’s national freestyle team. 

Lewis Aguilar lead the group by winning the 182 lb weight class. Lewis had two tech fall victories and an 21-18 victory in the finals to claim the championship. This was Lewis’s first regional championship, he became the fourth Cadet Central Regional Champion in program history (Taylor Workman (2011), Ben Darmstadt (2013), and Kevin Vough (2014)), and the first Pioneer to win the Central Regional since 2014. The championship also secured Lewis a spot on the 2017 USA-Ohio Cadet National Freestyle Team. Dylan Shawver finished in fourth place at 120 lbs. Dylan earned three straight tech fall wins to reach the semi-finals. In the semi-finals Dylan lost a tough match to the eventual weight class champion. Dylan won by a score of 15-8 in the conso semi-finals to earn his spot on the Ohio Cadet National Freestyle Team. Dylan lost in the third place finals by a score of 8-7. Ben Doehr competed hard but, fell short of reaching the match to place. Ben lost to an Illinois State finalists, and tough kid from Michigan. 




May 13th-14th: USA-Ohio Freestyle State Tournament (Otterbein University, Westerville, Ohio)

Several Pioneers traveled to Otterbein University to compete in the 2017 USA-Ohio Freestyle State Wrestling Tournament. Some of the best wrestlers from across the state of Ohio compete in the event. This event is also, the USA Ohio Cadet and Junior National Freestyle Team Trials. 

The Pioneers were lead by three individual weight class champions. J.T. Brown won the Junior Freestyle 182 lb weight class. This is J.T.’s second USA-Ohio Freestyle State Championship. J.T. won a Cadet title in 2014. Mick Burnett won the Cadet 120 lb weight class.  Bryce Allison won the Cadet 100 lb weight class defeating two O.A.C. Junior High State Champions on his path to the championship. Dylan Shawver and Josh Breeding both finished the tournament as runner-ups. Josh Breeding lost in the finals at Junior 138 lbs in tough hard fought match. Dylan lost in the finals at 113 lbs to the returning Cadet National Freestyle Champion. It was the only finals match that featured two returning Fargo National Freestyle Placers. Jimmy Schill finished in fourth place at 145 lbs in the Junior Division. Drew Levis (170) and Lewis Aguilar (182) both finished in 6th place in their respective weight classes in the Cadet Division. Ben Doehr went 3-2 at Cadet 138 lbs. Ben missed placement losing in the match to place. Tim Kenska competed hard in the 195 lb weight class in the Junior Division. He fell just short of placing.



April 29th: USA-Ohio Schoolboy State Tournament and Cadet/ Junior Qualifier at Elyria.

Several Pioneer and future Pioneer wrestlers competed in the Elyria Qualifier/ Schoolboy State Tournament. The top six in weight class, and style in the Cadet and Junior Division qualify for State Tournament at Otterbein University May 13th-14th. The Schoolboy State Tournament is the qualifier for the USA-Ohio Schoolboy National Dual Team. The champions in each weight class earn the right to compete at the National Duals in Indianapolis in June.  

Schoolboy Freestyle Results:
Nate Burnett competed in the 105 lb weight class. Nate opened the tournament with a tech fall victory to advance to the semi-finals. In the semi-finals Nate scored another tech fall victory to advance to the finals. In the finals Nate scored a pin fall victory to claim the Schoolboy Freestyle State Championship at 105 lbs, and secure a spot on the USA-Ohio Schoolboy National Freestyle Dual Team.

Cadet Freestyle Results:
Matt Zuckerman finished in second place at 132 lbs. Matt had a victory in the semi-finals over a Michigan State Placer. Bryce Allison finished in second place at 106 lbs. Drew Levis finished in second place at 170 lbs. In the semi-finals Drew had a tech fall victory over his opponent who had beaten him twice this season already. Ben Doehr went 2-2 in a brutal 138 lb weight class. 


Cadet Greco-Roman Results:
Dylan Shawver finished in second place at 126 lbs. Dylan lost in the finals 9-6. Dylan had a pair of tech fall victories on his path to the finals. 

Junior Freestyle Results:
J.T. Brown went undefeated in the Junior 182 lb weight class. In the finals he defeated a D2 State Champion 9-0. Josh Breeding won the 138 lb weight class. Josh had two tech falls on the day. Jimmy Schill won the 152 lb weight class with three tech falls on the day. Devontae Bowens (145) and Tim Kenska (195) both finished in sixth place in their respective weight classes. 


April 23rd: USA-Ohio Club Team State Duals (Ohio Northern University Ada, Ohio)

The freestyle club state duals brings in the best freestyle club teams from across the state of Ohio. The event features numerous state champions, Fargo All-Americans, and national ranked individuals. The Pioneers combine with the Brecksville Bees and their club training partners from BTWC and Seasons to make up two teams that compete in the event. 

The Team one won it’s fourth freestyle club state dual meet title in four years. The defeated the Eagle Club (St.Edward) in the finals of the event. Bryce Allison went 5-1 at 100 lbs. Dylan Shawver went 3-1 at 120 lbs. Dylan had a tech fall victory over a Cadet Freestyle All-American. Mick Burnett went 3-0 at 120 lbs. Brendon Fenton went 5-0 at 126 lbs. He had a tech fall victory over a Junior Freestyle All-American, and pin fall victory over a OH D1 State Finalist. J.T. Brown went 5-1 at 182 lbs in the competition.

Lewis Aguilar went 3-3 at 182 lbs for team 2. Drew Levis (170) and Ben Doehr (145) competed hard in the event and gained valuable experience on team two.



April 22nd: USA-Ohio Delta Freestyle Qualifier

Bryce Allison, Mick Burnett, Dylan Shawver, Brendon Fenton, Ben Doehr, Drew Levis and Lewis Aguilar traveled to compete in the USA-Ohio Greco-Roman and Freestyle season of competition at Delta High School in Northwest Ohio. The top six wrestlers in each weight class qualify for USA-Ohio State Tournament held at Otterbein University the weekend of May 13th-14th.


Cadet Results:
Bryce Allison 1st @ 100 lbs
Dylan Shawver 1st @120 lbs
Mick Burnett 3rd @120 lbs
Ben Doehr 6th @ 145 lbs
Drew Levis 2nd @ 170 lbs
Lewis Aguilar 1st @ 182 lbs

Juniors
Brendon Fenton 5th @ 126 lbs


April 10th: 2016-17 Elyria Wrestling Awards Banquet

The Elyria Wrestling Team gathered to celebrate the 2016-17 wrestling season with their annual awards banquet. The following wrestlers were honored for their individual efforts towards help the team have a tremendous successful season. 

Red Team Awards
Wrestler(s) of the Year: Brendon Fenton, J.T.Brown, and Kevin Vough
Most wins: Kevin Vough (46)
Most pins: Kevin Vough (35)
Most Takedowns: J.T. Brown (155)
Most Tech Falls: Mick Burnett (9)
Academic Achievement: Josh Breeding
Most Improved: Cam King
Ironman Award: Matt Zuckerman
Most Courageous/Inspiration: Tristan Brady
Freshman of the Year: Dylan Shawver


White Team Awards

Wrestler of the Year: Bryce Allison
Most Wins: Bryce Allison/  Lewis Aguilar (30)
Most Pins: Lewis Aguilar (19)
Most Takedowns: Bryce Allison (64)
Most Tech Falls: Matt Zuckerman



JV Awards

Most Wins: Torres (8)
Most Pins: Torres (7)
Most Takedowns:  Parker (25)



April 8th: USA-Ohio Greco-Roman and Freestyle State Qualifier Tournament (Mount Union)

Bryce Allison, Jimmy Schill, and Lewis Aguilar traveled to compete in the USA-Ohio Greco-Roman and Freestyle season of competition at Mount Union University. The top six wrestlers in each weight class qualify for USA-Ohio State Tournament held at Otterbein University the weekend of May 13th-14th.

Bryce Allison won the Cadet 106 lb weight class. Bryce had three tech falls, and default victory on the day. Jimmy Schill rebounded from an opening round loss to win four straight matches to finish in third place in the Junior division 152 lb weight class. In the conso semi-finals Jimmy won by tech fall over a Ohio Division 1 state placer. Lewis Aguilar finished in third place in the Cadet division at 182 lbs. 

April 7th-8th: NWCA/USAW Scholastic National Duals (Crawfordsville, Indiana)

Dylan Shawver traveled to Crawfordsville, Indiana on the campus of Wabash College to compete for the Ohio Mafia team at the 2017 NWCA/USAW Scholastic National Duals. The National duals brings in the best teams of wrestlers who are in the junior class and below to compete in the event. 

Dylan went 6-1 in the competition at 113 lbs. Dylan lost his opening match 7-6 to his opponent from Indiana. Dylan won his next six straight matches to help the team win the national championship. Dylan had a key win in the dual with the Illinois Outsiders that help propel the team to win the dual and ultimately the national championship.



April 2nd: USA-Ohio Greco-Roman and Freestyle State Qualifier Tournament (Indian Valley High School)

Dylan Shawver, Bryce Allison, Drew Levis, Devontae Bowens, Jordan Keegan, and Ben Doehr traveled to compete in the opening week of the USA-Ohio Greco-Roman and Freestyle season of competition at Indian Valley High School. The top six wrestlers in each weight class qualify for USA-Ohio State Tournament held at Otterbein University the weekend of May 13th-14th

Freestyle: 
Devontae Bowens won the Junior division 145 lbs weight class with a decision and a tech fall. This was Devontae’s first ever freestyle tournament. Dylan Shawver won the Cadet division 126 lb weight class with three tech falls. Bryce Allison won the Cadet division 106 lbs weight class with a pair of tech falls. Drew Levis finished in second place at 170 lbs in the Cadet division. Jordan Keegan finished in third place in the Junior division at 152 lbs. Ben Doehr won the Cadet division at 145 lbs. 

Greco-Roman:

Jordan Keegan finished in third place at 152 lbs.



March 25th: OH-WAY State Tournament (Marion, Ohio)

Lewis Aguilar and Jordan Keegan competed in the OH-WAY State Tournament. Jordan won the 154 lb weight class championship, and Lewis finished as the runner-up at 172 lbs. Jordan and Lewis both qualified for NU-Way Nationals held in Michigan on the weekend of April 7th.   

































 


























































 















































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