Red Team- Home Dual vs Midview Alumni/Hall of Fame Night(Dec. 20th)
The Red Team hosted Midview in their annual Alumni/Hall of Fame Night match. The meet started at 106 lbs. The Pioneers got pins from Josh Breeding (106) and Nick Mayer (120). Nico O’Dor (132) scored a third period 16-0 tech fall. Brendon Fenton (113), and Mike Filiaggi (138) both recieved forfeits. Brendan Price won 7-3 at 145 lbs to give the team a 32-6 lead at intermission.
At intermission former coaches Frank Jayne and Lou Hull were inducted in as the third class into the Frank Fiore Elyria Wrestling Hall of Fame. Coach Jayne was head coach from 1980-1990. He had three top ten team state finishes, and individual state champions that he coached. Coach Hull was head coach at Northwood Middle School, and an asst. coach at Elyria High. Coach Hull won 14 Elyria middle school city championships, and had a dual record of 104-6.
After intermission Mikah Price (152) earned a first period fall. Caleb Arnold (160) won 2-0 over USA-Ohio Cadet Greco-Roman national team and cadet dual team member. J.T Brown (170) and Ben Darmstadt (182) both won by pin fall. Dylan Woodings won 7-2 at 195 lbs. Dylan Reis (220) and Kevin Vough (285) both won by pin fall to close out the meet. The final score was Elyria 68 Midview 6.
Antonio Wyatt (285) won the lone JV match of the night with a first period fall to improve his record to 2-0 on the JV level.
Event highlights: The Pioneers improved 4-1 in dual meets with the win. Mike Filiaggi (138) and Dylan Woodings (195) both won their first red team matches of their careers. Dylan Reis earned his 37th career varsity win. Kevin Vough earned his 54th career varsity win. Mikah Price (152) earned his 40th career varsity win.
White Team- Parkway Tournament Dec. 27th
JV Team- Keystone JV Tournament Dec. 22nd