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)

2018 Off-Season

April 7th: USA-Ohio Cadet and Junior State Mount Union State Qualifier Tournament

Greco-Roman and Freestyle season kicked off in Ohio this past weekend. Several Elyria wrestlers competed at Mount Union Qualifier. The top six placer winners in each weight class qualify for the State Tournament held at Otterbein University on May 19th-20th weekend. 

Farouq Muhammed won both styles in the Junior division at 170 lbs. In Greco-Roman Farouq won in the finals by tech fall over last year’s USA-Ohio Cadet Greco-Roman State Champion. Dylan Shawver won the 138 lbs Junior Freestyle weight class. Dylan had three tech fall wins one the day. Drew Levis finished in third place in the 220 lbs Junior division in Freestyle. Drew lost his opening round match to a D2 State Place-winner this year, and last year’s Cadet Freestyle National runner-up. Enrique Munguia finished in 5th place at 160 lbs. 

March. 23rd-25th: NHSCA Junior Nationals (Virginia Beach, Virginia)

Haydon Rockman traveled to competed in the NHSCA Junior Nationals in Virginia Beach, Virginia. The NHSCA Nationals brings in some of the best wrestlers from across the country to compete. The tournament is broken down by high school age levels, and even has a middle school and elementary division. 

Haydon open the tournament winning his opening round match by a score 5-1 vs his opponent from New Jersey. Haydon lost his match in the round of 32 to the eventual 8th placer from Pennsylvania. Haydon would rebound and win his next two matches in the wrestlebacks with wins over his opponents from Alabama and New York. Haydon would a tough match in his third round wrestle back to the 7th placer from New York. Haydon finished the event with a record of 3-2.