Red Team-Revere Dual (Sr. Night) Jan.31st
The Pioneers hosted Revere on Senior Night. Before the dual meet the class of 2015 (Nick Mayer, Darrion Overall, Mike Dolan, Caleb Arnold, and Dylan Reis) were honored.
The dual meet started at 106 lbs between the two teams. The Pioneers jumped out to a 42-0 lead at halftime. The final score of the dual meet between the two teams were Elyria 73 and Revere 4.
Event Highlights: The team improved 11-1 in dual meets. The entire senior class went out all winning their final home matches. To the class of 2015 thank you for everything that you have done so far both on the mat, and in the classroom as well.
The Red team returns to action on Feb. 4th at Oregon Clay for the OHSAA Team State Dual Regional Finals. Wrestling will start at 5 pm that evening.
White Team- Cy Pinter Duals Jan. 31st
The white team hosted the 7th annual Cy Pinter Duals. This year’s field was comprised of six teams Elyria, Brookside, Brecksville B, Olmsted Falls B, Akron Ellet, and Strongsville B.
The White Team opened the event wrestling Akron Ellet who made their event debut. They defeated them by a score of 41-17. In the second round they wrestled Brecksville. They dual meet went back in forth in the lower weights. Devontae Bowens won a huge bout at 106 lbs on overtime ride outs over his Brecksville opponent who defeated twice earlier in the season. Juan Nieves (138) put the team back out in front for good with his pin fall victory. Mike Filiaggi (145) had another huge win for the team over his opponent who won two matches in the state dual meet tournament series on Wednesday night. The team went on to win the dual 42-22. In the third round the team faced Brookside the returning Cy Pinter team champs form 2014. The Pioneers came out on top by a score of 46-22. J.T Brown (170) had a huge major decision victory over his opponent who came into the event undefeated. The Pioneers wrestled Olmsted Falls in the fourth round and defeated them by a score of 4-14. In the final round the team wrestled Strongsville. The White Team defeated Strongsville by a score of 59-12. The team finished the event 5-0 to win the championship.
Event Highlights: The team title for the second for the White Team in the past four years (2013), and their third overall (2015, 2013, and 2011). Going undefeated for the team were: Jason Truxall (126), Mike Filiaggi (145), Brendan Price (152), Caleb Arnold (160), and Antonio Wyatt (285) went 5-0. J.T Brown (170) went 4-0. Dylan Woodings went 3-1 at 182 lbs. Josh Kurtz (120) and Juan Nieves (138) went 3-2.