The 2019 OHSAA Team State Duals held on the campus of Ohio State University. The Team State duals is in its seventh year of existence. The Pioneers qualified for the fifth time to compete in the event. The event featured five teams ranked in the top 35 in the country.
The Pioneers were awarded the number four seed in the tournament. The Pioneers took on the Wadsworth Grizzles who came into the event ranked 34th in the country in the quarterfinals. The Pioneers opened the dual meet winning the first five weight classes of the dual to open a 20-0 lead. Wadsworth rallied back to win three weight classes to make the team score 20-14. Enrique Munguia bumped up to 160 lbs and pinned a returning state qualifier to put the Pioneers out in front 26-14 in the team score. The Pioneers would go on to win four of the final five weight classes in the dual to make the final team score 46-20.
In the state dual semi-finals the Pioneers took on the number seven ranked team in country Cincinnati LaSalle. In the dual meet that went back and forth with many tight matches in the dual. The Pioneers won six matches to LaSalle’s eight in the dual. The final team score of the dual LaSalle 40 Pioneers 25.
Pioneers finished the dual season with a record of 13-1. Going undefeated in the event was: Dylan Shawver, Mick Burnett, Enrique Munguia, Jake Evans, and Drew Levis. Going 1-1 was: Peyton Fenton, Bryce Allison, Nate Burnett, Matt Zuckerman, Ben Doehr, and Lewis Aguilar.