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OHSAA State Wrestling Championships

Real-time results from the 74th annual state wrestling tournament…Championship and Consolation bouts and brackets.


74th Annual State Wrestling Tournament

RESULTS

Division
I

Division
II

Division
III

AUDIO INTERVIEW:

“Let’s face it, these guys now which side of their bread is buttered
for them when it comes to contracts for next year…I hope that doesn’t
come into play, but..”
JJHUDDLE WRESTLING ANALYST JOHN CUMMINGS

DAY ONE RECAP: Where we stand and what happened (By John Cummings)

While there were no surprises at the top of the leaderboard at the 74th state wrestling tournament at the Jerome Schottenstein Center on the campus of The Ohio State University on the opening day, there were some upsets on the mat.

In Division I, Lakewood St. Edward has charged to an 11-point lead over Massillon Perry after the first day.

The Eagles amassed 34 points in the opening round of championship matches and first round of consolation. Wadsworth was third with 20 while Moeller was fourth with 18.
However, seven district champs will have to battle through the consolation bracket to come home with hardware after first round losses.

At 112, Chase DuPratt of Olmstead Falls knocked off Ryan Murdock of Dublin Coffman 6-4 in overtime. Murdock stayed alive with an overtime win in his first wrestleback match. Nick Montgomery pulled the lone upset at 130. The Madison wrestler handed Brecksville’s Mitch Baran a 6-5 setbacks.

While it could be considered an upset, Beavercreek’s Nick Corba claimed the rubber match with Elder’s Tyler Hardtke, defeating the Panther 4-3.

Sidney’s Derek Spangler battled to a 8-6 win over Wadsworth’s Clay Wenger at 145 while Caleb Curtis of Brunswick defeated Morgan Miller of Marysville 5-2 in their opening bout at 189. Two district champs went down at 215 as Almonte’ Patrick of Maple Heights opened with a 2-1 win over Rahkim Johnson of Elder and Amon Willis of Lorain defeated Ryan Sanders of Columbus St. Charles 5-2. The lone upset at 285 came when Oregon Clay’s Garrett Gray defeated Brandon Mitchell of Cincinnati Withrow 4-3. Mitchell was eliminated in a 2-1 loss to Pat Elflein of Pickerington North in his first consolation match.

Graham went a perfect 10-0 in the first round and holds a 18.5 point lead over second place Walsh Jesuit (36.5-18). Mantua Crestwood is third with 17.5 with Parma Padua Franciscan (16) and Oak Harbor (15) rounding out the top five.

Just three district champs dropped their opening matches, but one was a big one.

Walsh Jesuit’s Mike Kostandaras lost a 10-3 decision to Justin Kopp of Tiffin Columbian in their first round 119 match. The other two district champs were at the top and bottom of the 130 bracket. Dalton Nicely of Wauseon won by tech fall over Joe Boswell of Canal Winchester 22-8 while Anthony Skulina of Streetsboro defeated Matt Watts of Gallia Academy 11-8.

The Division III team race is as advertised.

Bedford St. Peter Chanel put 20 points on the board, but are just 2.5 points up on CVCA. Mechanicsburg is a surprising third – seven points back.

There were just four district champs to go down in the opening round in Division III. Zach Alvarado of Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy defeated Evan Ulinski of Elmore Woodmore 10-8 in overtime. At 125, Cole Smith of Greeneview cruised to a 10-2 win over Seth Batdorf of Ashland Crestview.

The other two upsets came in the same half of the 130 bracket.

Shortly after Alex Carroll of Galion Northmore defeated Alex Nedved of Clinton Massie 9-4, Covington’s Kyler Deeter pinned West Jefferson’s Tyler Reichle in 4:14.

The first match of the day in DIII may be one of the better ones when Dayton Christian’s Christian Clary and Bedford St. Peter Chanel’s Aaron Assad.

Assad holds a 2-0 advantage in head to head matches, claiming a 5-4 win at the Super 32 and a 9-7 win at Brecksville.

DAY TWO RECAP: Where we stand and what happened

Semifinal Results

STATE WRESTLING SCHEDULE

Thursday, March 3
8:00 a.m.: Ticket Office Opens
10:00 a.m.: Coaches packet pickup in Auxiliary Gymnasium – Enter SW doors. Scales
11:00 a.m.: Coaches meeting main arena.
11:15 a.m.: Weigh-ins begin in Auxiliary Gymnasium:
Div. III, 11:15-11:30 a.m.; Div. II, 11:30-11:45 a.m., Div. I, 11:45 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
12:15 p.m.: Weigh-ins end
2:00 p.m.: Doors open
3:00 p.m.: Session Number 1 (Championship Preliminaries and Consolations Round 1) begins: 10 mats
3:00 p.m.: Division III Championship Preliminaries
4:15 p.m.: Division II Championship Preliminaries
5:45 p.m.: Division I Championship Preliminaries
7:25 p.m.: Division III Consolation Round 1
8:00 p.m.: Division II Consolation Round 1
8:45 p.m.: Division I Consolation Round 1
       
Friday, March 4
8:00 a.m.: Ticket Office Opens
9:00 a.m.: Doors open.
10:00 a.m.: Session Number 2 (Quarterfinals and Consolations Round 2) begins: 10 mats
10:00 a.m.: Division III Championship Quarterfinals
10:40 a.m.: Division II Championship Quarterfinals
11:20 a.m.: Division I Championship Quarterfinals
12:15 p.m.: Division III Consolations Round 2
1:00 p.m.: Division II Consolations Round 2
1:45 p.m.: Division I Consolations Round 2
5:30 p.m.: Doors open
5:30 p.m.: Weigh-ins begin
6:15 p.m.: Special Awards Ceremony
6:30 p.m.: Session Number 3 (Semifinals and Consolation Quarterfinals) begins: 9 mats
6:30 p.m.: Divisions I Championship Semifinals Mats 1 & 2
6:30 p.m.: Divisions I Consolation Quarterfinals Mat 3
6:30 p.m.: Divisions II  Championship Semifinals Mats 4 & 5
6:30 p.m.: Divisions II Consolation Quarterfinals Mat 6
6:30 p.m.: Divisions III  Championship Semifinals Mats 7 & 8
6:30 p.m.: Divisions III Consolation Quarterfinals Mat 9
8:50 p.m.: Divisions I Consolation Quarterfinals continue Mat 1-3
8:50 p.m.: Divisions II Consolation Quarterfinals continue Mat 4-6
8:50 p.m.: Divisions III Consolation Quarterfinals continue Mat 7-9
       
Saturday, March 5
8:00 a.m.: Ticket Office Opens
9:00 a.m.: Doors open.
10:00 a.m.: Session Number 4 (Consolations) begins: 9 mats
10:00 a.m.: Divisions I, II and III Consolations Semifinals
11:00 a.m.: Divisions I, II and Third, Fifth and Seventh place matches will be wrestled concurrently.
4:15 p.m.: Doors open.
5:15 p.m.: Hall of Fame Ceremonies
5:30 p.m.: Session Number 5 (All Finals) begins: 3 mats
5:30 p.m.: Parade of Champions
5:45 p.m.: Divisions I, II and III First Place matches will be wrestled concurrently
       
APPROXIMATE INCLUSIVE TIMES
Session 1: 3:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Session 2: 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Session 3: 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Session 4: 10:00 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.
Session 5: 5:30 p.m. – 9:45  p.m.

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