The Miami Valley School doesn’t have a deep wrestling team but it has a great wrestler. One-man show Matthew Kolodzik is this week’s JJHuddle Wrestler of the Week. See why and who else did what.
Oregon Clay is coming on strong at the right time.
Clay cruised to the Maumee Bay Classic title with 281 points, easily out-distancing Lorain by 109 points.
Perrysburg was third with 146.5, 3.5 points better than Wauseon with Perry finishing a distant fifth and Delta sixth.
Clay got titles from Mike Screptock (126), Jacob Conine (132) and Garrett Gray (285) and was one of five teams to have multiple champs.
LaSalle got titles from Anthony Milano (113) and Max Byrd (120) while Delta’s Luke Kern (138) and Tyker Fahrer (145) claimed titles.
Seth Williams (152) and Jett Hurt (160) claimed titles for Tiffin Columbian while Luke Boff (182) and Micah Carter (195) claimed wins for Perrysburg.
Wauseon had just one champ in 220-pounder Zane Krall.
Mason claims James Horning: The Mason Comets defended their home turf by claiming the James Horning Memorial title.
Mason finished with 276.5 points in capturing the title.
Olentangy and Marysville were second with 203, joining the hosts as the only teams going over the two century mark.
Centerville continued to come on strong as they finished fourth with 190 points. Fairmont, battling some injuries and illness finished fifth with 170.5.
Fairmont’s Tommy Kimbrell continued his perfect season with a 17-2 win over Mason’s Tommy Davis in the final.
Wapakoneta Invitational: Troy Christian’s Jordan Marshall was named the most valuable wrestler and Colerain wont he team title at Wapak.
Colerain scored 240 points, while Vandalia Butelr finished second (207.5). Bellevue (195) was third.
Marshall pinned Conor Driscoll (5:15) to win the 145 title.
Robin Drumm Classic: Dresden Tri-Valley dominated host Heath’s Robin Drum Classic by scoring a whopping 392 points. Highland was second (277) and Newcomerstown third (221).
Kade Kowalski (132), Joey Patterson (138), Seth Brock (145) and Austin Jones 170) claimed titles for Tri-Valley.
Long way for a Win: Rochester (Mich.) headed south and captured the hammer & Anvil Invitational hosted by Western Brown. Rochester scored 328 points, while Campbell Co. (Ky.) was second. The top Ohio school in the 16-team field was New Richmond, which finished third. Goshen was fourth.
WRESTLER OF THE WEEK
Matthew Kolodzik, 106, Fr., Miami Valley: Kolodzik claimed the Bill Dies title over a strong field which consisted of several retuning state placers.