By John Cummings
As the season prepares for the official start… it is time for the JJHuddle preseason rankings. Rankings in the preseason take into account returning state placers and nationally ranked wrestlers as well as notable transfers. There are sure to be teams that will shuffle around as the season wears on…
2013 JJHUDDLE D-III WRESTLING POWER POLL: PRESEASON
1. Dayton Christian: State champ Jacob Danishek is one of four returning state placers. Add in transfers Michael May and Florida state runner-up Nick Vestal and DC has at least six legitimate title hopefuls.
2. Delta: State champ Jake Spiess is one of three returning placers for Delta
3. Greeneview: The Rams took three to state, put two in the finals. All three could be wearing gold this time around
4. Loudonville: Returns three state placers
5. Carlisle: The Sandlin brothers return looking for state gold
6. Troy Christian: Returns two state champs, but the return of Jarred Ganger is still a question.
7. Beachwood: Returns two state placers, including champ Ryan Harris.
8. Rootstown: State champ Travis Linton returns
9. Woodmore: Returns one state placer
10. Archbold: Returns one state placer