State Wrestling: Wrestlers looking to became first finalist and/or champion in school history


After what was (as always) a drama-filled weekend of district tournament wrestling, the 672 participants have been determined for the 2014 OHSAA State Wrestling Individual Tournament. This 77th edition of the championships (to be held Thursday-Saturday at Ohio State) has its set of narratives that will keep fans intrigued. Here are some wrestlers to watch…

Looking to become first state finalist in their program’s history

Jake Adkins, Rob Mickey (Johnstown Northridge) – Division III, 106 and 160 pounds
Tyler Sarreshteh (Liberty-Benton) – Division III, 120 pounds
Justin Post (Coldwater) – Division III, 220 pounds
Zach Sullivan, Ben Sullivan (National Trail) – Division III, 170 and 220 pounds … that school has also never had a state placer previously
Ben Sexton (Garaway) – Division III, 285 pounds
Jack Harris (Urbana) – Division II, 182 pounds
Clayton Bullard (Johnstown Monroe) – Division II, 195 pounds
Kade Kowalski (Tri-Valley) – Division I, 145 pounds
Tegray Scales (Colerain) – Division I, 160 pounds
Devin Nye (Springfield) – Division I, 220 pounds

Looking to become first state champion in their program’s history

Kristopher Hill and Grant Rathburn (Bishop Hartley) – Division III, 113 and 138 pounds
Logan Lacure, Armani Robinson, and Adrian Harding (Greeneview) – Division III, 145/182/220 pounds
Kollin Moore (Norwanye) – Division III, 160 pounds
Seth Beard (Napoleon) – Division II, 113 pounds
Colin Ingram (Lima Bath) – Division II, 120 pounds
Chandler Minnard (Bloom-Carroll) – Division II, 126 pounds
Preston Bowshier (Kenton Ridge) – Division II, 138 pounds
Kordell Ford (Hillsboro) – Division II, 160 pounds
Seth Williams (Tiffin Columbian) – Division II, 170 pounds
Tyler Dodd (Carrollton) – Division II, 195 pounds
Chase Henderson (Franklin) – Division II, 285 pounds
Josh Wimer (Grove City Central Crossing) – Division I, 126 pounds
Richie Screptock, Nick Stencel, and Matt Stencel (Oregon Clay) – Division I, 132/160/182 pounds
Ryan Montgomery (Madison) – Division I, 138 pounds
Michael Coleman (Hudson) – Division I, 160 pounds
Matthew Lybarger (Mt. Vernon) – Division I, 182 pounds
Kyle Conel (Ashtabula Lakeside) – Division I, 195 pounds



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