Ohio Lowedown: Ohio Wrestlers, Teams ranked among Nation’s Best


Josh Lowe is currently a national high school wrestling analyst for InterMatWrestle.com and was named the 2013 OHSWCA Media Service Award winner. JJHuddle.com is proud to announce he covers wrestling for us as well. Today we introduce a new column by Lowe that will appear weekly. The topic? High school wrestling. The writer? One of the sports best. Today we welcome Josh back to the roster.

Ohio Lowedown

By Josh Lowe (@JoshMLowe)

Graham debuts at No. 4; BBH’s Assad state’s highest ranked wrestler

The initial national rankings published by InterMat, presented by FlipsWrestling, were posted on Wednesday 11/12/14. Many Ohio wrestlers and school wrestling programs are within the rankings. The five teams within the Fab50 are tied for third most from any state, while the 27 wrestlers in the weight class rankings is third most.

The following teams will start the season in the Fab50:

No. 4 St. Paris Graham
No. 21 Massillon Perry
No. 29 Delta
No. 31 St. Edward
No. 40 Brecksville

While there is no wrestler from Ohio ranked first nationally in their weight class, the following wrestlers are ranked within their weight class:

106 – No. 9 Drew Mattin (Delta)
113 – No. 8 Noah Baughman (Wadsworth), No. 10 Mitch Moore (St. Paris Graham), No. 17 Jaden Mattox (Grove City Central Crossing), No. 20 Tommy Hoskins (Dayton Christian)
120 – No. 6 Alex Mackall (Walsh Jesuit), No. 10 Eli Stickley (St. Paris Graham), No. 17 Tyler Warner (Claymont)
126 – No. 4 Austin Assad (Brecksville), No. 7 Jose Rodriguez (Massillon Perry), No. 11 Eli Seipel (St. Paris Graham), No. 19 Evan Cheek (Milan Edison)
132 – No. 8 Cameron Kelly (Bellbrook)
138 – No. 18 Richard Screptock (Oregon Clay)
145 – No. 13 Brent Moore (St. Paris Graham)
152 – No. 12 Kyle Lawson (St. Paris Graham), No. 18 Kade Kowalski (Tri-Valley)
160 – No. 6 Alex Marinelli (St. Paris Graham)
170 – No. 13 Ben Schram (Bellbrook), No. 16 David-Brian Whisler (Warren Howland)
182 – No. 11 Kollin Moore (Norwayne), No. 15 Ben Darmstadt (Elyria), No. 16 Jack Harris (Urbana)
195 – No. 13 Matt Stencel (Oregon Clay), No. 17 Bailey Faust (Lexington)
285 – No. 8 Kevin Vough (Elyria), No. 12 Cale Bonner (Perrysburg)


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