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Published: February 1, 2017 12:00 AM

In the OHSAA Team Tournament Duals Wednesday the Indian Valley Braves won their opening match in Division II at Carrollton and then fell to host Carrollton in the finals, while the Ridgewood Generals also won their opening in Division III action at Garaway and then lost to host Garaway.

In the Division II Regional Quarterfinals at Carrollton, the Indian Valley Braves defeated Indian Creek 39-31 to advance and then dropped a 46-22 decision to Carrollton in the finals. Scoring two wins for the Braves were Brady O'Connor, Dalton Burcher, Adam Lenhoff, Jarrett Swinderman and John Pankuch.

 

Indian Valley 39, Indian Creek 31

Results: 106-Ellie Paterra (IC) won by forfeit, 113-Brady O'Connor (IV) pinned Michael Grimm (IC), 0:46, 120-Dalton Burcher (IV) pinned Jake Finogle (IC), 0:28, 126-Adam Lenhoff (IV) pinned David Clifton (IC), 1:25, 132-Therron Stocker (IV) won by forfeit, 138-Parker Mazik (IC) maj. dec. Zach Love (IV), 11-2, 145-Miles Mazik (IC) dec. Jake Armstrong (IV), 6-1, 152-Devin Eakle (IC) dec. Matthew Love (IV), 6-2, 160-Jarrett Swinderman (IV) pinned Tyler Smarrella (IC), 0:21, 170-Caden Rostad (IV) dec. Frank Hague (IC), 6-1, 182-Nathan Thomas (IC) dec. Brodey Parsons (IV), 9-2, 195-John Pankuch (IV) pinned David Eakle (IC), 0:36, 220-Billy Haislet (IC) pinned Hunter Baker (IV), 1:38, 285-Sam Robinson (IC) pinned Tanner Quillin (IV), 2:42.

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Carrollton 46, Indian Valley 22

Results: 106-Nathan Blake (C) won by forfeit, 113-Brady O'Connor (IV) maj. dec. Robbie Hoopes (C), 14-0, 120-Dalton Burcher (IV) pinned Brandon Prince (C), 1:27, 126-Adam Lenhoff (IV) dec. Brayden Carter (C), 7-1, 132-Ben Pasiuk (C) tech fall Therron Stocker (IV), 18-3, 138-Justin Shaw (C) pinned Zach Love (IV), 2:50, 145-Adam Shaw (C) pinned Jake Armstrong (IV), 1:-9, 152-Brandon Daniels (C) maj. dec. Mattthew Love (IV), 12-2, 160-Jarrett Swinderman (IV) dec. Noah Carrothers (C), 6-3, 170-Brenton Miller (C) maj. dec. Caden Rostad (IV), 12-4, 182-Aidan Pasiuk (C) pinned Brodey Parsons (IV), 1:32, 195-John Pankuch (IV) pinned Jace Miles (C), 3:29, 220-Noah Rutledge (C) dec. Hunter Baker (IV), 6-5, 285-Tavis Rutledge (C) pinned Tanner Quillin (IV), 1:10.

In the Division III quarterfinals hosted by Garaway High School the Ridgewood Generals posted a 48-36 opening round win over West Muskingum and then fell to host Garaway by a 37-34 score in the finals. Double winners for the Generals were Colton Bethel, Tyler Caudy, Javon Merrill, Kasey Bethel, Nathaniel Thompson and James Kedigh.

 

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Ridgewood 48,W. Muskingum 36

Results: 106-Colton Behtel (R) pinned Brayden Rittenhouse (WM), 113-Andrew Knaup (WM) won by forfeit, 120-Nick Daulton (WM) won by forfeit, 126-Zach Mason (WM) won by forfeit, 132-Tyler Caudy (R) pinned Andrew Mcfee (WM), 138-Christopher Knaup (WM) pinned Cody West (R), 145-Jesse Harter (WM) pinned Dacoda Meeks (R), 152-Kevin Bethel (R) pinned Wyatt Head (WM), 160-Javon Merrill (R) won by forfeit, 170-Kasey Bethel (R) pinned Caul Smith (M), 182-Jason Stubbs (R) pinned Josh Stackhouse (WM), 195-Nathaniel Thompson (R) pinned Jarrett Palmer (WM), 220-James Kedigh (R) pinned Braden Canter (WM), 285-Sheldon Harter (WM) won by forfeit.

 

Garaway 37, Ridgewood 34

Results: 106-Colton Bethel (R) pinned Devan Petitte (G), 113-Kyle Schlabach (G) won by forfeit, 120-Ben Koshmider (G) won by forfeit, 126-Dillon Rothacher (G) won by forfeit, 132-Tyler Caudy (R) pinned Lucas Maurer (G), 138-Cody West (R) maj. dec. Christian Wright (G) 11-2, 145-Dylan Hershberger (G) pinned Dacoda Meeks (R), 152-Tanner Petitte (G) dec. Kevin Bethel (R), 2-0, 160-Javon Merrill (R) dec. Jerrod Hunt (G), 7-2, 170-Kasey Bethel (R) dec. Grant Hershberger (G), 10-3, 182-Gunnar Angel (G) maj. dec. Jason Stubbs (R), 11-3, 195-Nathaniel Thompson (R) pinned Weston Woods (G), 220-James Kedigh (R) pinned Hunter Hostetler (G), 285-Cody Hostetler (G) won by forfeit.

 

MILLERSBURG -- Indian Valley took part in the West Holmes Invitational on Saturday afternoon with the Braves' grapplers taking the runner-up spot in the event.

Carrollton claimed the top spot with 294.5 points with the Braves in second place with 237.5 followed by host West Holmes (225.5) and Buckeye Medina (178.5).

Placing for the Braves on the day were Brady O'Connor, Dalton Burcher, Zach Love, Jarrett Swinderman, John Pankuch and Adam Lenhoff with second place showings, while Caden Keathley and Hunter Baker each finished in fourth place.

Fifth place Indian Valley placers included Therron Stocker, Matt Love, Caden Rostad, Owen Quillin and Keiron O'Connor with Allen Quillin and Tanner Quillin both taking sixth place.

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WELLSVILLE -- Shenandoah was fifth and Newcomerstown 10th in the Buck Bailey Memorial Wrestling Tournament hosted by Wellsville High on Saturday.

Crestview was the team champion with 183.5 points followed by West Geauga (109.5), Southern Local (94.5), Edison (90), Shenandoah (68), Malvern (58), Steubenville 'B' (55.5), South Range (43), Toronto (42), Newcomerstown (40), host Wellsville (39), Steubenville Catholic Central (34), Oak Glen 'B' (31), Edison 'X' (20), River (20), Western Reserve (17), Steubenville 'X' (15), Springfield (14), West Geauga 'X' (4) and Crestview 'X' (3).

Shenandoah had two place winners, with Easton Hitchens (14-17) taking second in the 285-pound class losing to Logan Kmatz of Edison in the championship bout. Christian Bond (18-14) placed third in the 182-pound division.

Newcomerstown was paced by Gavin Weaver (20-4), who was the individual champion of the 106-pound class, defeating Tyler Banta of Malvern in the championship round. Gannon Baker (9-8) placed third for the Trojans in 138-pound class.


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