Braves come in second at Indian Valley Duals

GNADENHUTTEN The Braves came in second at their own event, the Indian Valley Duals, which were held last Saturday.

Indian Valley knocked off River View (43-38), Louisville (48-30) and St. Clairsville (51-33) while falling to Garaway (37-36 in a tiebreaker) and Tuslaw (43-33).

Dalton Farrow (220), Darran Warner (121), and Dakota Smith (113) all went 5-0 for the Braves. Farrow scored all five of his pins via pinfalls.

Also for Indian Valley, Austin Western (138) and Logan Ryan (145) finished 4-1 while Dominic Bell (182) went 3-1.

Ridgewood finishes ninth at Wayne Invite

SMITHVILLE Ridgewood came in ninth out of 18 teams at the Wayne Invitational last Saturday held at Smithville High School.

The Generals finished with 81 points and had two third-place finishers, including Cole Zeigler (120) and Jake Zeigler (170).

Cole Zeigler went 3-1, including an 11-1 decision in his third-place match. Jake Zeigler went 5-1 on the day and knocked off West Holmes Jayson Miller by a 12-4 decision in his third-place match.

Also for the Generals, Bill Dowd (152) and Garrett Bethel (160) came in fourth.

Green High School was the overall champion with 203.5 points, followed by West Holmes in second with 186 and GlenOak third with 172.5.

Braves finish as runner-up

MAPLETON In prep wrestling action from Saturday, Newcomerstown and Indian Valley took part in the Mapleton Duals Wrestling Tournament. The Braves were runner up while the Trojans came in third.

The Trojans defeated Ontario (46-21), Wooster (33-28), Mogadore (36-24) and Willard (30-24), and suffered their lone loss to host Mapleton (48-24).

The Braves beat Monroeville (57-19), Dalton (66-15), Margaretta (49-25) and Willard (69-0) but fell to Mapleton in the finals (45-36).

Newcomerstown senior Trae Garlando (160) was tabbed Most Valuable Wrestler with an undefeated day on the mat. Also posting unbeaten records were Mitchell Meeks (182) and Austin Stringer (138).

For Indian Valley, Darran Warner (126), Nate Wenger (132), Austin Western (138), Dominic Bell (182), and Matt Bobzein (220) all went 5-0. Dakota Smith (113), Logan Ryan (145), Brock Metzger (170) and Dalton Farrow (195) each came in 4-1.