NEWCOMERSTOWN -- Newcomerstown High continue a solid season on the mats with a double-dual sweep on Monday. The Trojans defeated Navarre Fairless by a 52-28 count and topped Indain Valley, 54-14.

NHS is now 10-1 in duals.

"We are starting to peak at the right time of the year," said Coach Jerico Jones. "We were very aggressive on our feet and all the kids wrestled very hard."

Scoring two contested wins for the Trojans were Alan Hayhurst and Austin Stringer. Results:

Newcomerstown 52,

Navarre Fairless 28

106 - Ben Ruebb (F) pinned Codi Rothacer (N); 113 - Andrew Reugg (F) won by forfeit; 120 - Dylan Little (N) won by forfeit; 126 - Alan Hayhurst (N) maj. dec. Charles Davis (F), 13-4; 132 - David Billing (N) pinned Ricky Jay (F); 138 - Austin Stringer (N) pinned Nathan Kennedy (F); 145 - Carter Casper (F) dec. Hunter Stringer (N), 15-2; 152 - Jarred Weaver (N) won by forfeit; 160 - Kyle Pritchard (N) won by forfeit; 170 - Zack Arelrow (F) pinned Erik Hayhurst (N); 182 - Mitchell Meeks (N) won by forfeit; 195 - Dylan Anderson (N) won by forfeit; 220 - Darnell Crider-Harris (N) won by forfeit; 285 - Deven Wright (F) pinned Tristen Durr (N).

Newcomerstown 54,

Indian Valley 14

106 - Dakota Booth (IV) dec. Codi Rothacher (N); 113 - double-forfeit; 120 - Dylan Little (N) pinned Mitchell Griffen (IV); 126 - Alan Hayhurst (N) pinned Daniel Roan (IV); 132 - Allen Quillin (IV) dec. David Billings (N), 14-2; 138 - Austin Stringer (N) pinned Nathan Wenger (IV); 145 - Hunter Stringer (N) pinned Caden Rosden (IV); 152 - Jarred Weaver (N) pinned Hunter Baker (IV); 160 - Kyle Pritchard (N) pinned Raphiel (IV); 170 - Logan Ryan (IV) pinned Erik Hayhurst (N); 182 - Dylan Anderson (N) won by forfeit; 195 - Mitchell Meeks (N) pinned Trevor Kohl (IV); 220 - Darnell Crider-Harris (N) won by forfeit; 285 - Tristen Durr (N) won by forfeit.


NEW PHILADELPHIA -- New Philadelphia picked up a non-league dual meet win over Indian Valley in wrestling action from Saturday afternoon.

New Philadelphia 56,

Indian Valley 19

106 - Cody Booth (IV) won by forfeit; 113 - Mitchell Giffen (IV) dec. 5-4 over Max Meese; 120 - Heath Williams (NP) pinned Luck Cabbage (IV); 126 - Indian Valley forfeit; 132 - Allen Quillin (IV) loses tech fall to Maverick Meeks (NP); 138 - Nathan Wenger (IV) 4-3 loss to John Riker (NP); 145 - Corbin Coft (NP) pinned Caden Rosden (IV); 152 - Hunter Backer (NP) pinned Hunter Baker (IV); 160 - Logan Ryan (IV) maj dec. over Black Bollon (NP); 182 - Indian Valley forfeit; 195 - Indian Valley forfeit; 220 - Indian Valley forfeit; 285 - Neil Wise (NP) pinned John Pankush (IV).

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HEATH -- Ridgewood High and Newcomerstown each took part in the Robin Drumm Wrestling Classic on Saturday at Heath High School.

The Trojans snared the runner-up spot with 307 points, behind first place Philo who won the team title with 351 points. The Generals were next in third place with a total of 305, with Highland (246) fourth and Licking Heights (221.5) claiming fifth place.

Leading the NHS grapplers with first place finishes were Alan Hayhurst (126-pound) and Mitchell Meeks (182). Austin Stringer (138), Kyle Pritchard (160) each snared a second place finish for the Trojans. Third place showings were turned in by Dylan Little (120), Hunter Stringer (145), Jarred Weaver (152), and Dylan Anderson (195) for the Trojans.

Rounding out the NHS place-winners were Codi Rothacher, fourth at 106 pounds; Erik Hayhurst, fourth at 170; Darnell Crider-Harris, fifth at 220; David Billings, seventh at 132.

Ridgewood champions on the day included brothers Colton Bethel (106) and Garrett Bethel (160). Zach Donley (170) earned a second place finish, while keeping up the family success was Kyle Bethel (126) with a third place finish, and Kevin Bethel (138) with a fourth place effort. Cole Zeigler (132), and Kelly Bathalow (285) each finished in third for the Generals.

Completing the RHS effort on the day were Javon Merrill, sixth at 120; Thor Reed, fourth at 145; Kasey Bethel, seventh at 152; Anthony Harrman, fourth at 220; Ben Hostetler, fourth at 182.