Tiger trio prevails on mat

SHADYSIDE INVITE Most Valuable Wrestler went to Shadyside’s Alex Quinn the 152-pound champion for the Tigers as the 30-team event concluded after 10 hours of pool wrestling. Northwestern won the team event with 211.5 points winning three weight classes. The host Tigers finished fourth with a 138.5 point team total also boasting three champions adding Ian Baker at 145 pounds and Chase Kinemond at 160 pounds.

Harrison Central placed fifth in the team standings with 135.5 points sending two wrestlers to the top of the podium. Anthony Heavlin wan the 106 pound title and Hunter Pizzino claimed the top spot at 126 pounds. David Forrester would place second at 120 pounds for the Harrison Huskies,

Rodney Richter won the 113 pound weight class for Monroe Central. Zac Potts was runner-up at 152 pounds for the Seminoles as they finished in the 12 spot with 61.5 team points.

Bellaire sent junior Myliek Green to the championship match but Joey Meek of Northwestern won the title for the NW Huskies. Bellaire would just miss the top 10 settling for the 11 slot with 68 points.

River finished seventh overall with 75 team points paced by Dakota Dunn with a runner-up finish at 182 pounds. The Pilots garnered fourth place points from Jordan Sapp at 145 pounds and Brandon Reusser at 160 pounds and Joseph Dotson in the 220 pound consolations.

The Blue Devils’ Bruce Sefert would settle for fourth at 152 pounds and Joseph Dotson fell in the 195 pound consolations as Beallsville finished ninth with 69 team points.

Shadyside also had two fourth place finishers in Wyatt Skapik at 106 pounds and Zach Vaughn at 113 pounds.

John Marshall’s Cullen Ebbert won the 220 pound title and Dylan Hall was runner-up at 138 pounds for the Monarchs who placed sixth in team standings with 124 points.

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