ST. PARIS – Graham advanced to state in the Division II team duals wrestling tournament Wednesday night by beating Wapakoneta, 56-21, and Valley View, 69-6, in the Region 16 semifinal and final.
Results from the Wapakoneta match: 106 Tanner Jordan (G) pin 1:10 Caleb Pyles (W); 113 Dawson Show (G) tf 18-3 Keaton Elling (W); 120 Jordan Crace (G) pin 1:34 Luke Beach (W); 126 Andrew Shaffer (G) pin 2:54 Darin Dean (W); 132 Jeffrey Thomas (G) dec 4-1 Jayden Hefner (W); 138 John Stickley (G) pin 2:49 Brad Beemer (W); 145 Joey Sanchez (G) win by forfeit; 152 Koleman Brown (W) UTB dec 11-10 D’artagnan Spitler (G); 160 Ryan Thomas ( G) pin 1:14 Trevor Plaugher (W); 170 Hunter Hyden (G) dec 4-3 Cordell Newman (W); 182 Gage Braun (G) pin 0:25 Connor Barnett (W); 195 Kavan Sarver (G) pin 0:56 Zac Miller (W); 220 Johnny Shafer (G) dec 1-0 Landon Hall (W)’ 285 Khrizdon VanHoose (G) win by forfeit.
Results from the Valley View match: 106 Tanner Jordan (G) pin 3:13 Joey Dima (VV); 113 Dawson Show (G) pin 1:06 Ethan Mayo (VV); 120 Jordan Crace (G) pin 0:48 Justin Mills (VV); 126 Andrew Shaffer (G) pin 1:37 Jayden Zimmerman ( VV); 132 Jeffrey Thomas (G) pin 1:45 Kevin Myers (VV); 138 John Stickley (G) pin 0:30 Dalton Matthews (VV); 145 Joey Sanchez (G) pin 1:57 Kole Deel (VV); 152 Austin Napier (VV) dec 5-2 D’artagnan Spitler (G); 160 Ryan Thomas (G) pin 1:15 Hunter Ernst (VV); 170 Hunter Hyden (G) pin 1:03 Christian Meyers (VV); 182 Gage Braun (G) pin 0:45 Perry Gardiner (VV); 195 Kavan Sarver (G) dec 3-2 Stone Day (VV); 220 John Shafer (G) wins by forfeit; 285 Trent Wilson (VV) dec 4-1 Khrizdon VanHoose (G).
Mechanicsburg advances to state
MECHANICSBURG – Mechanicsburg advanced to state in the Division III team duals wrestling competition on Wednesday. The Indians defeated Miami East and Versailles to win the regional.
First, Mechanicsburg downed Miami East, 53-18.
Tanner Smith (145), Colt Yinger (152), Corey Bogan (160), Kaleb Romero (170) and Dylan Hartley (285) each earned a win by pin. Dakota Lay (106) and Alex Walton (195) each added six points via a forfeit victory.
Ben Stroud (120), Dustin Knapp (182) and Dylan Hartman (220) each won by decision.
Against Versailles, the Indians emerged victorious, 42-25.
Colt Yinger (152) and Dylan Hartley (285) each won by pin. Dylan Hartman got six points at the 220 class when Isaac Grilliot was disqualified and Kaleb Romero (170) earned a win by forfeit.
Tanner Smith (145) won an 11-3 major decision, while Ben Stroud (120), Tyler Wetzel (126), Alex Rhine (132) and Corey Bogan (160) each won by decision.