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Monday, February 04, 2013

WBL wrestling: Wapakoneta dominates for fourth straight crown
ELIDA -- Led by five individual champions Saturday, Wapakoneta claimed its fourth straight Western Buckeye League wrestling championship.

The Redskins finished with a 204-168 margin over Lima Bath to claim the team title. Ottawa-Glandorf was ninth (23 points).

Wapakoneta got individual titles from John Martin (106 pounds), Nate Valentine (145), Holden Hengstler (170), Alec Brown (195) and Jarred Carpenter (220).

Ottawa-Glandorf's best finish was by Jacob Wells, who placed fourth at 182.



TEAM STANDINGS

1, Wapakoneta 204. 2, Lima Bath 168. 3, Defiance 140. 4, St. Marys Memorial 125. 5, Lima Shawnee 117. 6, Elida 86. 7, Van Wert 82. 8, Celina 56. 9, Ottawa-Glandorf 23. 10, Kenton 18.5.

CHAMPIONSHIP MATCHES

106 -- Martin (Wap) won by default Lucas (Shaw).

113 -- Ingram (Bath) dec. Hower (SM), 3-1.

120 -- Hennon (Shaw) def. D. Plaugher (Wap), 4-3.

126 -- T. Plaugher (Shaw) def. Villareal (Def), 6-2.

132 -- Pauff (Elida) dec. K. Plaugher (Shaw), 3-0.

138 -- Garrett (Bath) pinned Garwood (Cel), 5:46.

145 -- Valentine (Wap) dec. Meyer (Def), 8-1.

152 -- Wise (Bath) won by default Romero (Def).

160 -- Royer (VW) dec. Slife (SM), 10-4.

170 -- Hengstler (Wap) dec. Hefner (Shaw), 11-4.

182 -- Perry (SM) pinned Smith (Elida), 4:30.

195 -- A. Brown (Wap) pinned Sackinger (Elida), 3:43.

220 -- Carpenter (Wap) dec. Lhamon (Bath), 10-7.

285 -- Contreras (VW) pinned Seibert (Def), 5:22.

THIRD PLACE

106 -- Hunter (Elida) maj. dec. Kaleb Chaney (SM), 17-5.

113 -- Lantow (Def) dec. Robenalt (Wap), 9-3.

120 -- Barajas (Def) maj. dec. Crites (Cel), 9-1.

126 -- Davis (Bath) dec. Hamrick (Cel), 7-0.

132 -- Chavez (Def) pinned Kaeck (Wap), 1:41.

138 -- Arthur (Shaw) dec. Ambos (Wap), 10-7.

145 -- Thompson (VW) pinned Lowe (Bath), 2:55.

152 -- Heitkamp (SM) dec. Dauch (Wap), 16-10.

160 -- Newman (Wap) dec. Rabley (Bath), 9-2.

170 -- Reardon (Def) maj. dec. Rudasil (Bath), 17-4.

182 -- C. Brown (Wap) pinned Wells (O-G), 4:53.

195 -- Lamar (Bath) dec. Lockwood (Cel), 10-8, 2 OT.

220 -- Thomas (VW) pinned Hicks (SM), 2:00.

285 -- Simons (SM) pinned Neal (Bath), 1:34.


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