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Monday, February 04, 2013

NWC wrestling: Bluffton's Wilson wins third league title
LIMA -- Bluffton senior Zach Wilson stayed unbeaten as he won his third straight Northwest Conference wrestling title Saturday at Lima Central Catholic.

Paulding grabbed its first NWC wrestling title by edging Spencerville 256-254. Columbus Grove (199) was fourth, Bluffton (174) finished fifth and Ada ninth (116).

Wilson rolled through five opponents to win the 152-pound weight class. He pinned Ada's Dylan Hannah in 2:34 in the finals to improve to 36-0 on the season.

Josiah Conley captured the 182-pound championship for Bluffton as he stopped Allen East's Grant Criblez 12-5.

Jacob Garmatter was second at 145 on criteria after the top three wrestlers in the weight class each finished with one loss.

Columbus Grove's Tregg Keysor defended his title at 106 as he pinned Gage Seals in 3:27 for his championship.

Austin Windle (160) joined Hannah as a runnerup finisher to lead Ada.

Four-time NWC champion Brandon McCormick earned the NWC's Most Valuable Wrestler award.



TEAM STANDINGS

1, Paulding 256. 2, Spencerville 254. 3, Lima Central Catholic 225. 4, Columbus Grove 199. 5, Delphos Jefferson 197. 6, Bluffton 174. 7, Allen East 147. 8, Lincolnview 124. 9, Ada 116.

CHAMPIONSHIP MATCHES

106 -- Keysor (CG) pinned Seals (Pau), 3:27.

113 -- Markward (Lin) maj. dec. Salinas (Pau), 12-2.

120 -- Baker (AE) tech. fall Mink (Pau), 26-11.

126 -- T. Deatrick (Pau) pinned Smith (Spe), 1:50.

132 -- Bockey (Spe) dec. Hahn (LCC), 3-2

138 -- McCormick (LCC) pinned Binkley (Spe), 4:47.

145 -- Truesdale (DJ) over Garmatter (Blu), round robin criteria.

152 -- Wilson (Blu) pinned Hannah (Ada), 3:24.

160 -- McAdoo (AE) dec. Windle (Ada), 11-4.

170 -- Sunderhaus (LCC) maj. dec. Hicks (Lin), 14-1.

182 -- Conley (Blu) dec. Criblez (AE), 12-5.

195 -- McConnahea (DJ) dec. Huffman (LCC), 5-4.

220 -- Ash (Pau) pinned Wessell (DJ), 6:27, OT.

285 -- Ketcham (DJ) dec. Bellows (Spe), 11-5.

THIRD PLACE

106 -- Rodriguez (Pau) dec. Dues (AE), 6-5.

113 -- King (Spe) won by forfeit.

120 -- Freeman (Blu) pinned Kimmet (DJ), 1:43.

126 -- Schroeder (CG) pinned Luke (Blu), 1:56.

132 -- Hicks (DJ) pinned Siefker (CG), :40.

138 -- Stechschulte (CG) dec. Mock (Paul).

145 -- Tremoulis (LCC) pinned Bellows (Spe), 1:05.

152 -- Burgei (CG) maj. dec. Eley (LCC), 12-2

160 -- Gladwell (CG) pinned Garcia (LCC), :36.

170 -- Beach (Ada) tech. fall A. Deatrick (Pau), 22-5.

182 -- Schindler (Pau) pinned W. Krouskop (Spe), :40.

195 -- Shumate (Spen) dec. West (Lin), 10-6.

220 -- L. Krouskop (Spe) pinned Kimball (LCC), :26.

285 -- Shaffer (CG) pinned Dotson (Ada), 2:35.


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