Wrestling Roundup


FINDLAY — Tippecanoe’s Emma Hanrahan was crowned the 130-pound champion at the Fight at Findlay girls wrestling invitational.

She opened with a pin of Karliegh Kitchen of Montpelier in 58 seconds and followed it with a 10-1 major decision over P.J. Broadus of Lebanon.

She advanced to the semifinals with a 10-1 major decision over Evanie Shank of Napoleon.

Hanrahan then finished the tournament in style with two more pins.

In the semifinals, she pinned Abigail Mozden of Alliance in 2:38 and in the title match she pinned Bailey Emery of Canon-McMillan in 1:32.

Friend takes

fifth at Eaton

EATON — Piqua’s Olivia Friend finished fifth at 120 pounds at the Eaton Girls Wrestling Invitational.

Friend went 1-1 in pool play.

After losing by pin to Marlee Trantanella of Eaton, she pinned Isabella Conte of Centerville.

After losing by pin to Mina Gee of Gahanna Lincoln in the quarterfinals, Friend won her final two matches.

She pinned Elizabeth Tieber of Gahanna Lincoln and in the fifth place match, she won by disqualification over Layla Cawthon of Centerville.


Eats wins

Bear Claw

OLENTANGY — The Miami East wrestling team won the Olentangy Berlin Bear Claw Classic Saturday.

Drake Bennett (215) was named the outstanding wrestler of the tournament.

Also winning for hte Vikings were Hudson Randall (106) and Gabe Cole (126).

Taking second were KJ Gustin (150) and Hunter Randall (165), while finishing third were Memphis Hughes (132) and Layton Hughes (144).

Finishing sixth were Brian Fulton (112), Braden Lewis (120), Gunner Weldy (138), JD Kemp (157) and Zavier Cline (175) and finishing eighth was Jon Hatcher (285).

Buccs take


VERSAILLES — The Covington wrestling team took second at the Versailles Duals on Saturday, finishing with a 5-1 overall record to improve their dual meet record to 7-1 this season.

Covington defeated Alter 42-41, Tippecanoe 51-30, Brookville 51-30, Waynesville 51-30 and Reading 51-30.

Covington lost the title match to Versailles 46-34.

Going 6-0 for the Buccs at the event were Jericho Quinter (126, 5 pins), Michael Hagan (132, 5 pins), Chase Vanderhorst (138, 4 pins), Caleb Ryman (144, 3 pins) and Aveyen Meek (165, 5 pins).

Carson Taylor (113, 3 pins) went 5-1, while Henry Skaggs (120, 3 pins) finished 4-2.

Also winning matches for the Buccs were Eddie Deaton (106), Andrew Basye (132, pin), Landon Beeman (144, pin), Diego Lopez (150), Jack Blumenstock (157, pin), Kaden Thompson (165), Mason Epperson (175, pin), A.J. Reyes (190), A.J. Garman (215, pin) and Hayden Brown (285).

Covington competes next at the Greater Miami Valley Wrestling Association (GMVWA) Holiday tournament on Wednesday and Thursday, December 27-28.

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