2016-17 PREVIEW: Blanchester High School wrestling


Compiled by Mark Huber



The Blanchester High School wrestling team, from left to right, front row, Johnny Schirmer, Austin Walker, Dalton McMullen, Kadin Berwanger, David Yazell, James Peters; middle row, coach Nicely, Daniel Davenport, Ethan McHenry, Kyle Denier, Andrew Frump, Brent Hopkins; back row, coach Tissandier, Clayton Schirmer, Cade Huston, Steven Latchford, Hayden Tedrick, coach Dawson.


Courtesy Photo | LifeTouch Sports

TEAM RECORD IN 2015-16

5-13 in duals

COACH

Scott Nicely, seventh year coaching, fourth as head coach at BHS

COACH’S RECORD

47-23

COACHES IN PROGRAM

Jamie Tissandier, assistant varsity; Brandon Shoemaker, junior high head coach; Shane Conover, junior high assistant

NUMBER OF RETURNING LETTERWINNERS

9

NUMBER OF RETURNING STARTERS

6

KEY PLAYERS RETURNING

Kyle Denier, 12-1 prior to missing remainder of season with injury; Clayton Schirmer, 16-11, 4th at SBAAC, 3rd at sectional; Brent Hopkins, 23-14, 2nd at SBAAC, 2nd at sectional; Cade Huston, 26-8, 4th at SBAAC

KEY NEWCOMERS

Kadin Berwanger, James Peters

RIGHT NOW I LIKE

Our intensity and work ethic

RIGHT NOW WE NEED TO IMPROVE

Our match experience

LEAGUE FAVORITE

Western Brown

ROSTER

Daniel Davenport 9

Andrew Frump 9

Johnny Schirmer 9

Kadin Berwanger 9

James Peters 9

Steven Latchford 10

Brent Hopkins 10

Hayden Tedrick 10

Clayton Schirmer 10

Ethan McHenry 10

Austin Walker 10

Justin Lucas 11

Dalton McMullen 12

Kyle Denier 12

Cade Huston 12

David Yazell 12

SCHEDULE

Dec 7 @New Richmond, Ross 5 pm; Dec 16-17 Blanchester Duals

Jan 4 vs East Clinton, Williamsburg @BHS 5 pm; Jan 6-7 @Madeira Invitational; Jan 14 Hammer & Anvil Inv @Western Brown; Jan 18 Wilmington @BHS 5 pm; Jan 25 State Duals; Jan 27 @Lima Central Catholic 530 pm; Jan 28 @Lima Central Catholic 9 am

Feb 1 State Duals; Feb 2 @Goshen, Indian Hill 5 pm; Feb 11 @Batavia Invitational; Feb 12 State Duals Finals @St John Arena; Feb 18 SBAAC @New Richmond; Feb 24-25 Sectional @Blanchester

The Blanchester High School wrestling team, from left to right, front row, Johnny Schirmer, Austin Walker, Dalton McMullen, Kadin Berwanger, David Yazell, James Peters; middle row, coach Nicely, Daniel Davenport, Ethan McHenry, Kyle Denier, Andrew Frump, Brent Hopkins; back row, coach Tissandier, Clayton Schirmer, Cade Huston, Steven Latchford, Hayden Tedrick, coach Dawson.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2016/12/web1_WR_blanteam.jpgThe Blanchester High School wrestling team, from left to right, front row, Johnny Schirmer, Austin Walker, Dalton McMullen, Kadin Berwanger, David Yazell, James Peters; middle row, coach Nicely, Daniel Davenport, Ethan McHenry, Kyle Denier, Andrew Frump, Brent Hopkins; back row, coach Tissandier, Clayton Schirmer, Cade Huston, Steven Latchford, Hayden Tedrick, coach Dawson. Courtesy Photo | LifeTouch Sports

Compiled by Mark Huber

Reach Mark Huber at 937-556-5765, or on Twitter @wnjsports

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