NEW RICHMOND – Western Brown dominated the Southern Buckeye Athletic & Academic Conference wrestling tournament Saturday at New Richmond High School.
The Broncos, a state duals team tournament qualifier, had 228 points while runnerup Bethel-Tate, also a state duals team qualifier, finished with 150 points.
Blanchester was sixth with 66.5 points.
Kyle Denier and James Peters were the top finishers for the Wildcats, both placing second in their respective weight classes. Denier won two matches at 120 pounds while Peters had one victory at 195 pounds.
Johnny Schirmer and Clayton Schirmer were both third, Johnny at 132 and Clayton at 138.
Steven Latchford finished fourth at 182 pounds.
February 18, 2017
Southern Buckeye Athletic & Academic Conference
@New Richmond High School
1. Western Brown 228.0; 2. Bethel-Tate 150.0; 3. Williamsburg 109.0; 4. Goshen 74.0; 5. Norwood 69.0; 6. Blanchester 66.5; 7. Batavia 49.0; 8. New Richmond 44.0; 9. Amelia 36.0; 10. CNE 31.0
Individual Blanchester weight classes
120: Kyle Denier dec Royer (BT) 16-1; dec Patterson (CNE) 14-9; was pinned by Taylor (WB) 5:44. Finished second.
126: Kadin Berwanger was pinned by Donathan (WB) 3:13; was pinned by Williams (Ba) 1:56. Did not place.
132: Johnny Schirmer was dec by Briggs (G) 12-5; ; pinned Robinson (NR) 3:31; dec Perkins (BT) 16-14 OT. Finished third.
138: Clayton Schirmer pinned Bird (Ba) 0:44; was dec by Hall (BT) 6-3; pinned Briggs (G) 2:07; dec Wolf (NR) 4-0. Finished third.
145: Luke Thacker was pinned by Blankenship (BT) 2:26; was pinned by Sizemore (WB) 2:06. Did not place.
152: Andrew Frump was pinned by Pride (CNE) 1:53; was dec by Hodge (G) 4-2. Did not place.
160: Dalton McMullen was pinned by Kneipp (W) 3:31; was pinned by Rayburn (CNE) 0:22. Did not place.
170: Hayden Tedrick was pinned by Altman (WB) 1:09; was pinned by Barnhart (W) 0:26. Did not place.
182: Steven Latchford pinned Hayward (A) 4:27; was pinned by Berry (W) 3:35; pinned Buschard (BT) 1:44; was dec by Felts (NR) 14-10. Finished fourth.
195: James Peters pinned Kunkel (W) 5:41; was pinned by O’Neil (BT) 1:32. Finished second.