MECHANICSBURG —The Blanchester wrestling team finished 2-3 Saturday at the Mechanicsburg Duals tournament.
Tyler Hartness was 4-1, including forfeits, at 106 pounds for the Wildcats. Clayton Schirmer, Hayden Tedrick, Steven Latchford, Austin Walker and Cade Huston all won three matches, including forfeits.
“The kids wrestled hard this weekend and I was impressed by the heart of some of the young kids on the team,” said BHS coach Scott Nicely. “This is a building year unfortunately, but the future looks bright for some of our youngsters.”
Blanchester was fourth overall in the tournament.
Jan 2, 2016
Blanchester 54 Fairbanks 12; Blanchester 51 Dayton Dunbar 6; West Jefferson 42 Blanchester 24; Versailles 66 Blanchester 6; Columbus Bexley 54 Blanchester 12
Individual results (forfeits not included)
106: Tyler Hartness pinned Jesse Kean (WJ); was pinned by Jacob Poling (V)
126: Clayton Schirmer was dec by David Staten (WJ) 15-11; was dec by Steven Mangen (V) 4-2
132: Brent Hopkins was pinned by Mark Woodward (WJ); was pinned by Kyle Wuebker (V); was dec by Zak Welsh (B) 4-2
138: Hayden Tedrick was pinned by Tanner Bey (V); was pinned by Patrick Ruff (B);
145: Ramiro Torres pinned Stevaughn Williams (DD) 1:40; was dec by Logan Harper (WJ) 9-5; was dec by Tyler Gigandet (V) 2-1; was dec by Jon Clark (B) 6-0
152: Steven Latchford was pinned by Nathan Henry (V); was pinned by Eric Crane (B) 3:59
160: Dalton McMullen pinned Garrett Dillow (F) 1:26; was pinned by Josh Doherty (WJ); was pinned by Corey Dieringer (V)
195: Austin Walker pinned Sam Vollrath (F) 3:50; Austin Walker dec Kamari Black (DD) 19-12; was pinned by Kyle Gigandet (V)
285: Cade Huston was pinned by Chuck Fultz (WJ); (at 220) pinned Brett Gigandet (V); (at 220) was pinned by Grant Robinson (B)