State Duals team tournament begins Wednesday for county wrestlers


By Mark Huber - mhuber@civitasmedia.com



Sam Eastes, excited after winning his match last week against a Washington Senior wrestler, will compete along with his Hurricane teammates in the State Duals team tournament Wednesday at Western Brown High School.

Sam Eastes, excited after winning his match last week against a Washington Senior wrestler, will compete along with his Hurricane teammates in the State Duals team tournament Wednesday at Western Brown High School.


Mark Huber | News Journal

Clinton-Massie earned the No. 2 seed and will host one of the regional quarterfinal brackets Wednesday in the 2017 OHSAA State Duals Team tournament.

Clinton-Massie will compete in the Division II Region 15 bracket and will host Franklin, New Richmond, Goshen and McClain. The Falcons will wrestle the winner of the match between No. 7 Goshen and No. 10 McClain.

Wilmington, Blanchester and East Clinton also will be competing in the state duals team tournament.

Wilmington will be at Western Brown High School in a Division II Region 15 bracket. The Hurricane, the No. 4 seed, will face No. 5 Fenwick in the opening match at approximately 6:30 p.m.

Western Brown is the No. 1 seed.

Blanchester and East Clinton will be competing in the Division III Region 23 Troy Christian bracket.

East Clinton, the No. 9 seed, will face No. 8 Northridge at 5 p.m. The winner will then face No. 1 seed Troy Christian.

Blanchester is the No. 5 seed and will wrestle National Trail, the No. 4 seed at approximately 6 p.m.

All regional brackets will three rounds on Wednesday. Teams advancing through those rounds will compete again at 5 p.m. Feb. 1 at a site to be determined.

Sam Eastes, excited after winning his match last week against a Washington Senior wrestler, will compete along with his Hurricane teammates in the State Duals team tournament Wednesday at Western Brown High School.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2017/01/web1_WR_wilm_SamEastes_WCH-1.jpgSam Eastes, excited after winning his match last week against a Washington Senior wrestler, will compete along with his Hurricane teammates in the State Duals team tournament Wednesday at Western Brown High School. Mark Huber | News Journal

By Mark Huber

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