Wilmington’s Brayden Smith won the 146-pound weight class championship at the Ohio Athletic Commission Divisional State Junior High Wrestling championship March 4 at Marysville.
This past weekend, Smith competed for the US Strong team and was fourth in the OH-WAY state wrestling tournament in Marion. He was defeated by Khamil Abdul-Waheed of White Oak 3-1 in the consolation final match,
An 8th grader at the Rodger O. Borror Middle School, Smith won the Class AA three-wrestler weight class with a pair of pins – in 4:20 over Nicholas Donofrio of West Geauga and in 1:20 over Tyler Lee.
This is the first time the OAC junior high school state tournament has been divided into three divisions, using the same standards that set the Ohio High School Athletic Association high school state individual tournament.