High School wrestling 2016-2017
April 22nd: USA-Ohio Delta Freestyle Qualifier
Bryce Allison, Mick Burnett, Dylan Shawver, Brendon Fenton, Ben Doehr, Drew Levis and Lewis Aguilar traveled to compete in the USA-Ohio Greco-Roman and Freestyle season of competition at Delta High School in Northwest Ohio. The top six wrestlers in each weight class qualify for USA-Ohio State Tournament held at Otterbein University the weekend of May 13th-14th.
Bryce Allison 1st @ 100 lbs
Dylan Shawver 1st @120 lbs
Mick Burnett 3rd @120 lbs
Ben Doehr 6th @ 145 lbs
Drew Levis 2nd @ 170 lbs
Lewis Aguilar 1st @ 182 lbs
Brendon Fenton 5th @ 126 lbs
April 10th: 2016-17 Elyria Wrestling Awards Banquet
The Elyria Wrestling Team gathered to celebrate the 2016-17 wrestling season with their annual awards banquet. The following wrestlers were honored for their individual efforts towards help the team have a tremendous successful season.
Red Team Awards
Wrestler(s) of the Year: Brendon Fenton, J.T.Brown, and Kevin Vough
Most wins: Kevin Vough (46)
Most pins: Kevin Vough (35)
Most Takedowns: J.T. Brown (155)
Most Tech Falls: Mick Burnett (9)
Academic Achievement: Josh Breeding
Most Improved: Cam King
Ironman Award: Matt Zuckerman
Most Courageous/Inspiration: Tristan Brady
Freshman of the Year: Dylan Shawver
White Team Awards
Wrestler of the Year: Bryce Allison
Most Wins: Bryce Allison/ Lewis Aguilar (30)
Most Pins: Lewis Aguilar (19)
Most Takedowns: Bryce Allison (64)
Most Tech Falls: Matt Zuckerman
Most Wins: Torres (8)
Most Pins: Torres (7)
Most Takedowns: Parker (25)
April 8th: USA-Ohio Greco-Roman and Freestyle State Qualifier Tournament (Mount Union)
Bryce Allison, Jimmy Schill, and Lewis Aguilar traveled to compete in the USA-Ohio Greco-Roman and Freestyle season of competition at Mount Union University. The top six wrestlers in each weight class qualify for USA-Ohio State Tournament held at Otterbein University the weekend of May 13th-14th.
Bryce Allison won the Cadet 106 lb weight class. Bryce had three tech falls, and default victory on the day. Jimmy Schill rebounded from an opening round loss to win four straight matches to finish in third place in the Junior division 152 lb weight class. In the conso semi-finals Jimmy won by tech fall over a Ohio Division 1 state placer. Lewis Aguilar finished in third place in the Cadet division at 182 lbs.
April 7th-8th: NWCA/USAW Scholastic National Duals (Crawfordsville, Indiana)
Dylan Shawver traveled to Crawfordsville, Indiana on the campus of Wabash College to compete for the Ohio Mafia team at the 2017 NWCA/USAW Scholastic National Duals. The National duals brings in the best teams of wrestlers who are in the junior class and below to compete in the event.
Dylan went 6-1 in the competition at 113 lbs. Dylan lost his opening match 7-6 to his opponent from Indiana. Dylan won his next six straight matches to help the team win the national championship. Dylan had a key win in the dual with the Illinois Outsiders that help propel the team to win the dual and ultimately the national championship.
April 2nd: USA-Ohio Greco-Roman and Freestyle State Qualifier Tournament (Indian Valley High School)
Dylan Shawver, Bryce Allison, Drew Levis, Devontae Bowens, Jordan Keegan, and Ben Doehr traveled to compete in the opening week of the USA-Ohio Greco-Roman and Freestyle season of competition at Indian Valley High School. The top six wrestlers in each weight class qualify for USA-Ohio State Tournament held at Otterbein University the weekend of May 13th-14th
Devontae Bowens won the Junior division 145 lbs weight class with a decision and a tech fall. This was Devontae’s first ever freestyle tournament. Dylan Shawver won the Cadet division 126 lb weight class with three tech falls. Bryce Allison won the Cadet division 106 lbs weight class with a pair of tech falls. Drew Levis finished in second place at 170 lbs in the Cadet division. Jordan Keegan finished in third place in the Junior division at 152 lbs. Ben Doehr won the Cadet division at 145 lbs.
Jordan Keegan finished in third place at 152 lbs.
March 25th: OH-WAY State Tournament (Marion, Ohio)
Lewis Aguilar and Jordan Keegan competed in the OH-WAY State Tournament. Jordan won the 154 lb weight class championship, and Lewis finished as the runner-up at 172 lbs. Jordan and Lewis both qualified for NU-Way Nationals held in Michigan on the weekend of April 7th.