Warriors send three to state

ALLIANCE – West Branch advanced three wrestlers to the state meet, but did not have any district champions on Saturday at the Division II Alliance tournament.

Logan Sharp (220) finished second in his class after losing by injury default to Norton’s Sean Rutherford.

Connor Sharp lost to Perry’s Billy Miller, 3-2, in the heavyweight final.

Kenneth Faulkner (152) lost to Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy’s Matt Dobben, 5-1, in the consolation final to place fourth.

All of the Warriors other wrestlers were eliminated in the consolation bracket.

Div. III

GARFIELD HEIGHTS – Crestview’s Matt Hardenbrook punched his ticket to the state wrestling meet by taking third at the Garfield Heights Division III?district tournament on Saturday.

Hardenbrook, a senior, beat Northwestern’s Joey Meek, 9-5, in the consolation final.

South Range’s Anthony Renforth (126), Wellsville’s Phillip Thrasher (126), Seth Bloor (220) and Adam Harless (170), Crestview’s Dimitri Gregory (220) and United’s Charlie Smith (285) were eliminated in the consolation bracket on Saturday.