Quakers gain two titles

BELOIT — It took a while but the grueling Div. II sectional at West Branch managed to complete a long day on Saturday.

The tournament featured a split-session format and didn’t wrap up until after 9 p.m. due to those rules.

West Branch produced three champions in Alex Courtney (120), Steven Marra (195) and Kenny Marra (220) as the Warriors took third behind Louisville and Canfield.

Salem’s Lane Lafleme (160) and Caiden Hart (160) won their respective weight classes.

The top four finishers in each class advance to Friday and Saturday’s district at Perry High School.

West Branch’s Huddson Brink was a runner-up at 170.

West Branch’s Tyler Hicks (106) and Michael Dorris (113) finished third. Salem’s Tony Seddon (113) and West Branch’s Blake Schmidt (152) were fourth.

TEAM STANDINGS: 1. Louisville 290, 2. Canfield 174, 3. West Branch 163.5, 4. Cloverleaf 140.5, Howland 107.5, 6. Alliance 103, 7. Poland 98.5, 8. Marlington 93, 9. Salem 89, 10. Hoban 88, 11. Girard 52.5, 12. Field 43.5.

First Place

120: Alex Courtney (West Branch) tech. Fall Nick Barber (Canfield), 20-5

160: Lane Lafleme (Salem) dec. Jackson Eddy (Alliance), 8-4

170: Caiden Hart (Salem) pin Huddson Brink (West Branch), 1:11

195: Steven Marra (West Branch) dec. Noah Peterson (Louisville), 8-6

220: Kenny Marra (West Branch) pin Brayden Gibson (Howland), :48

Third Place

106: Tyler Hicks (West Branch) maj. dec.Tommy Conway (Hoban), 10-2

113: Michael Dorris (West Branch) maj. Dec. Tony Seddon (Salem), 11-2

152: Caden Kohout (Cloverleaf) def. Blake Schmidt (West Branch), 4-3

Div. III

ROOTSTOWN — Five area wrestlers came away with individual titles on Saturday at the Div. III sectional tournament at Rootstown High School.

Area champions included South Range’s Raymond Cmil (120), Crestview’s A.J. Coopersmith (138), South Range’s Logan Cormell (170), Southern’s Hunter Morris (182) and Wellsville’s Caden Weekley (220).

The top four finishers in each class advance to the district tournament scheduled for Friday and Saturday at Garfield Heights High School.

Area runner-ups included South Range’s Hunter Newell (106), South Range’s Gavin Pahanish (113), Crestview’s Braeden Stallworth (120), South Range’s Michael Markulin (126), Crestview’s Collin Wonner (145), South Range’s Jacob Starkey (160) United’s Christian McCom (182), South Range’s Christopher Colucci (195) and Crestview’s Wyatt Babik (285).

Third place-showings went to Wellsville’s Mason Simms (106), Southern’s Aiden Spahlinger (120), Lisbon’s Keegan Mahafkey (126), South Range’s Clayton Kramer (132), Southern’s Chance Wooley (145), South Range’s Naseem Maali (152), Crestview’s Roclen Bettura (160), Southern’s Wyatt Morris (170), South Range’s Luke Blasko (182), United’s Payne Brereton (1220) and United’s Dallas McCracken (285).

Area fourth-place finishers included United’s Logan Casto (113), United’s Logan Casto (113), Southern’s Gabe Blissenbach (138), South Range’s Cooper Cleavley (145), Crestview’s Ty Harrison (152), United’s Gavin Berger (160), Wellsville’s Logan Cunningham (170), Wellsville’s Jake McNemar (195) and Wellsville’s Tyler Stanley (285).

STANDINGS: 1. Rootstown 248.5; 2. South Range 220.5; 3. United 120.0; 4. Col. Crestview 110.0; 5. Chippewa 103.0; 6. Wellsville 97.0; 7. Sal. Southern 96.5; 8. B.C. Western Reserve 71.0; 9. Waterloo 57.0; 10. David Anderson 31.0; 11. Chalker 20.0; 12. Canton C.C. 17.0; 13. East Palestine 3.0;

First Place

106: Bryce Edwards (Rootstown) dec. Hunter Newell (South Range) 6-4

113: Landen Duncan (Chalker) dec. Gavin Pahanish (South Range) 7-0

120: Raymond Cmil (South Range) pin Braeden Stallworth (Col. Crestview) 3:50

126: Caleb Edwards (Rootstown) pin Michael Markulin (South Range) 3:24

132: Mike Prikryl (Rootstown) pin Hayden Garner (B.C. Western Reserve) 3:24

138: A.J. Coppersmith (Col. Crestview) dec. Justin Fox (Waterloo) 8-4

145: Cody Coontz (Rootstown) pin Collin Wonner (Col. Crestview) 1:26

152: Gavin Walsh (Chippewa) pin Cameron White (Rootstown) 1:59

160: Dalton Duvall (Rootstown) pin Jacob Starkey (South Range) 2:23

170: Logan Cormell (South Range) maj. dec. Alex Banks (Rootstown) 8-0

182: Hunter Morris (Sal. Southern) dec. Christian McCon (United) 5-2 TB

195: Lane McKenzie (Rootstown) pin Christopher Colucci (South Range) 5:02

220: Caden Weekely (Wellsville) dec. Deacon Heather (Canton C.C.) 8-4

285: Seth Phillips (B.C. Western Reserve) pin Wyatt Babik (Col. Crestview) 4:32

Third Place

106: Mason Simms (Wellsville) pin Rex Fryer (Waterloo) 0:23

113: Mike Colman (Rootstown) def. Logan Casto (United) by default

120: Aiden Spahlinger (Sal. Southern) pin Will McEwuen (Rootstown) 1:26;

126: Keegan Mahafkey (Lisbon) pin Tommy Hegarty (Chippewa) 0:56

132: Clayton Kramer (South Range) pin Cameron Davis (Chippewa) 4:30

138: Simon Youngblood (Rootstown) dec. Gabe Bissenbach (Sal. Southern) 2-0

145: Chance Wooley (Sal. Southern) pin Cooper Cleavley (South Range) 2:28

152: Naseem Maali (South Range) def. Ty Harrison (Col. Crestview) by default

160: Roclen Bettura (Col. Crestview) pin Gavin Berger (United) 2:25

170: Wyatt Morris (Sal. Southern) dec. Logan Cunningham (Wellsville) 8-4

182: Luke Blasko (South Range) dec. Neil Miller (Chippewa) 7-2

195: Nate Morris (Chippewa) pin Jake McNemar (Wellsville) 1:58

220: Payne Brereton (United) def. Cameron Hartzell (B.C. Western Reserve) by default

285: Dallas McCracken (United) dec. Tyler Stanley (Wellsville) 4-1

Div. III Northwestern

WEST SALEM — Columbiana advanced four wrestlers to districts on Saturday at the Div. III sectional at Northwestern High School.

The Clippers had Chandler Parish finish second (152), Cutter Green (145) third, Creed Green (160) third) and Daniel Vivo (138) fourth.

First Place

152: Tate Geiser (Dalton) tech. fall Chandler Parish (Columbiana), 20-3

Third Place

138: Ethan Strahan (Crestwood) pin Daniel Vivo (Columbiana), 3:45

145: Cutter Green (Columbiana) dec. Camden Kline (Mapleton), 4-3

160: Creed Green (Columbiana) dec. Wyatt Waldron (Orrville), default


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