Noah Eikenbary placed 1st at The Dale Coroll Invite in Clyde Ohio. Eikenbary was the 220 lbs top seed for the tournament. Noah went into the tournament with a 18-2 record and ranked 19th on Borofanohio.net Division II state rankings. Eikenbary did not disappoint he pinned all 4 opponents in the tournament. Eikenbary pinned Ashton Cassidy (Dixie)at the 1:06 mark in the 1st period, Joe Lubertozzi (Avon Lake) at the 1:19 mark in the 1st period. Entering the finals Eikenbary pinned Ben Seavers (2:28 in the 2nd period) and Andy Adams (with 3 seconds left in the 3rd period) both of Clyde to secure the 220 pound championship.
Mason Rhoades Kenton’s 132 pound wrestlers and number 4 seed beat Alley Springer of St.Marys with a 21-6 tech fall late in the second period. Rhoades pinned Jack McKinly at the 3:30 mark in the second period. Mason then won a tight 7-3 match against number two seed Tyson West of Clyde before dropping his next match 8-16 to Mike Moffia a 4th seed from Highland. Rhoades then bounced back with a regular decision win over Tyson West. Beating West 9-6 in their second meeting.
Ethan Manns also made the podium in the 170 pound weight class with a 4th place finish Manns a #4 seed picked up a regular 1-0 decision win over#5 seed Joey Scally of Highland and a hard earned a second period pin over Hunter Calrider of Lucas. Manns then dropped his next three matches landing himself in 4th place.
Carter Bays (152 lbs) started the tournament major decision 13-1 win over Jackson Lester of Avon Lake. Bay then dropped his next two matches before picking up a 12-3 major decision win over Parker Wiecartof St. Marys. Bays then dropped his final match to Ty Taggert earning Bays a 5th place finish
Picture of Noah Eikenbary In the 220 pound Championship match against Andy Adamsof Clyde