BY JAMIE BAKER
Results from last weekend’s Midwest Athletic Conference triangular between Coldwater, Delphos St. John’s and Versailles. Also the NW Ohio composite schedule for the week and the NW Ohio college roundup.
MIDWEST ATHLETIC CONFERENCE TRIANGULAR
COLDWATER 59, DELPHOS ST.JOHNS 15
106- Uhlenhake(C) won by forfeit
113- Seibert (C) won by forfeit
120- Kaiser (C) maj. dec. Mohler 12-2
126- Obringer (C) won by forfeit
132- Kaiser (C) maj. Dec. Seifker 15-3
138- Haunhorst (DSJ) dec. Schlater 6-1
145- Muhlenkamp (C) won by forfeit
152- We. Buettner (DSJ) pinned Gillum 4:41
160- Clune (C) dec. Anthony 6-4
170- Collett (C) won by forfeit
182- Wi. Buettner (DSJ) pinned Selhorst 5:32
195- Schwieterm (C) won by forfeit
220- Post (C) won by forfeit
285- Cupp (C) won by forfeit
VERSAILLES 68, COLDWATER 6
106- Vogel (V) Tech fall. Sigler 17-0
113- Henry (V) Dec. Jason Kaiser 8-6
120- Dieninger (V) Dec. over Grant Kaiser 10-8
126- Slankosky (V) Pinned Bowler :58
132- Mangen (V) Dec. over Tebbe 14-7
138- Subler (V) pinned Mason 1:16
145- Platfoot (V) pinned Gillum 1:49
152- Christian (V) won by forfeit
160- Cain (V) pinned Clune 1:03
170- Gigandet (V) won by forfeit
182- Francis (V) pinned Selhorst :45
195- Dieringer (V) pinned Homan :45
220- Post (C) pinned Richards 1:43
285- Smith (V) pinned Cupp :27
VERSAILLES 71, DELPHOS ST. JOHN’S 6
106- Vogel(V) won by forfeit
113- Henry (V) won by forfeit
120- C. Dieringer (V) maj. dec. Mohler (DSJ) 13-4
126- Slankarky (V) won by forfeit
132- Mangen (V) maj. dec. Seifker 13-5
138- Subler (V) pinned Haunhorst :30
145- Platfoot (V) won by forfeit
152- Christian (V) dec. We. Buettner 9-7
160- Cain (V) pinned Anthony (DSJ) 2:06
170- Wi. Buettner (DSJ) pinned Gigander (Vers) 4:28
182- Francis (V) won by forfeit
195- K. Dieringer (V) won by forfeit
220- Richard (V) won by forfeit
285- Smith (V) won by forfeit
NW OHIO COMPOSITE SCHEDULE
Cory-Rawson & Ottawa-Glandorf at Allen East, 6 p.m.
Plymouth, Willard & Westlake at Huron, 6 p.m.
Lima Central Catholic & Danbury at Evergreen, 6 p.m.
Parkway & Delphos St. John’s at Spencerville, 6 p.m.
Versailles at Covington, 6 p.m.
Lexington, Columbus Ready & New Albany at Columbus St. Charles, 6 p.m.
West Salem Northwestern & Wooster at Orrville 6 p.m.
West Holmes Triangular, 6 p.m.
Wednesday’s Regional Finals
Sidney at Oregon Clay, 7
Toledo Central Catholic at Clyde, 7
Lexington at Columbus Whitehall-Yearling, 7
Delta at Archbold, 7
Western Reserve at Upper Sandusky, 7
Versailles at Coldwater, 7
Van Buren at Riverdale, 6 p.m.
Clear Fork & Mount Gilead at Ontario, 6 p.m.
Ashland Mapleton at Wellington Triangular, 6 p.m.
Delphos Jefferson & Lima Senior at Defiance, 6 p.m.
Riverdale, Buckeye Central, Galion, Upper Sandusky, Bucyrus & Ontario in North Central Conference tournament at Galion, 4:30 p.m
Western Reserve & Port Clinton at Edison, 6 p.m.
Bellevue & Oak Harbor at Sandusky, 6 p.m.
Kenton, Oak Harbor, Hopewell-Loudon, North Baltimore, Fostoria St. Wendelin, Hicksville at Carey Classic, 10 a.m.
Paulding, St. Marys Memorial, Norwalk St. Paul, Northwood, Findlay, Fremont Ross, Toledo Whitmer & Lima Senior at Rossford Invitational, 10 a.m.
Bluffton, Norwalk, Toledo Central Catholic at Eastwood Duals, 10 a.m.
Marion Harding at River Valley Duals, 10 a.m.
Lake at Columbus St. Charles Invitational, 10 a.m.
Springfield, Anthony Wayne, Perrysburg, Maumee, Sylvania Northview, Sylvania Southview, Napoleon & Bowling Green in Northern Lakes League tournament at Springfield, 10 a.m.
Sandusky St. Mary’s & Shelby at Ashland, 11 a.m.
Edison JV Invitational, 10 a.m.
COLLEGE WRESTLING: UF falls to Notre Dame College
The University of Findlay wresting team picked up wins in just three matches Saturday night as the Roughnecks dropped a 24-9 decision to Notre Dame College at Croy Gymnasium.
Findlay junior Ben Sergent, ranked sixth nationally in the 125-pound weight class, came away with a 2-0 win over Johnny Papesh in the opening match.
Findlay’s other victories came from senior Jan Ulinski at 149 pounds, who edged James Jenkins 4-3, and second-ranked Adam Walters, a junior, who scored a 7-2 win over Charles Mason at 184 pounds.
Findlay, the No. 7 team in the latest Division II coaches poll, dropped both matches which featured nationally-ranked wrestlers going head-to-head.
Findlay senior Mason True, ranked eighth, dropped a 5-3 decision to No. 3 Eric Burgey at 174 and senior Andrew Tumlin, ranked seventh, lost 6-4 to No. 5 Orlando Scales in the heavyweight class.
The Roughnecks will be back at home for the final time this season on Friday night when they host West Liberty State at Croy Gymnasium.
125 — Sergent (UF) dec. Papesh (ND), 2-0.
133 — Carlson (ND) dec. Goebel (UF), 10-3.
141 — Miller (ND) dec. White (UF), 3-2.
149 — Ulinski (UF) dec. Jenkins (ND), 4-3.
157 — Pelton (ND) maj. dec. Cowell (UF), 14-2.
165 — Davis (ND) tech. fall Betts (UF), 26-10.
174 — Burgey (ND) dec. True (UF), 5-3.
184 — Walters (UF) dec. Mason (ND), 7-2.
197 — Johnson (ND) maj. dec. Brown (UF), 10-1.
285 — Scales (ND) dec. Tumlin (UF), 6-4.
COLLEGE WRESTLING: Ashland tops UF
Two returning NCAA All-Americans and nationally ranked performers for the University of Findlay suffered losses Friday night as the Oilers dropped an 18-16 dual meet to Ashland.
The Roughnecks’ Ben Sergent, the No. 6-ranked wrestler at 125 pounds, dropped an 8-4 decision to No. 7 Max Byrd.
Then at 174, Findlay’s Mason True fell 7-3 to Bryson Hall.
True is ranked eighth at 165 and was wrestling up a weight class.
The Roughnecks got a win from their top-ranked performer, Adam Walters. The nation’s No. 2-ranked 184 pounder recorded a pin in 5:16.
Findlay also got wins by Joey White at 141, Jordan Cowell at 157 and from heavyweight Andrew Tumlin.
125 — Byrd (AU) dec. Sergent, 8-4.
133 — Labry (AU) dec. Goebel, 13-7.
141 — White (UF) dec. Garringer, 3-2.
149 — Genetin (AU) dec. Ulinski, 12-5.
157 — Cowell (UF) dec. Beam, 9-2.
165 — Piatt (AU) dec. Betts, 3-0.
174 — Hall (AU) dec. True, 7-.3
184 — Walters (UF) pinned O’Neil, 5:16.
197 — Brandt (AU) dec. Brown, 11-7.
285 — Tumlin (UF) maj. dec. Houska, 9-1.
COLLEGE WRESTLING: Kwiat wins Pete Wilson Invitational title
By ONU Sports Information
WHEATON, Ill. — Senior Kyle Kwiat won at 174 pounds and senior Jeremy Jones finished third at 133 pounds to lead the No. 17-ranked Ohio Northern wrestling team to an 11th place finish at the 29-team Wheaton (Ill.) Pete Willson Invitational Friday and Saturday.
Jones had an impressive 7-1 record, including a 3-0 record in the wrestlebacks on Saturday, to improve to 21-15 on the season.
He on a tight 2-0 decision over sixth-seeded James Bennett of Wisconsin-LaCrosse in the third place match.
Kwiat, the No. 1-ranked and top-seeded wrestler at 174 pounds, posted a 4-0 record with three tech falls on the weekend.
He topped Kevin O’Brien of Wisconsin-LaCrosse by tech fall 17-0 in 4:58 in the championship match.
Kwiat improves to 32-3 on the season and now leads the NCAA with 19 tech falls.
Junior Jerry Pasquale, sophomore J.P. Hoopes and sophomore Kyle Brezovec also won matches on Friday, but were eliminated in the double-elimination tournament.
The Polar Bears will return to action on Tuesday where they will celebrate Senior Night with a 7:30 pm Ohio Athletic Conference dual meet with Baldwin Wallace at the ONU Sports Center.
COLLEGE WRESTLING: Dowdley third for Heidelberg at Wheaton
By Heidelberg Sports Information
Following their convincing win over the Blue Streaks of John Carroll University on Wednesday, January 29, 2013, the Heidelberg University wrestling team and second year head coach Ned Shuck traveled to Wheaton, Illinois, to compete in the Pete Willson Invitational, host by Wheaton College.
Sophomore Richard Dowdley (Cleveland/Ginn Academy) led the Student Princes in Wheaton claiming third place at 184-pounds.
Dowdley entered a 184-pound weight class that featured five wrestlers ranked by d3wrestle.com.
Dowdley began the tournament with a 10-2 major decision over Ohio Athletic Conference foe Brian Deming from the University of Mount Union.
In the second round, Dowdley squared off against Rau entered the match ranked number one in the county by d3wrestle.com.
Rau handed Dowdley his only loss of the day by pinning the Student Prince in 4:44.
Following the loss, Dowdley faced a long journey back into medal contention. In his first consolation bout, Dowdley made quick work of John Hinson of Concordia, pinning Hinson in 1:31.
Dowdley collected another fall over Samuel Pennisi from the University of Chicago in a time of 3:42.
After his pair of falls, Dowdley squared off with tenth ranked Daniel Olsen of host Wheaton College. Dowdley downed Olsen in a 20-8 major decision, moving on to the consolation quarterfinals.
Dowdley battled William Lockhart of OAC foe Muskingum in the quarterfinals, who was fresh off of his victory over Bryan Stienmetz of John Carroll, who beat Dowdley on Tuesday in the dual match.
However, Dowdley marched through to the semifinals with a 5-2 decision over Lockhart.
The semifinals were set to be a rematch between Dowdley and Rau of Elmhurst, but with a Rau disqualification, Dowdley moved into the consolation finals to battle Matt Gille from the University of Wisconsin – Parkside.
Dowdley beat Gille 6-4 in the consolation finals, earning him a third place finish at the Pete Willson Invitational.
Senior Andy Lovins (Clinton Township, MI./Lake Shore) followed Dowdley’s third place finish by claiming fifth place at 197-pounds.
Lovins began his journey to fifth place with a 5-4 decision over Casey Greenberg of North Central College, followed by a 15-7 major decision over Travis Ebersole of Messiah College who is ranked by D3wrestle.com as an honorable mention.
After defeating Ebersole, Lovins battled Ohio Athletic Conference foe, Nick Rajcsak from the University of Mount Union. Lovins downed the Purple Raider in a 6-4 decision, moving into the semifinals.
In the semifinal bout, Lovins was handed his first loss of the tournament by seventh ranked Shane Siefert form the University of Wisconsin – Whitewater, in a 13-10 decision.
Following the loss, Lovins squared off with national contender Phillip Landis of Elizabethtown. Landis defeated Lovins in a 6-2 decision.
In the fifth-sixth palce match, Lovins faced Mario Palmisano from the University of Chicago. Lovins beat Palmisano 3-2 in sudden victory overtime.
Besides Dowdley’s third and Lovins fifth place finish at 197-pounds, juniors Jeremy Stepp (Cincinnati/Princeton) and Chris Osborne (McComb) were the other Berg wrestlers to climb on the podium.
The duo of Stepp and Osborne claimed eighth place at 174 and 141 pounds respectively.
As a team, the Berg finished tenth of 29 with 56.5 points. University of Wisconsin – Parkside claimed first in the team standings with 151.5 points, followed by Messiah College’s 105 points.
The Heidelberg wrestling team will return to the mat on Tuesday, February 5, 2013 when they continue OAC dual match competition with the Purple Raiders of the University of Mount Union. Action from Alliance, Ohio is slated for 7:30 p.m.
COLLEGE WRESTLING: Ashland routs Tiffin, 35-3
TIFFIN, Ohio –The Heminger Center debut for wrestling did not go as planned as #25 Tiffin University (5-7, 1-3 GLIAC) lost 35-3 to #12 Ashland (10-4-1, 2-1 GLIAC), Saturday night.
At 141-lbs, senior Ryan McKenzie scored an exciting 3-1 win over Jacob Garringer. He escaped to start the third to tie the match at 1-1. McKenzie then scored a takedown with less than a minute left for the win.
At 174-lbs, sophomore Jake Cramer took a tough 4-3 loss as Bryson Hall scored just before time expired. At 157 pounds, freshman Isaac Williams took a tough 3-2 loss to Zeb Beam.
Tiffin is back in action, Saturday, Feb. 9, when they host West Liberty State. The match is scheduled to start at 7:00 p.m.
Ashland 35, Tiffin 3
125 — Max Byrd (ASH) maj. dec. Steven Pastor 15-4
133 — Mike Labry (ASH) dec. Mike Screptock (TU) 7-4
141 — Ryan McKenzie (TU) dec. Jacob Garringer (ASH) 3-1
149 — Daniel Genetin(ASH) dec. DJ Beauch (TU) 12-2
157 — Zeb Beam (ASH) dec. Isaac Williams (TU) 3-2
165 — Jake Piatt (ASH) dec. Alex Rivera (TU) 5-0
174 — Bryson Hall (ASH) dec. Jake Cramer (TU) 4-3
184 — Brandon O’Neil (ASH) won by forfeit
197 — Joseph Brandt (ASH) pinned Alek Hughes (TU)
285 — Tyler Houska (ASH) dec. Ron Clore (TU) 2-0