Swanton wrestling wins sectional title


Archbold takes second

Staff Report



Swanton won the Division III sectional wrestling championship at Archbold on Saturday, as 11 Bulldogs qualified for the district tournament. Swanton totaled 227.5 points to beat out second place Archbold, who had 194.

Leading the way for Swanton was Chase Moore, who pinned Tanner Rauch of Liberty Center in 1:40 to win the 145 pound championship.

Five other Bulldogs made the championship finals and finished in second place. Thomas Lytle lost a tight 3-0 decision to undefeated Derek Smith of Tinora at 285 pounds. Tyler Houston (170), Crew Oberheim (195), Mitchell Reisinger (182) and Zach Schaller (106) also placed second.

Delta had three individual champions in Cole Mattin (120), Drew Mattin (126), and Dylan Rogers (182). Colin Hoffman placed second at 138 pounds for Delta.

Winning the title at 138 pounds was Noah Mattin of Archbold. Teammate Gavin Grime (132) also won a title for the second place Streaks. Austin Wilson (152) placed second for Archbold, who had eight wrestlers advance to the district tournament.

Evergreen’s Jared Fahrer won the 106 pound title.

The district tournament gets underway Friday at 4 p.m. at Waite High School. Wrestling on Saturday begins at 10 a.m. The top four in each weight class advance to the state tournament.

Team Scores

Swanton 227.5, Archbold 194, Tinora 166, Liberty Center 154, Ayersville 141, Delta 135, Edgerton 132, Fairview 102, Montpelier 58.5, Evergreen 48.5, Antwerp 43, Paulding 32, Hicksville 6

First Place Matches

106 – Jared Fahrer (Ev) won by injury forfeit Zach Schaller (S); 113 – Jordan Bowers (T) dec. Darion Tracy (Ay), 7-0; 120 – Cole Mattin (D) dec. Evan Guilford (Ay), 5-0; 126 – Drew Mattin (D) tech. fall Zane Peterson (LC), 19-3; 132 – Gavin Grime (Ar) dec. Reilly Heater (F), 1-0; 138 – Noah Mattin (Ar) tech. fall Colin Hoffman (D), 20-5; 145 – Chase Moore (S) pin Tanner Rauch (LC), 1:40; 152 – Bailey Slattman (T) dec. Austin Wilson (Ar), 4-2; 160 – Jonah Brown (Edg) dec. Juan Catillo (T), 8-5; 170 – Jackson Hart (F) pin Tyler Houston (S), :50; 182 – Dylan Rogers (D) pin Mitchel Reisinger (S), :51; 195 – Caleb Carpenter (LC) pin Crew Oberheim (S), 1:38; 220 – Logan Stein (Edg) dec. Douglas Church (Ay), 2-0; 285 – Derek Smith (T) dec. Thomas Lytle (S), 3-0.

Third Place Matches

106 – Aidan McAlexander (An) major dec. Dawson Liechty (Ar), 16-5; 113 – Randall Mills (An) pin Shane Eicher (Ar), 2:32; 120 – Trevor Schaller (S) dec. Maguire Vollmar (LC), 7-4; 126 – Dylan Cook (S) pin Andy Hinojosa (T), 3:46; 132 – Logan Mudel (P) dec. Carl Yaney (LC), 4-2; 138 – Noah Saunders (S) won by ultimate tie breaker Tyler Kay (LC), 2-0; 145 – Gage Bergeon (Ay) dec. Noah Quintanilla (Ar), 8-4; 152 – Ryan Marvin (S) major dec. Brian Floyd (Ev), 17-6; 160 – Austin Grubb (M) sudden victory JD Osborn (D), 3-1; 170 – Tim Meyer (T) major dec. Blake Hohler (Edg), 12-4; 182 – Micah Ritter (Edg) dec. CJ Roth (M), 3-0; 195 – Dakota Schweitzer (Ay) major dec. Gibson Burkholder (Ar), 13-3; 220 – Trevor Short (Ar) ultimate tie breaker Greg Wison (S), 2-1 ; 285 – Wes Bok (F) dec. Ethan Brown (Edg), 10-4.

Archbold takes second

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