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Wildcats 11th at Ammons Classic

posted Dec 11, 2017, 7:52 AM by Steve Barr   [ updated Dec 11, 2017, 8:20 AM ]
12/9/17 - The wrestling team competed in the Jeremy Ammons Kilted Classic at Highland High School in Marengo and placed 11th in the 17-team field with 120 points.  Findlay took the top team spot with 413 points.  Senior Tyler Sandwisch turned in the top finish by a Wildcat wrestler placing second in the 113-pound weight class.  Sandwisch won his pool with a 2-1 record, both wins by pin, advancing to the semifinals where he pinned Jacob White from Medina before losing by pin to Jacob Sherman from Olentangy in the championship match.  Senior Peter Magsig was the only other Wildcat wrestler to advance to the championship bracket.  Magsig won his 182-pound weight class pool with two decisions and a pin.  In the semifinal he lost by pin before losing an 8-5 decision to Nathan Dewitt from Marysville for third place.  Senior Robert Berry, at 120 pounds, finished fifth after placing second in his pool.  Berry was 1-1 in his pool advancing to the second championship pool where he won by pin in the semifinal match and won by pin over Nick Dillon from Lexington in the fifth-place match.  Other wrestlers in the tournament for the Wildcats included: freshman Dillen Mangus in the 106-pound weight class where he finished eighth with an 0-4 record, sophomore Brett Sandwisch at 126 pounds where he finished sixth with a 2-3 record, freshman Cameron Overmyer in the 132-pound weight class where he finished eighth with a 2-3 record, freshman Weston Angel in the 145-pound weight class where finished 13th with a 2-3 record, freshman Connor Requena in the 152-pound weight class where he posted a 1-4 record to finish 14th, junior Roman Bilets in the 160-pound weight class where he finished 16th with an 0-5 record, freshman Mike Brzeczek in the 170-pound weight class where his 3-2 record was good for a ninth-place finish, junior Codey Ormsby in the 195-pound weight  class where he lost all five matches to place 12th, freshman Colby Pendleton in the 220-pound weight class where he placed sixth with a 1-4 record, and freshman Travis Diehl in the 285-pound weight class where he placed 13th with a 2-3 record.