Marysville High School’s varsity wrestling team placed 29th during the recent 40-plus team Brecksville Holiday tournament.
The Monarchs tallied 57.5 points.
Detroit Central Catholic of Michigan won the team title with 226.5 points, followed by Brecksville-184, Elyria-183.5, Avon (Ind.)-142.5 and Brownsville (Ind.)-132 to round out the top five.
MHS had six seniors in the lineup.
The only placer for MHS was fourth-year man Walker Heard (160), who placed third. He won five of his six matches.
Heard’s matches were as follows:
-Championship round: won by fall over Antwain Williams (Toledo Whitmer), 3:59;
-Champ. Round 3: won by tech fall over Jarrett Bischoff (Wauseon), 19-2;
-Quarterfinal: dec. Will McGhee (Aurora), 7-2;
-Semifinal: Kevon Davenport (Detroit Catholic Central) won in sudden victory over Heard, (SV-1 3-1);
-Consolation semifinal: won by decision over Jacob Lee (Lowell), 4-1;
- Third-place match: won by 2-1 decision over David Cumberledge (St. John).
Other Monarch results were as follows:
113: Nate Thompson (0-2) lost to Austin Fietz (Dundee) by 14-6 maj. dec., was pinned by Noah Alda of Bellevue in 1:29;
-120: Josh Melms (1-2) was pinned in 2:51 by Jake Canitano of Solon, defeated Joe Mrosko of Avon, 8-5 and was pinned in 4:50 by Luke Stroud (Mechanicsburg);
-126: Tyler Winfield (3-2) pinned Ayden Steinline (Perrysburg) in 3:19, was pinned by Davin Rhoads (Louisville) in 2:15 pinned Simon Viengmany (Tiffin Columbian) in 2:10, defeated Matthew Whipkey (St. Ignatius), 14-10 and was pinned by Brock Peele (Portage) in 4:56;
-138: Jack Golla (0-2) fell to Dalton Burcher (Indian Valley) ina tie breaker and lost to Jeff Leach (Lowell), 4-2;
-145: Lincoln Heard (0-2) received first-round bye, fell to AJ Szigeti (Clay) by a pin in 2:21; received another bye and lost by a 3:00 pin to Ryan Mayle (Uniontown Lake);
-152: Blayne Landon (1-2) defeated Grant Ott (Dundee) 2-1, was pinned in 1:07 by Jax Leonard (Louisville) and dropped an 11-2 maj. dec. to Jacob Beehn (Portage);
-170: Zach Lowe (0-2) was pinned in 1:21 by Carson Kharchla (Olentangy Liberty) and fell to Bryce Kern (Avon), 8-3;
-182: Dexter Coffey (1-2) was pinned by Josh Dinya (St. Ignatius) in 3:39, won by a 3:32 pin over Tony Thivener (Columbus Bishop Hartley) and lost by a 20-5 tech. fall to Logan Shepard (Massillon Perry);
-195: Logan Painter (2-2) pinned Lupe Moreno (Norwalk) in 1:08, dec. Ben Cox (Olentangy Liberty), 5-3, was pinned in 2:54 by Easton Turner (Detroit Catholic Central) and was toppled by Brent Paulus (Louisville) in 4:06;
-220: Ethan Smegal (2-2) pinned Gary Powell (Western Brown) in 1:29, fell 6-2 against Blake Robbins (Louisville), pinned Lawson Aiken (Brownsburg) in 25 seconds and was pinned by Aaron Harris (Wauseon) in 4:12.
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