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OHS grapplers dominate duals

By The Herald Staff | 1/16/2013

The Ottawa High School wrestling team followed up Saturday’s nine-place finish in the Clearwater Invitational with two dual wins Tuesday over St. Marys and Riverside.

Ottawa dominated the duals with nine wrestlers winning both matches. Ottawa defeated St. Marys, 54-21. The Cyclones overwhelmed Riverside, 78-3.

The Ottawa High School wrestling team followed up Saturday’s nine-place finish in the Clearwater Invitational with two dual wins Tuesday over St. Marys and Riverside.

Ottawa dominated the duals with nine wrestlers winning both matches. Ottawa defeated St. Marys, 54-21. The Cyclones overwhelmed Riverside, 78-3.

The Cyclones had four wrestlers place in the top four at Clearwater. Dalton Weidl won the 182-pound division with a 4-0 mark. Caleb Parenti (160) and Mickey Jensen (285) finished third. Hunter Peoples (145) was fourth.

“Those guys really wrestled well,” Ottawa coach Joe Tokarz said. “Dalton had a great day winning every match by pin.

“This was a true bracketed tournament exactly like the regional meet will be. We are learning more and more on what will take to compete at a successful level in that type of meet.”

Ottawa wrestles Saturday in the Piper Invitational.

Clearwater

106 - Tony Wurtz  0-2

113 - Brandon Nanninga  0-2

120 - Cale Paquette  1-2

126 - Virgil George 0-2

132 - Sam Carver  0-1 (injured)

138 - Brandin Bell 0-2

145 - Hunter Peoples 2-2 (fourth)

152 - Tristan Morris 0-2

160 - Caleb Parenti 3-1 (third)

170 - Franklin Windler 0-2

182 - Dalton Weidl 4-0 (champ)

195 - Connor Gross 0-2

285 - Mickey Jensen  4-1 (third)

Duals

106 - Tony Wurtz 2-0

113 - Brandon Nanninga 2-0

120 - Cale Paquette 0-2

126 - Virgil George 1-1

132 - Cody Schaefer 2-0

138 - Brandin Bell 1-1

145 - Hunter Peoples 1-1

152 - Tristan Morris 1-1

160 - Caleb Parenti 2-0

170 - Franklin Windler 2-0

182 - Dalton Weidl 2-0

195 - Connor Gross 2-0

220 - Joseph Liggett 2-0

285 - Mickey Jensen 2-0

Junior Varsity

Dustin Stewart 1-0

Garrett Gross 1-0

Wade Gragg 0-1

Sharissa Daw 0-1

Christian Fast 0-1

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