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Perry Wrestling Will Be Featured on TV

The Perry Wrestling team will be included in the next episode of High School Sports Insider.  The show will air on Broadcast TV on WBNX TV, The CW, Sunday at noon.  If you have Time Warner Cable it will air on the Time Warner Cable SportsChannel multiple times.  You can check showtimes here.  It will also be available a week later to watch online for free at www.citybeat-tv.com.

Team Wins 21st Federal League Title, 17th Consecutive

The Perry Wrestling Team won their 21st Federal League Championship with a 41-26 win against Lake.  This was the 17th consecutive Federal League Championship as well.

Perry-41, Lake 26

106 – Kyle Gruber (MP) pinned Cameron Shelton :46
113 – Zac McCauley (MP) win by forfeit
120 – Jake Newhouse (MP) pinned Zac Nolan :59
126 – Jose Rodriguez (MP) pinned Tyler Whitmeyer 2:56
132 – Jason Spencer (MP) dec. Joey Oswald 6-2
138 – Emil Soehnlen (MP) dec. Michael Nagy 3-2
145 – Zac Carson (LK) maj. dec. Gary Define 15-7
152 – Nick Steed (MP) maj. dec. David Masch 19-1
160 – Matt DeGroff (LK) dec. Logan Lacourt 11-3
170 – Andrew McNally (LK) pinned Zac Blackiston :19
182 – Dominic Vitrano (LK) dec. Pedro Baleon 6-2
195 – Grant Martin (LK) pinned Pedro Baleon :29
220 – Marcus Mather (LK) pinned Jarod Brown :41
285 – Matt Carrick (MP) win by forfeit

Varsity Gold Wins All Duals at Central Catholic

Congratulations to the varsity gold wrestling team for winning all their duals at Canton Central Catholic Saturday! Undefeated individuals were, Cullen Kopan, Logan Riley, Seth Brand, Nick Myers, and Adam Gregorie.  Perry defeated Canton South, Central, Jackson, Malvern and Tusky Valley.

Team Wins Delaware Hayes Tournament to Cap Busy Week

The Panther Wrestlers traveled to Delaware, Ohio Saturday to participate in the 12th Annual Delaware Hayes Riemann Invitational Tournament.  Our panthers came away with the team title.  Taking firsts for Perry were, Jake Newhouse, Jose Rodriguez, Jason Spencer and Nick Steed.  It was an all around great tournament from all of our wrestlers.

The team defeated Jackson in Federal League action on Thursday 44-19.  On Wednesday Night they beat McKinley 82-0 and Louisville 65-9 in the State Regional preliminaries of the State Team Dual Tournament.  The team hosts the next round of the tournament on Wednesday against Massillon and Lake.

Team Picks Up Big Wins Over McKinley and Louisville in State Dual Tournament

The Perry wrestling team won their first round of regional preliminaries of the Ohio State Dual Tournament against McKinley with a score of 82-0! Winners for the team were:

Kyle Gruber 106lbs
Zac McCaulley 113lbs
Logan Riley 120lbs
Jake Newhouse 126lbs
Jose Rodriguez 132lbs
Jason Spencer 138lbs
Emil Soehnlen 145lbs
Nick Steed 152lbs
Logan Lacourt 160lbs
Max Baker 170lbs
Pedro Baleon 182lbs
Brady Durieux 195lbs
Jarod Brown 220lbs
Matt Carrick 285lbs

The panthers then advanced to the regional quarterfinals where they defeated Louisville 65-9! Winning their individual matches were:

Zac McCaulley 113lbs
Logan Riley 120lbs
Jake Newhouse 126lbs
Jose Rodriguez 132lbs
Jason Spencer 138lbs
Emil Soehnlen 145lbs
Nick Steed 152lbs
Logan Lacourt 160lbs
Max Baker 170lbs
Pedro Baleon 182lbs
Brady Durieux 195lbs
Matt Carrick 285lbs

Varsity Gold Wins Terry Munroe Memorial Tournament

The Perry Varsity Gold wrestling team won the Terry Munroe Memorial Tournament with 618 points after trailing after the first day by 78 points. North Olmsted took third with 487 points, and Brookside took second with 609. Taking first for the panthers was Gary Define accompanied by Logan Riley, Chase Overholt, Jake Little, Zach Blackiston, and Adam Gregoire as runner ups.

Varsity Improves to 3-0 With 79-0 Win Over McKinley

The Varsity Wrestling team improved to 3-0 in the Federal League against McKinley with a score of 79-0! The panthers had 10 pins on the night in a dominating performance. The team has their first State regional dual home match, on Wednesday, January 28th at 6:00pm. They will follow that with their fourth Federal League match on Thursday, January 29th at Jackson High School at 7:00pm.

Team Wins Top Gun Tournament

Congratulations to the Perry Wrestling team for taking their first title at the Alliance Top Gun with 209 points! Individual champions at the tournament were: Jose Rodriguez 126lbs, Austin Phillips 160lbs, and Brady Durieux 195lbs. They also named Rodriguez as the outstanding wrestler of the tournament. He dominated scoring bonus points for the team in every bout!  Also placing for the panthers were Zac McCaulley 106lbs 3rd, Nick Steed 145lbs 3rd, Jason Spencer 132lbs 4th, Emil Soehnlen 138lbs 7th, and Matt Carrick 285lbs 8th.