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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.

Varsity Gold Wins Fairless Falcon Team Dual Invite

The Perry Varsity Gold Wrestling team finished first in the Fairless Falcon Team Dual Invitational beating Malverm 72-9 , Fairless 65-18, Massillon 70-10, St. Thomas Aquinas 69-6, Cardinal 67-18.  Going undefeated for the Panthers were: Logan Riley, Gary Define, Jake Little, Nick Myers, Zach Blackiston, Christian Lenart, Max Baker, Nick Haas, and Adam Gregoire.

Team Beats Hoover 65-10

The Perry Wrestling team defeated Hoover 65-10 in their second Federal League match of the season. The Panthers improved to 2-0 on the season in dominating fashion. Congratulations to the Seniors on being recognized for all of their hard work and leadership in the program.  Winning tonight for the team was Kyle Gruber 106lbs, Zac McCaully 113lbs, Jose Rodriguez 126lbs, Jason Spencer 132lbs, Gary Define 138lbs, Emil Soehnlen 145lbs, Nick Steed 152lbs, Logan Lacourt 160lbs, Austin Phillips 170lbs, Brady Durieux 195lbs, Jarod Brown 220lbs, and Matt Carrick 285lbs. The Varsity gold team will compete at the Fairless Falcon dual meet tournament this Saturday.

Varsity Gold Team Wins Chippewa Invitational

Perry Varsity Gold won the Chippewa invitational tournament.  Stone Tausch, Gary Define, Chase Overheat, and Adam Gregoire each finished 1st overall. Nick Myers and Max Baker finished in 2nd. Jake Little was 3rd place and the team got 4th place finishes from Chase Norman and Cullan Kopen.

Team Finishes 2nd at Medina Invitational Tournament

MITThe wrestling team finished in 2nd place with 192 points at the Medina Invitational tournament held December 28-29 at Medina High School in Ohio.  Making the finals for the panthers were Zac McCaulley, Jose Rodriguez, Nick Steed and Austin Phillips. Champions were Jose Rodriguez and Nick Steed with two exciting action packed matches.  Rodriguez not only pinned his opponent in his finals match, but was also named MIT outstanding wrestler of the tournament!  Other placers were Jason Spencer 6th, Emil Soehnlen 3rd, Brady Durieux 4th, and Matt Carrick 7th place.

Team Finishes 3rd at Beast of the East Tournament.

The Perry Wrestling team competed at the 2nd nationally ranked Beast of the East Tournament in Delaware finishing 3rd overall with 136 total points. The panthers had five placers for the weekend and fought hard as a team. Individual placers were Jake Newhouse 120lbs 2nd, Jose Rodriguez 126lbs 4th, Matt Carrick 285lbs 4th, Zac McCualley 106lbs 5th, and Austin Phillips 170lbs 7th. The next competition will be the Medina Invitational Tournament the 27th and 28th.

Perry Wrestling Team Starts Dual Season Off with 76-3 Win Over GlenOak

Congratulations to the Perry wrestling team on winning their first Federal League dual match of the season. The panthers beat GlenOak 76-3 and are now 1-0 in the league. They will compete at the Beast of the East tournament at the University of Delaware this Saturday and Sunday.  Seeded Perry wrestlers for the tournament are listed below.

Zac McCaulley 5th 106lbs
Jake Newhouse 3rd 120lbs
Jose Rodriguez 3rd 126lbs
Jason Spencer 5th 132lbs
Nick Steed 8th 145lbs
Austin Phillips 11th 170lbs

You can follow the action online at Beast Wrestling and Track Wrestling


Varsity: 12th at Ironman, Varsity Gold: 3rd at Marlington

The varsity wrestlers competed at the #1 ranked Ironman tournament at Walsh high school over the weekend. The panthers finished 12th out of 86 teams with two placers. The two placers were Jose Rodriguez who placed 5th and Jake Newhouse placing 8th respectively! The team will compete at the Beast of the East in Delaware this coming Saturday, which is 2nd nationally ranked tournament in the United States.

The varsity gold wrestling team competed at the Marlington Duals and finished 3rd overall. The team fought hard with a 6-3 record against all Varsity opponents! Undefeated for the panthers were Luke Millin, Gary Define, Chase Overholt, Jeremy Adorjan, and Adam Gregorie. Congratulations on their efforts and the teams placement.

Varsity Gold Team Wins HIT Tournament

Congratulations to the Perry Varsity Gold wrestling team taking 1st at the HIT tournament with 258 points.  Champions for the panthers were Gary define 132lbs, Zach Blackiston 160lbs, and Pedro Baleon at 170lbs. Also in the finals were Cullen Kopan, Chase Overholt , Christian Lenart , and Adam Gregorie.  Taking third was Stone Tausch, Nick Myers, and Max baker. Fourth Brandon Lambes, Jeremy Adorjan, and Nick Haas, fifth place Luke Millin, Pete Evans , Logan Wise, sixth place Austin Frutschy, Brandon Wise. Everyone fought very hard with a total team effort for the title! They will compete on the 12th and 13th at Marlington High School in their next competition.