The Wauseon Indians wrestlers were fourth at the Division II sectional meet in Oak Harbor over the weekend.
The Indians finished with 178.5 points. Toledo Central Catholic were the winners with 210 followed by Oak Harbor with 198.5 and Defiance with 180.
Winning sectional titles for Wauseon were Sandro Ramirez at 126 lbs. Wade Hodges at 145 lbs. and Tre Campbell at 182 lbs.
Other Wauseon finishers included Mauricio Barajas (3rd at 113 lbs.) Andrew Bailey (4th at 120 lbs.) Hunter Yackee (2nd at 132 lbs.) Derek Schuette (5th at 152 lbs.) and Tony Banister (4th at 195 lbs.).
Archbold Blue Streaks
Ashleigh Franks of Bryan and Kasey Darnell of Wauseon were the last two NWOAL swimmers standing as they took to the blocks in the finals of the 100 freestyle and 500 freestyle.
Franks swam to a 54.69 in the 100 freestyle to finish 8th in the B Finals and 16th oveall in the Division II race.
Meanwhile, Darnell making a return appearance in the 500 freestyle, swam to an 7th place in the B Finals and 15th overall with a time of 5:13.12.
The Bryan foursome of Annika Shaffer, Courtney Rode, Jojo Rode and Ashleigh Franks finished 3rd in the B Final of the 200 freestyle relay during the competition. Their time of 1:39.95 was good for 10th place overall.
In the 200 medley relay the Golden Bear team of Jojo Rode, Lauren Chaney, Ashleigh Franks and Annika Shaffer finished 12th in 1:52.89.
Congratulations to all the Golden Bear and Indians swimmers who qualified for the State Meet.
Wauseon's Patience Bachman and Jordan Sloan have finished 18th and 19th in the
State Diving competition. Congratulations to them and their coach Tom Burkholder.
2015 NWOAL wrestling champions
Liberty Center bowlers:
Top row: Justin Hadley Tom McGriverly, Lane Alley, Finn Hahn, Bruce Engler
Middle row: Hunter Upell, Max Metzger, Alec Miller Jacob Woessner, Seth Niner
Bottom row: Elijah Griffin, Zac Metzger, Jason Hadley.
Front row: Cory Hemenway, Michael Baerlin, Trevor Przepiora
Back row: Coach D. Miller, Tycen Ogden, Dylan Meyer, Griffin Dean, Coach K. Miller
Bryan Girls grab NWOAL title
Front row: Danika Hickey
Back row: Coach D. Miller, Britni Saladin, Jordan Easley, Kora Ellis, Makenzy Huffman-Bowers, Kaitlyn Shutts, Coach K. Miller
*Division II Girls
*Division III Girls
*Division IV Girls
*Division II Boys
*Division III Boys
*Division IV Boys
The NWOAL has a new all-time scorer in basketball. With her 1675 points, Brigan Wymer of Delta has surpassed Evergreen's Lauren Langenderfer's 1651 points and Archbold's Gene Goering's 1612 points to become the most prolific scorer in the history of NWOAL basketball. Congratulations Brigan! picture supplied by the Fulton County Expositor
The Montpelier Board of Education and the NWOAL Principals Membership Announcement:
Montpelier will be joining the TAAC for football, the BBC for other sports, and remain in the NWOAL for wrestling. Montpelier will remain in NWOAL football in 2014 and the other sports through the 2015-16 school year (will continue in NWOAL wrestling). Montpelier has been a charter member of the NWOAL since 1926. Montpelier also was a founding member of the Buckeye Border Conference (BBC) in 1967.
The NWOAL is commonly known as the oldest league in the state of Ohio. We have hosted competitions in football, boys basketball and track and field since the 1926-27 school year.
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