PICTURED TOP – 170 Lb Champion Montpelier’s Hunter McKelvey
106 Lb Champion Wauseon’s Makayla Campbell
MONTPELIER. Head Coach Troy Roth and the Montpelier Locomotives hosted the Iron Horse Invitational wrestling meet on Saturday, December 28. It was a very good outing for the young Loco wrestlers, racking up a team total of 156.5 points. Finishing in second place was the Delta Panthers with 144.5 points, followed by Defiance in third place at 140.5 points on the day. Wauseon’s contingent of wrestlers placed 5th, accumulating 103.5 points.
Individually on the day for the host Locomotives, Sean Taylor took home the 132 lb championship and teammate Hunter McKelvey took home the 170 lb crown. For the Wauseon Indians, McKayla Campbell captured the 106 lb weight class while at 145, teammate Brady Neifer stood up with a first place finish as well.
Weight Class Results: 106 1st Campbell (Wauseon), 2nd DeGrange (Napoleon), 3rd Rayfield (Delta), 4th Murray (Montpelier 120 1st Hoffman (Delta), 2nd Jiminez (Defiance), 3rd Ramey (Montpelier), 4th DeWire (Ind) 126 1st Miller (Hicksville) 2nd Bischoff (Napoleon), 3rd Day (Montpelier), 4th Smith (Bryan) 132 1st Taylor (Montpelier), 2nd Wandtke (Delta), 3rd Wolfenbarger (Ind), 4th Osmun (Hicksville) 138 1st Barnes (Delta), 2nd Byers (Montpelier), 3rd Sweeny (Napoleon), 4th Halferty (Montpelier) 145 1st Neifer (Wauseon) 2nd Barajas (Defiance), 3rd Smith (Napoleon), 4th Strubberg (Montpelier) 152 1st Clark (Antwerp), 2nd Gies (Toledo Christian), 3rd Roberson (Defiance), 4th Reynolds (Napoleon) 160 1st Gonzalas (Defiance), 2nd Herold (Bryan), 3rd Gauden (Montpelier), 4th Burkhendt (Toledo Christian) 170 1st McKelvey (Montpelier), 2nd Wilcoxon (Wauseon), 3rd Botek (Defiance), 4th France (Ind) 182 1st Baldridge (Napoleon), 2nd Villareal (Defiance), 3rd Tovar (Wauseon), 4th Witcher (Delta) 220 1st Wolford (Delta), 2nd Laker (Antwerp), 3rd Cook (Montpelier), 4th Wolpert (Delta) 285 1st Troupe (Defiance), 2nd Mosier (Hicksville), 3rd Jones (Wauseon) 4th Bute (Antwerp)
Team Results: Montpelier 156.5, Delta 144.5, Defiance 140.5, Napoleon 111, Wauseon 103.5, Antwerp 66, Hicksville 59, Toledo Christian 39.5, Bryan 38