Cougars fall short at Celina

CELINA — Van Wert’s wrestling team suffered a narrow defeat in a Western Buckeye League dual meet at Celina on Tuesday, falling 37-33.

The meet began at 170 pounds, where Logan Muhlencamp of Celina pinned Van Wert’s Dale Hammons. Cougar senior Trevor Spridgeon got his team on the board with a 7-3 decision over Tim Ferrell at 182.

Though the Bulldogs filled more weight classes, the Cougars stayed close in the meet with pins. Killian Sudduth needed only 35 seconds to dispatch of his opponent at 106 pounds, Ben Lange added a pin at 120, and both Gabe Steyer (138) and Isaiah Bretz (145) pinned their foes.

Full results are as follows:

170- Logan Muhlencamp (C) pinned Dale Hammons in 1:32

182- Trevor Spridgeon (VW) won 7-3 over Tim Ferrell

195- Luke Muhlencamp (C) won by Forfeit

220- Lloyd Eutsler (VW) won 4-1 over Cayden Thomson

285- Seth Huston (C) won by Forfeit

106- Killian Sudduth (VW) won by fall over Gage Oakley (C) in :35

113- Kyler Bowlby (C) won by Forfeit

120- Ben Lange (VW) won by fall over Nathen Wilson in 2:48

126- Sam Warner (C) won 9-5 over Josh Dorsch

132- Gabe Steyer (VW) won by Fall over Graeme Stewart in 3:03

138- Isaiah Bretz (VW) won by Fall over Logan Keiser in 1:09

145- Chris Mir (C) won by fall over Macein Bigham in 1:22

152- Nick Garwood (C) won by Tech Fall 21-6 over Ryan Pratt

160- Malachi Battle (VW) won 12-7 over Ethan Ly

Cougar host the WBL on Saturday starting at 10am.