BLOOMDALE — Genoa had four individual champions and four runners-up on Saturday en route to repeating its Northern Buckeye Conference wrestling tournament championship at Elmwood High School.
The Comets posted 161 points to top runner-up Ostego (138.5) and third-place Woodmore (117) for the team crown. Genoa also won the NBC’s overall championship, which factors in conference dual-match results.
Taking individual titles for the Comets were three-time NBC champion Max Reeder (20-2 season record), who won at 138 pounds, repeat conference champ Jay Nino (53-1) at 220, Tyler Baird (37-2) at 182, and Cody Buckner (33-1) at 285.
Winning his third NBC title was Woodmore’s Evan Ulinski (38-0) at 113 pounds.
Otsego had three champions — Trent Soto (35-3) at 132, Jordan Hendrix (31-8) at 160, and Zach Zuhlsdorf (32-12) at 195 — and Lake and Elmwood had two each.
Winning titles for Lake were Damon Keister (26-1) at 106 and Matt Church (17-10) at 120, and taking crowns for Elmwood were Dylan Hall (32-5) at 145 and Jake Wise (29-1) at 170.
Rossford’s C.J. Ball (24-3) won at 126 pounds and Eastwood’s Mitchell Davidson (28-8) at 152.
Waite wins title
In the first City League wrestling tournament since 2011, Waite had seven individual champions and rolled to the team championship with 250 points.
Winning titles for the Indians in the tourney’s round-robin format were Krys Young (113 pounds), Tristin Snider (120), Jose Campos (126), Talmage Jones (132), Elias Moreno (138), James Johnson (145), and Josh Kendall (182).
Start, the team runner-up with 196 points, had two champions — Matt Huss (106) and Xavier Gaines (152). Bowsher placed third with 186 points.
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