Louisville Downs West Branch, Falls to Top Seeded Canfield – Wrestling
Louisville 50, West Branch 21
The 4th Seed Louisville Leopards defeated the 5th Seed West Branch Warriors 50-21 in the First Round of the Division II, Region 12 Team Wrestling Tournament Wednesday at Canfield High School. With the win, Louisville improved to 5-1 on the year.
The Leopards claimed 10 of the 14 matches against the Warriors. Leading the way with pins for Louisville were Jax Leonard (138), Brent Paulus (145), Brock Mehl (170), and Jimmy Leonard (195).
Ryan Jakubiak (126) also earned an 18-2 technical fall victory during a 26-0 Leopards run. Others earning decisions for Louisville included Carter Mickley (132), Jesse Curlutu (182), and Blake Robbins (220), Logan Vanicek (106) and Andy Graham (120) also won by forfeit.
LEOPARDS 50, WARRIORS 21
106 Logan Vanicek(Loui) Win By Forfeit
113 Christian Wayt(West) PIN Quintin Scheetz(Loui) 1:50
120 Andy Graham(Loui) Win By Forfeit
126 Ryan Jakubiak(Loui) TF Luke Flickenger(West) ( 18-2 )
132 Carter Mickley(Loui) DEC Thomas Caserta(West) ( 12-7 )
138 Jax Leonard(Loui) PIN Jonah Thomas(West) 3:12
145 Brent Paulus(Loui) PIN Brock Wilke(West) 2:46
152 Dylan Miller(West) PIN Michael Seaman(Loui) 1:40
160 Cameron Martig(West) DEC Jager Kendrick(Loui) ( 8-2 )
170 Brock Mehl(Loui) PIN Neil Ginetti(West) 4:36
182 Jesse Curlutu(Loui) DEC Collin Lawniczak(West) ( 4-2 )
195 Jimmy Leonard(Loui) PIN Luke Woolf(West) 1:33
220 Blake Robbins(Loui) DEC Jacob Hurst(West) ( 3-0 )
285 Ian Sharp(West) PIN Chase Lautzenheiser(Loui) 3:49
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Canfield 43, Louisville 27
The 4th Seed Louisville Leopards fell to the top seed Canfield Cardinals 43-27 in the Division II, Region 12 Quarterfinals of the Team Wrestling Tournament Wednesday at Canfield High School. With the victory, Louisville dropped to 5-2 on the year.
The match included big runs by both teams with the Leopards dominating in the lightweights and the Cardinals taking the heavier weight classes. Louisville actually held a 27-6 lead before Canfield won the final 8 match-ups in scoring 37 unanswered points.
Four of the Leopards 5 victories came via pins. These winners included Logan Vanicek (106), Andy Graham (113), Carter McKinley (132), and Jax Leonard (138). Ryan Jakubiak (120) also won a 7-4 decision in his match.
Canfield moves on to face 2nd seed Alliance in the Regional Semifinals on February 1.
CARDINALS 43, LEOPARDS 27
106 Logan Vanicek(Loui) PIN Chris Makara(Canf) 1:12
113 Andy Graham(Loui) PIN Vince Agostinelli(Canf) 1:32
120 Ryan Jakubiak(Loui) DEC McCoy Watkins(Canf) ( 7-4 )
126 Eric El-Hayek(Canf) PIN Jordan Thompson(Loui) 1:54
132 Carter Mickley(Loui) PIN Aidan Burscak(Canf) 5:07
138 Jax Leonard(Loui) PIN Tanor English(Canf) 5:26
145 Anthony Joseph(Canf) DEC Brent Paulus(Loui) ( 9-3 )
152 Anthony D’Alesio(Canf) PIN Michael Seaman(Loui) 3:13
160 David Rhinehart(Canf) PIN Jager Kendrick(Loui) 5:31
170 Georgio Poullas(Canf) PIN Brock Mehl(Loui) 1:47
182 David Crawford(Canf) PIN Jesse Curlutu(Loui) 5:46
195 Dominic Cooper(Canf) DEC Jimmy Leonard(Loui) ( 4-2 )
220 Tyler Stein(Canf) MajD Blake Robbins(Loui) ( 8-0 )
285 Mason Giordano(Canf) DEC Chase Lautzenheiser(Loui) ( 6-2 )
UP NEXT: The Leopards will next travel to Carrollton on Thursday, February 2 to take on the Warriors in a Battle for 1st Place in the NBC. Middle School will start at 5:45 PM and Varsity will follow around 7:30 PM.
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