Dominic Hoffarth won his 2nd straight state title capping off a perfect postseason in 150 and leading Louisville to a top 10 finish at the DII State Tournament. Dylan Rhoads also placed 3rd in 132 and Kolten Barker took 7th in 126.
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Dominic Hoffarth and Dylan Rhoads both captured their first district titles as Louisville placed 5th at the DII Garfield Heights District Tournament. Kolten Barker also took 3rd to qualify for state and Connor Novosel finished in 5th.
Dominic Hoffarth, Connor Novosel, Dylan Rhoads, and Wyatt Smith all earned sectional titles in leading Louisville to its sixth consecutive team sectional championship. Kolten Barker and Beau Nezbeth both finished as sectional runner-ups as 10 different Leopards advanced to the district tournament.
Louisville defeated St. Vincent-St. Mary 39-34 in the quarterfinals before falling to Medina Buckeye 56-11 in the semifinals and Wauseon 33-24 in the third place match. The Leopards placed 4th as a team at the OHSWCA Dual Team State Tournament.
Louisville defeated Salem 45-27 in the semifinals before downing Canfield 51-30 in the DII Perry Lower District Finals to advance to the OHSWCA Team Dual State Tournament for the 4th straight season. The Leopards are now 9-0 in dual matches this season.
Blake Balderson, Ben Bendle, and Luke Seaman all won by fall in both matches as the Leopards defeated the Cardinals 63-10 and the host Spartans 50-24. Louisville remains perfect in dual matches on the season improving to 7-0.
Kolten Barker and Connor Novosel were both individual champions leading Louisville to a 3rd place finish at the EOWL Tournament. Beau Nezbeth and Dylan Rhoads also captured 2nd place for the Leopards.
View results from the 2023 Josh Hephner Memorial Wrestling Tournament from Austintown Fitch High School.
Dominic Hoffarth, Wyatt Smith, Jude Yeager had back-to-back-to-back pins to highlight the Leopards victory over the visiting Knights. Louisville remains undefeated at 5-0 on the season in dual matches.
Dominic Hoffarth placed 2nd in 150 to lead Louisville who placed 6th as a team at the Maumee Bay Classic. Kolten Barker and Dylan Rhoads also both placed 3rd for the Leopards.