Garrett Lautzenheiser and Davin Rhoads both won their State Finals matches within minutes of each other to become the first Louisville State Champions since 1986. The Leopards currently sit in 3rd place as a team.
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Garrett Lautzenheiser won the 120 District Championship as Louisville finished 3rd as a team at the DII Alliance District Wrestling Tournament. David Rhoads, Jax Leonard, and Blake Robbins were all District Runner-Ups and Brent Paulus and Riley Brendle also qualified for State.
Lacy Harvey, Garrett Lautzenheiser, Jax Leonard, Brent Paulus, and Blake Robbins were all crowned Sectional Champions as Louisville placed first as a team at the DII Northwest Sectional Tournament. Davin Rhoads, Carter Mickley, and Daniel Kennedy also took second.
Jax Leonard, Brent Paulus, Blake Robbins, and Logan Vanicek all won by pin to lead the Leopards to a 40-31 victory against the host Blue Streaks. Daniel Kennedy and Garrett Lautzenheiser also won by technical fall for 11-2 Louisville.
Louisville defeated Marlington 62-17 in the Quarterfinals and Steubenville 39-30 in the Semifinals of the Division II, Region 12 Team Wrestling Tournament Saturday at Alliance. The Leopard would fall to the Beavers 51-21 in the Championship Match.
Garrett Lautzenheiser, Jax Leonard, and Brent Paulus all won by pin to lead the Leopards in a 35-27 loss to the host Beavers Thursday. Cameron Brazek, Blake Robbins, and Davin Rhoads all won by decision for now 8-1 Louisville.
View the 2019 Division II, Region 12 Dual Team Wrestling Tournament Bracket, Schedule, Seed Order, and Tournament Preview. The Leopards have earned a bye and will take on Marlington or Norton in the Regional Quarterfinals on February 2 at Alliance High School.
Garrett Lautzenheiser, Logan Vanicek, Davin Rhoads, and Carter Mickley all recorded pins during the Leopards 34-34 tie-breaking victory over the Cardinals. Louisville rallied from a 27-3 deficit to remain undefeated at 8-0 on the season.
Garett Lautzenheiser, Davin Rhoads, and Jax Leonard all finished in 1st to lead the Leopards to a third place finish as a team at the EOWL Tournament. Daniel Kennedy and Blake Robbins also took 2nd.
Garrett Lautzenheiser and Blake Robbins each placed 2nd to lead Louisville to a 7th place team finish at the Brecksville Invitational Holiday Tournament. Other Leopards placing included Jax Leonard, Davin Rhoads, and Brent Paulus.