2013 OHSAA Individual Wrestling
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2013 OHSAA Individual Wrestling State
Value City Arena at the Jerome Schottenstein
The Ohio State University,
February 28 - March 2, 2013
Heil, Jordan, Tomasello Join Four-Time Champion Club
Lakewood St. Edward, St. Paris Graham Local and Troy
Christian top team standings
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Lakewood St. Edward senior Dean Heil, St. Paris
Graham Local senior Bo Jordan and Cuyahoga Falls Cuyahoga Valley Christian
Academy senior Nathan Tomasello all claimed their fourth individual state
title, joining 22 previous wrestlers in the elite four-time champion club
Saturday evening at the 2013 OHSAA individual wrestling state tournament at
the Jerome Schottenstein Center in Columbus.
The championship session that began with the Parade of Champions drew 13,820
fans. The three-day tournament attendance was 58,047.
Five individuals became three-time state champions in 2013. In Division I,
Solon seniors Brandon Thompson and Anthony Collica and St. Edward senior
Domenic Abounader finish their high school careers with their third state
championship. In Division II, Graham junior Micah Jordan and in Division III
Miamisburg Dayton Christian Jacob Danishek each won their third individual
title and will aim to claim a fourth title in 2014.
Three other individuals repeated as state champions, including Massillon
Perry senior JoJo Tayse, Lexington senior Josh Lehner and Troy Christian
senior B.J. Toal.
This year marked the first year for the OHSAA team wrestling state
tournament, where team champions were also crowned in three divisions
February 9 at St. John Arena in Columbus. Two of those three division
winners claimed top team honors during the individual tournament.
St. Edward scored 113.0 points in Division I and Graham 155.5 points in
Division II en route to claiming top honors in the individual tournament
along with their team titles. Division I and II runners-up were Massillon
Perry (100.0) and Perry (83.5), respectively. Troy Christian finished with
91.5 points to earn the top spot for Division III in the individual
tournament. Runner-up Delta, with 82.5 points, won the team wrestling
The Ohio Wrestling Coaches Association named its most valuable wrestlers of
the meet. Those individuals were Dean Heil in Division I, Bo Jordan in
Division II and Jacob Danishek in Division III.
Live Audio Coverage of State
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Delayed Video Coverage
of State Tournament
Time Warner Cable - DVDs available from
Columbus Public Access TV (Matside
with Bob Dieli)
Defiance Community TV
Waycross Community Media
Western Reserve Cable 9
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