On Saturday February 2nd, the Waynedale wrestling team competed in the OHSAA DIII Team Duals Regional competition at Rootstown High School. The Bears finished 3-1 overall on the day beating Malvern (71-7) in round of 16, Buckeye Local (57-15) in the quarterfinals, Tuslaw (43-33) in semi-finals. The Bears beat the #2 seeded Tuslaw with wins from Storm Stanley (126), Bailey Lemon (132), Gabe Mathias (138), Peyton Lemon (152), Max Lemon (160), Micah Hershberger (170) and Cayden Betson (285). The finals matched up the Golden Bears against the host #1 seeded Rootstown and fell to the Rovers by a (53-21) score.
Next Up: The Golden Bears will be hosting Nordonia on Wednesday 2/6 for a 6pm dual match-up. Waynedale will be honoring the senior wrestlers and their parents on this night.