Allen East Wins NWC Wrestling Championship

Allen East scored a total of 296.5 points to take the 2019 Northwest Conference Wrestling Championship held at Allen East High School.

Bluffton finished second in the tournament with 270 points while Columbus Grove took third at 216 points.

Repeating as conference champs for the third year in a row, Allen East’s title was their eight overall NWC wrestling championship.

Bluffton senior Deandre Nassar (195) was named Wrestler of The Year in the NWC as he became a 4-time champion in the event. Jeff Kleman of Bluffton was voted by his peers as NWC Coach of The Year.

Repeat winners from last year included Tayton Kleman (BL-106), Drake Carmean (AE, 113), Deandre Nasser (BL-195) and Dylan Sargent (CG-220). Bluffton led the way with 5 individual champions while Columbus Grove and Allen East each had 4 individual champions in the tournament.

Individual high school champions are listed below:

106 – Tayton Kleman 10 BL 152 – Blake Hershberger 10 AE
113 – Drake Carmean 10 AE 160 – Jackson Wilson 9 BL
120 – Caleb Langhals 12 CG 170 – Ezra Jones 10 CG
126 – Jeremy Sturgeon 10 BL 182 – Adrian Simonin 12 PL
132 – Brocke Sargent 9 CG 195 – Deandre Nasser 12 BL
138 – Josh Mehaffie 10 BL 220 – Dylan Sargent 11 CG
145 – Chase Miller 9 AE 285 – Brennan Davies 11 AE

Team Standings:

VARSITY:

1. Allen East-296.5
2. Bluffton-270
3. Columbus Grove-216
4. Delphos Jefferson-130
5. Spencerville-75
6. Ada-56
7. Paulding-51
8. Lincolnview-18

JUNIOR HIGH:

1. Spencerville-283

2. Allen East-280.5

3. Columbus Grove-201.5

4. Lincolnview-145

5. Bluffton-125

6. Paulding-125

7. Ada-32.5