Kenton Coed Varsity Wrestling Team Finished 9th in Weekend Invitational

Written by on January 27, 2020

The Kenton High School Coed Varsity Wrestling team finished in 9th place at the Sally George Invite (Marion Pleasant).

The Wildcats placed three wrestles at the Sally George in Marion, OH.

The Sally George Invite is one of ohio’s premier varsity wrestling tournament bring in Division I, II and III schools. Kenton placed 9th out of 21 schools in attendance. Entering the second day of competition the Wildcats advanced 5 wrestler and was 13th in the standings with 20 points.

(Picture from left: Ethan Manns 5th place, Noah Eikenbary 1st place, Carter Bays 3rd place, Coach Kevin Kapanka)

Noah Eikenbary earns his First Sally George Championship after placing third the last three years. Eikenbary defeated Joe Huber of Div I Dublin Jerome in a 7-1 regular decision to earn the coveted crown. Carter Bays after not placing in his first two attempts earned a third place finish. Bays pins Div I Dublin Jerome’s Othman Taha at 3:53 into the match Ethan Manns placing fifth last year earned a second straight fifth place finish. Manns defeated Div I Dublin Jerome wrestler Colton Fleury by a pin fall at 4:11 into the match

Keith Harbor (120 lbs)
20 Lost Gabe Hansen (North Union Div III) Fall 1:55
234 Lost Josh Bond (Madison Comprehensive) Fall :28

Josh Hart (132 lbs)
35 Lost Ben Whitt (Mt.Gilead) Fall 5:45
186 Lost Jayden McManus (Marion Pleasant Div III) Maj Dec 13-0

Carter Bays (160lbs) 3rd place
68 Won Gage Lowery (Indian Lake Div III) Fall 1:32
146 Lost Jayden Simmons (Marysville Div I) Decision 7-1
259 Won Travis Folley (Millbury Lake Div III) Maj Dec 9-0
326 Won Saif Ullah (London Div II) Fall 2:15
354 Won Jamaal Coleman (Madison Comprehensive) Fall :51
399 Won Othman Taha (Dublin Jerome Div I) Fall 3:53

Mason Rhoades (170 lbs)
78 Won Garrett Weldon (London Div II) Fall 5:10
151 Lost Trenton Osborne (Madison Comprehensive) Fall 1:47
262 Won David Winegardner (Whitehall) Fall 3:35
327 Lost Kobe Johnson (Marion Harding) Fall 1:43

Ethan Manns (182 lbs) 5th place
87 Won Aiden Gallant (Upper Sandusky Div II) Decision 3-2
156 Lost Darian Huff (London Div II) Maj Dec 10-0
265 Won Chido Duru (Whitehall) Fall :39
329 Won Owen Johnson (Liberty Center Div III) Decision 4-2
357 Lost Skyler Cowgill (North Union Div III) Decision 6-4 SV
406 Won Colton Fleury (Dublin Jerome Div I) Fall 4:11

Noah Eikenbary (220 lbs) Champion
97 Won CJ Grose (Marysville Div I) Fall 1:43
161 Won Caleb Mullican (Millbury Lake Div III) Fall 1:31
305 Won Bryant Pfeifer (Bucyrus Div II) Fall 5:37
416 Won Joe Huber (Dublin Jerome Div I) Decision 7-1

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