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Rossiter Earns All-Ohio Wrestling Honors, Places Third

 

Three local grapplers wrestled in the OHSAA Division 3 State Meet over the past weekend at the Schottenstein Center on the campus of Ohio State University.

Shenandoah senior Tristen Rossiter (120) earned All-Ohio honors finishing in third place with a 6-1 win over Xavier Pearson (Trinty) on Sunday. Rossiter scored a takedown late in the first period to take a 2-0 lead. He extended his lead to 4-0 with a takedown early in the second period and added to his lead with another takedown in the final period. Pearson scored late in the match on an escape for the final 6-1 score.

This is his second year earning All-Ohio honors as he placed fifth-place last year in the 113 pound weight class. He finishes the season with a 49-3 record.

Rossiter started the tournament on Friday with a win over Dominic Kemble (Southeast). 7-0. He lost his first match on Saturday to Eli Campbell (Legacy Christian), 4-1.

He bounced back to win his next three matches to earn the chance to wrestle for third place. He pinned Corbin Kimmel (Wayne Trace) in 2:58, Ethan Amens (Northmor) in 0:32, and beat Trevor Wilcox (Otsego), 11-6.

Two Caldwell wrestlers earned the right to compete in the state tournament.

Freshman Jesse Pemberton (106) was 0-2 for the tournament. He was pinned by Ethan Powell (Genoa Area) in his first match of the tournament in 2:55 and by Hayden Jones (Brookville) in 0:29. Pemberton finished the season with a 44-6 record.

Senior Jase Norman (285) was also 0-2 on the day. He was pinned by Cohen Riggenbach (Dalton) in 2:47 and by Brycen Dunlap (Monroeville) in 6:30. He ended the season with a 46-8 record.

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