The first round of the Ohio Dual Wrestling Championships were held across the state Wednesday night & several area teams are still alive in the new tournament in the Buckeye State.
Here is a look at how area teams fared:
DIVISION 1 REGION 6
Teays Valley will meet Pickerington Central & Mt. Vernon vs. Pickerington North next Wednesday night at 6pm. The matches will be at Mt. Vernon High School & will go on at the same time on 2 separate mats. The winners will then face off against each other 30 minutes after the matches end with the winner getting a berth in February 6th regional finals.
DIVISION 2 REGION 13
Granville eliminated Logan Elm & will face Licking Valley while Circleville will wrestle Chillicothe next Wednesday at Everts Middle School in Circleville. Winners of those matches face off 30 minutes after their matches for a berth in the Region 13 championships.
DIVISION 2 REGION 15
Both Washington CH & Miami Trace advances to the regional semi-finals next Wednesday at Miami Trace High School. Washington faces off against Hillsboro & Miami Trace will go against Franklin. Winners meet later that night for a berth in the regional finals.
Clinton-Massie eliminated Greenfield, then the Blue Lions beat Clinton-Massie. Hillsboro defeated Bellbrook in their only match of the night.
Western Brown defeated London, then the Panthers defeated Western Brown. Franklin qualified after eliminating Wilmington.
DIVISION 3 REGION 21
Regional Semi-Final matches at Bloom-Carroll will be Amanda-Clearcreek vs. Coshocton & Nelsonville-York/Bloom Carroll. Meanwhile at West Jefferson, the Roughriders wrestle Zane Trace & Ross Southeastern who got a forfeit win over Madison Plains will meet Bishop Hartley.
DIVISION 3 REGION 23
Match up pairings at Dixie High School will have Greeneview against Blanchester & Dixie vs. Dayton Christian. Greeneview advance after eliminating Waynesville.