Boys Varsity Wrestling · Boys Varsity Wrestling beats Midview 38 – 35

38 Olmsted Falls High School
35 Midview High School
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Olmsted Falls High School vs Midview High School
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The Olmsted Falls Wrestlers had a successful night of wrestling last night at Lakewood High School. OF kicked off the night with a 70-3 victory over host, Lakewood. Next match, OF squared off against Midview. Going in to the match Midview was undefeated in SWC action. MIdview started off with back to back pins; OF countered with a pin, but then Midview won the next 2 matches, as well. OF won the next and Midview the match after. Then Olmsted Falls ran off 5 straight wins, including 1 technical fall and 3 pins. Midview won the final 2 matches of the bout, but OF had the match clinched before the last 2 weights. Olmsted Falls won the match 38-35. It was a great dual meet and both teams battled throughout.
The following OF wrestlers went 2-0 on the evening: Michael Shaw, Brandon Burkhart, Jihad Salti, Connor Atkins, Josh Jaeckin, Caiden Fetterman, and Zach Wolanin.
The Bulldog wrestlers have a busy week next week. On Wednesday 1/24 they will host round 1 and 2 of the OHSAA State Duals at Olmsted Falls Middle School. Our opponents are not known yet, as seeds will not be released until tomorrow. The 4 teams that will compete at the Middle School are: Olmsted Falls, Cleveland John Adams, Cleveland John Marshall, and Westlake. The first matches will begin at 5:00 with the winners squaring off 20 minutes after the completion of the first round.
The following evening, Thursday, January 25th. The Bulldogs will Host North Olmsted. This match will take place at OFHS. We will also be recognizing our seniors on Thursday for all that they have contributed to our wrestling program. The Senior Night recognition will take place at 7:00 pm, with the match right after.