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December 6, 2012Cincinnati Moeller High School
From Jeff Gaier, Head Coach Wrestling
MOELLER WRESTLING UPDATE 12-6-12
VARSITY “B” RESULTS AT MIAMI TRACE
The Varsity “B” team traveled to Washington Court House last evening to wrestle Miami Trace and Circleville’s varsity teams. Moeller lost to Circleville 44-19 and to Miami Trace 63-9 but Coach Hill was encouraged by the progress of this young team. Leading the way and winning two matches for the Crusaders were senior Ryan Hankins, junior Will Smallwood, and freshman Jaelen Summerous. Winning one of the two matches were Cooper Graves, Andrew Buschbacher, Ashten Lynch, Tiese Gideon, and Ian Williams.
The Varsity “B” will be at Xenia next week on Dec. 13th.
VARSITY AT IRONMAN TOURNAMENT FRIDAY AND SATURDAY
The Varsity will compete in the Ironman Tournament in Akron on Friday and Saturday. The Ironman is recognized as the top high school tournament in the nation. The lineup for Moeller: 106-Will Kruspe (12); 113 – Conner Ziegler (10); 120 – Jacoby Ward (9); 126 – Connor Borton (10); 132 – Andrew Mendel (12); 138 – Johnathan Tallarigo (11); 145 – Austin Bohenek (11); 152 – Wyatt Wilson (12); 170 – Dakota Sizemore (11); 182 – Quinton Rosser (11); 195 – Jerry Thornberry (11); 285 – Max Swoboda (11)
Thursday, Dec. 6 – team leaves at 3pm for Akron. Practice at Walsh Jesuit HS.
Friday, Dec. 7 – Weigh-in @ 11am; Wrestling @ 1pm
Saturday, Dec. 8 – Weigh-in @ 8am; Wrestling @ 10am; Finals @ 6pm. Team will return after the finals.
You can follow the tournament at www.walshironman.com
FRESHMEN THIS WEEK: PICKERINGTON NORTH TOURNAMENT DEC. 8
All freshmen (with the exception of Jacoby Ward) will compete at the Pickerington North Freshman Invitational on Sat. Dec. 8. Weigh-ins begin at 7am. Wrestling start time at 9am. This format is a 16 man double elimination tournament with 13 teams. Expect the tournament to last most of the day. The team will be taking a bus. Wrestlers can go home with their parents if they are in attendance but should stay until the entire team is finished.
Pickerington North Tournament Schedule:
Meet at Moeller: 5:30am (bus will depart by 5:40am); Weigh-ins: ~7am; Wrestling: 9am-??
Pickerington North HS, 7800 Refugee Road, Pickerington, OH 43147 (Drive time: ~ 1 hour, 45 min).
MOELLER WRESTLING CLOTH / SPIRITWEAR – FINAL ORDERS DUE ON FRIDAY
The deadline for the second order for Moeller wrestling cloth is on Friday, Dec. 8. After Friday, the website to order will close. To place an order, please click on the following link: http://netmoeller.moeller.org/document.doc?id=3444. Items ordered during the 1st order have arrived and were passed out at practice.
Wrestling shoes and headgear are still available from Don Jones, a seller of wrestling equipment. If you wish to place an order, fill out the order form, and return to Don or Coach Gaier. The order form can be found at: EQUIPMENT
OPEN MATS ON SUNDAYS
Coach Lindsey will be holding open mats on Sundays from 3:30pm-5pm. The next open mat will be this Sunday. Wrestlers can take advantage of some quality mat time with Coach Lindsey.
Thursday, Dec. 6: Frosh/JV - Normal Practice (3pm-5:30pm); Varsity – leave for Ironman Tournament @ 3pm by school vans.
Friday, Dec. 7: Frosh/JV - Practice (3pm-5pm); Varsity – at Ironman Tournament.
Saturday, Dec. 8: Varsity – at Ironman Tournament; Frosh – at Pickerington North Tournament; JV – OFF.
Sunday, Dec. 9: Open Mats (3:30pm-5pm)
Monday, Dec. 10: Normal Practice (3pm-5:30pm)
Tuesday, Dec. 11: Normal Practice (3pm-5:30pm); Wrestle-offs for Varsity (weight allowance +7)
Wednesday, Dec. 12: Normal Practice (3pm-5:30pm); Wrestle-offs for Varsity complete (weight allowance +6)
Thursday, Dec. 13: Frosh/JV Practice (3pm-5:30pm): Varsity “B” @ Xenia Tri-Meet (leave after school; wrestling at 5:30pm)
Friday, Dec. 14: Normal Practice (3pm-5pm)
Saturday, Dec. 15: Varsity – at SWOWA Tournament (Harrison HS); Frosh/JV mix – at Preble Shawnee Tournament; Those not wrestling – TBA.