Eagle grapplers conquering their opposition; New Richmond leads county at Madeira Invitational

New Richmond was in the forefront of Clermont County’s five varsity wrestling teams that competed in the 37th Annual Madeira Invitational.

Moeller’s B squad won the 23-team tourney with 194.5 points, New Richmond (NR) was fifth with 131, Goshen (G), seventh, 118.5, Bethel-Tate (BT), eighth, 112, Clermont Northeastern (CNE), 12th, 50, and Batavia (B), 15th, 44.

Goshen senior 285-pounder Ryan Giltz was the lone Clermont County individual weight class champion.

Second place finishes were earned by Dustin Davidson (BT) 103-pounds, Kenny Stephens (G) 119, Cory Disbennett (BT) 125, Mark Gliszczynski (G) 130, Sean Adams (BT) 140, Jake Kools (NR) 152, and Josh Hicks (NR) 189.

Third places were achieved by Ethen Humbert (B) 103, Cole Petry (NR) 112, and Mark McAninich (G) 189.

Fourth place was gained by Larry Smith (B) 119, Graham Rose (BT) 130, and Alvis Williams (NR) 215.

Fifth place was garnered by Scott Simpson (CNE) 135, Luke Sexson (NR) 140, Chris Smith (NR) 145, Roger Boucher (BT) 171, and Rob Weidle (G) 215. Sixth place was taken by E. J. Craycraft (BT) 152, Josh McGowan (CNE) 160, Chris Distler (CNE) 189, and Bill Distler (CNE) 215.