J.D. McCardle has advanced to next weekend’s district wrestling tournament after his third place finish at the Brookside sectionals today.
McCardle opened the day being pinned by Firelands’s Sean Lipscomb in the 285 weight class, but then rebounded through the consolation bracket. He pinned Brookside’s Tony Garca in 58 seconds to advance to next weekend districts at Mansfield High School., then pinned Rocky River’s Ian Greer in 2:15 to finish in third place.
Jacob Castillo placed fifth at 113 to qualify as an alternate to next weekend’s district tournament. Castillo advanced to the semifinals, earning a forfeit from Cloverleaf’s Kenny Jenkins. He lost a 13-6 decision to Fairview’s Allen Tin in the semifinals, then lost a 12-7 decision to Padua’s Mike Tusick. He rebounded to win a 15-4 major decision over Cloverleaf’s Kenny Jenkins in the fifth place match.
Other wrestlers competing for Clearview today included:
- Cory Palagyi (106)
- Kevin Penny (120)
- Angel Beauchamp (138)
- Jeri Ruiz (145)
- Jacob Kessler (152)
- Michael Tackett (170)