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Mecklenburg, DeLorge give Lutheran West two state placers

By Dan Gilles The last time Lutheran West had a state placer, which was in 2008, the school had two wrestlers accomplish the feat together. Josh Malave took third and Collin Dennis placed eighth that year for the Longhorns. This year, senior 152-pounder Jake DeLorge (50-8) and junior 126-pounder Tim Mecklenburg (26-8) made the trek [...]

Lakewood’s Abdel-Salam wins school’s first district title since 1988

By Dan Gilles Lakewood senior Yassir Abdel-Salam has had a fine wrestling career on his own, but one thing eluded him for all this time – a berth in the Division I State Wrestling Tournament. Last weekend, the 138-pounder not only finally accomplished that goal, but he did it in grand fashion by winning a [...]

DeLorge, Mecklenburg to represent Lutheran West at state

By Dan Gilles Of the five wrestlers Lutheran West brought down to Garfield Heights High School this past weekend for the Division III District Wrestling Tournament, senior Jake DeLorge (152) and junior Tim Mecklenburg (126) seemed to be the best bets to survive and qualify for this week’s state tournament. While Mecklenburg had to take [...]


Division I (26) Cleveland State District Avon (4) 106 – Kolin Carney, So., 25-11 (4th at sectional) 132 – Max Kuchenrither, Jr., 41-7 (3rd at sectional) 160 – Travis Leopold, Jr., 37-9 (4th at sectional) 182 – Ryan Steinmetz, Sr., 19-15 (4th at sectional) Avon Lake (3) 113 – Nick Mayer, Jr., 31-5 (sectional runner-up) 120 – Zack Klima, [...]