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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, [...]

Division I and II wrestling recap: Bay takes second at Division II Medina Sectional

By Dan Gilles It was a great sectional tournament for the Bay wrestling team last weekend in the Division II event at Medina High School. The Rockets had two champions and seven district qualifiers to lead all area schools in both categories. Those totals were also good enough for 154 team points and second-place in [...]