Sidney dominates Piqua in wrestling, increases all-sports lead


Win over Indians gives Yellow Jackets 7.5-4.5 lead in all-sports trophy race

Staff report



Sidney’s Jordan Marvin, top, pins Piqua’s Lance Reaves, at 220 pounds at Sidney Middle School on Wednesday.

Sidney’s Jordan Marvin, top, pins Piqua’s Lance Reaves, at 220 pounds at Sidney Middle School on Wednesday.


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Sidney’s Allen Tangeman, right, grabs Piqua’s Matt Blankenship, at 170 pounds at Sidney Middle School on Wednesday.


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Sidney’s wrestling team dominated Piqua in a dual on Wednesday night to earn another point for the Yellow Jackets in the all-sports trophy race.

Sidney beat the Indians 66-8, in part thanks to 42 points in forfeits. The win gives Sidney a 7.5-4.5 lead in the all-sports race.

The Yellow Jackets record pins at 160, 182 and 220 and won 120 9-1 and 170 5-1. Piqua got wins at 132 and 138. The Indians forfeited matches at 106, 113, 145, 152, 195 and 285.

Sidney played a tri-match at Indian Lake on Tuesday. The Yellow Jackets beat Wapakoneta 39-37 and lost to Indian Lake 42-22.

“There’s been improvement made with the young team,” Sidney coach Clayton Westerbeck said. “I’m very proud of the effort.”

Sidney’s Jordan Marvin, top, pins Piqua’s Lance Reaves, at 220 pounds at Sidney Middle School on Wednesday.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2017/12/web1_SDN122117Wrestle2.jpgSidney’s Jordan Marvin, top, pins Piqua’s Lance Reaves, at 220 pounds at Sidney Middle School on Wednesday. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Sidney’s Allen Tangeman, right, grabs Piqua’s Matt Blankenship, at 170 pounds at Sidney Middle School on Wednesday.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2017/12/web1_SDN122117Wrestle1.jpgSidney’s Allen Tangeman, right, grabs Piqua’s Matt Blankenship, at 170 pounds at Sidney Middle School on Wednesday. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News
Win over Indians gives Yellow Jackets 7.5-4.5 lead in all-sports trophy race

Staff report