The Northwest Ohio Athletic League performed valiantly at the state wrestling tournament, Thursday-Saturday, March 7-9.
In Division III, Delta led the way with three state placers, including the area’s only state champion, Zach Mattin (106 lbs.).
Cole Mattin was runner-up at 132 lbs.
The Panthers scored 64.5 points to finish sixth.
Patrick Henry scored 29.5 with two place finishers.
Liberty Center scored 26 points and placed two wrestlers.
Swanton scored 10 points and had one place finisher.
Archbold scored four points.
In Div. II, Wauseon scored 42 points and had a pair of runnersup in Gavin Ritter (120 lbs.) and Xavier Torres (170 lbs.).
Genoa, who won the dual meet team state title, also won its sec- ond straight Div. III individual state title, scoring a record 172 points.
The Comets had six wrestlers compete and capture individual state championships, including Dylan D’Emilio, who won his fourth state title– the 32nd indi- vidual to accomplish the feat.
Rootstown was runner-up, scoring 79 points.