Beavers advance many to districts

Beaver Local's Devon Salsberry tangles with West Holmes' Tucker Kaufman in a 138 pound final on Saturday in Steubenville. (Photo by Melanie Dunn)

STEUBENVILLE – Beaver Local produced four individual champions en route to a strong performance on Saturday in the Div. II sectional tournament at Steubenville High School.

Mark Emmerling Jr. (126 pounds), Devon Salsberry (138), Logan Ours (145) and Jonathan Potts (182) all were top of their classes as the Beavers scored 218 total points to lead the field as a team.

The top four finishers in each weight class earned district tournament berths. That tournament is slated for Friday and Saturday at Gallia Academy.

Jaymin Salsberry (132), Logan Krulik (160) and Zane McCoy (285) were second in their respective weight classes for Beaver Local.

East Liverpool’s Howard Williams finished second at 170 after a close loss to highly ranked Ethan Pappas of Steubenville.

East Liverpool’s Eric Williams was third at 160.

Finishing third for Beaver Local were Kaydon Bobby at 120 and Dorian Jackson at 152. Beaver Local fourth-place finishers included Gabe Morgan (170) and Tristan Murphy (220).

STANDINGS: 1. Beaver Local 218.0; 2. Steubenville 210.5; 3. St. Clairsville 206.0; 4. West Holmes 182.0; 5. New Philadelphia 109.0; 6. Morgan 71.0; 7. East Liverpool 55.0; Philo 55.0; 9. John Glenn 41.5; 10. Meadowbrook 37.0;

First Place

106: Brady Smith (West Holmes) dec. Cal Beadling (Steubenville) 5-1;

113: Mason Taylor (West Holmes) dec. Jarret Stillion (Meadowbrook) 4-0;

120: Noah Tish (West Holmes) pin Zach McKeever (St. Clairsville) 4:33;

126: Mark Emmerling Jr. (Beaver Local) pin Harrison Kazmirski (St. Clairsville) 0:56;

132: Koen Kish (St. Clairsville) pin Jaymin Salsberry (Beaver Local) 0:31;

138: Devon Salsberry (Beaver Local) dec. Tucker Kaufman (West Holmes) 13-9;

145: Logan Ours (Beaver Local) tech. fall Caden Stout (St. Clairsville) tf17-1;

152: Tyler Muldrew (Steubenville) pin Charlie Gibbs (New Philadelphia) 2:26;

160: Aaron Ferguson (Steubenville) pin Logan Krulik (Beaver Local) 5:54;

170: Ethan Pappas (Steubenville) dec. Howard Williams (East Liverpool) 6-4;

182: Jonathan Potts (Beaver Local) dec. David Harper (Philo) 8-3;

195: Elisha Baldridge (West Holmes) pin Nat King (Steubenville) 2:53;

220: Reese Skaggs (St. Clairsville) dec. Logan Ortt (New Philadelphia) 9-3;

285: Logan Fry (St. Clairsville) pin Zane McCoy (Beaver Local) 4:39;

Third Place

106: Gannon Kazmirski (St. Clairsville) pin Bryce Hagey (New Philadelphia) 1:57;

113: Anthony Shevlin (Steubenville) pin Jared Smith (John Glenn) 3:54;

120: Kaydon Bobby (Beaver Local) pin Logan Hale (Steubenville) 3:47;

126: Cohen Bunting (John Glenn) pin Corbin Miller (West Holmes) 4:48;

132: Dylan Strouse (West Holmes) pin Brayden Strode (Morgan) 0:38;

138: Savier Faulks (Steubenville) dec. Josh Denoble (St. Clairsville) 9-3;

145: Conner Varnes (West Holmes) dec. Cole Antill (Steubenville) 6-1;

152: Dorian Jackson (Beaver Local) dec. Mason McCort (St. Clairsville) 8-5;

160: Eric Williams (East Liverpool) pin Drake Gamertsfelder (New Philadelphia) 2:46;

170: Caleb Jacomet (Morgan) dec. Gabe Morgan (Beaver Local) 5-4;

182: Brandon Kinney (Steubenville) pin Logan Niceswanger (Morgan) 0:58;

195: Payson Day (Philo) maj. dec. Trejaun Bradford (John Glenn) md11-3;

220: Spencer Ostovich (Steubenville) dec. Tristan Murphy (Beaver Local) 2-1 UTB;

285: Brandon McClain (Morgan) pin Garrett Dillon (New Philadelphia) 0:11;


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