Wrestling tourneys start Saturday
STEUBENVILLE — East Liverpool and Beaver Local will be among the schools competing in the Div. II sectional wrestling tournament on Saturday at Steubenville High School.
The tournament will be run in a split session format. Weight classes from 106 to 145 will begin at 9 a.m. and will wrestle until conclusion.
The 152 through 285 classes will wrestle starting at 2:30 p.m.
Admission is $10 per session. Tickets must be purchased through Home Town Ticketing. No tickets will be sold at the event.
Also competing in the sectional are John Glenn, Meadowbrook, Morgan, New Philadelphia, Philo, St. Clairsville, Steubenville and West Holmes.
The top four wrestlers in each class will advance to the Gallia Academy district set for March 5-6.
Area Div. III wrestling programs will be split up at sectionals this season.
Crestview, Lisbon, East Palestine, South Range, Southern, United and Wellsville will compete on Saturday at Rootstown High School. Action is set to begin at 9 a.m. there.
Rounding out the Rootstown sectional are: Canton Central Catholic, Southington, Chippewa, Rootstown, Waterloo and Western Reserve.
Columbiana is assigned to Northwestern High School for its sectional. Bouts begin at 9 a.m. there as well.
Other teams in the Northwestern sectional are: Crestwood, Dalton, Hillsdale, Jackson-Milton, Loudonville, Mapleton, Northwestern, Norwayne, Orrville, Rittman, Smithville and Waynedale.
The top four finishers in each of those sectionals will advance to the Garfield Heights district set for March 5-6.