D-III wrestlers earn district berths


Ben Robinson/GoBuccs.com Miami East’s Alex Isbrandt won the 126-pound title Saturday.


Ben Robinson/GoBuccs.com Miami East’s Ben Ferguson is on his way to the 285-pound title Saturday.


Ben Robinson/GoBuccs.com Covington’s Brandon Magee on his way to the 182-pound sectional title


Ben Robinson/GoBuccs.com Miami East’s Graham Shore won the 113-pound title.


Ben Robinson/GoBuccs.com Versailles’ Kyle Wuebker locks up a spladle Saturday.


Ben Robinson/GoBuccs.com Covington’s Ryan Ford (right) sizes up his opponent Saturday.


Ben Robinson/GoBuccs.com Covington’s Seth Thomas goes for a pin


Ben Robinson/GoBuccs.com Versailles’ Tanner Bey is in control Saturday.


Ben Robinson/GoBuccs.com Lehman Catholic’s Wyatt Long advanced to the district meet.


SIDNEY — A number of local wrestlers advanced on to the Division III district tournament from the Lehman Catholic D-III sectional over the weekend.

Versailles finished second in the team standings behind Mechanicsburg with 205 points, Covington was third with 171.5, Miami East was fourth with 155 and Lehman was 11th with 47.

The Tigers advanced nine wrestlers on to the district meet.

Winning for Versailles was Kyle Gigandet (195).

Taking second were Corey Dieringer (160), Jonathan Moorman (170) and Jerome Bey (182).

Finishing third were Jacob Poling (106) and Tanner Bey (138), while finishing fourth were Preston Platfoot (120), Steven Mangen (126) and Jacob Rismiller (220).

Covington advanced eight wrestlers to district, led by sectional champion Brandon Magee (182).

Taking second were Jared Ford (126) and Ryan Ford (138).

Finishing third were Connor Ryan (113), Coleman Ryan (120) and Seth Thomas (220), while taking fourth were Gage DeHart (152) and Lance Miller (160).

Miami East is sending five wrestlers to district, including three sectional champions.

They were Graham Shore (113), Alex Isbrandt (126) and Ben Ferguson (285).

Taking third were Zane Strubler (132) and Dalton Loughman (195).

Lehman’s lone district qualifier was Wyatt Long (182), who finished fourth.

The district tournament will be held Friday and Saturday at Hobart Arena, with the top four in each weight class advancing on to the district tournament.

Ben Robinson/GoBuccs.com Miami East’s Alex Isbrandt won the 126-pound title Saturday.
http://dailycall.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/web1_alex_isbrandt.jpgBen Robinson/GoBuccs.com Miami East’s Alex Isbrandt won the 126-pound title Saturday.

Ben Robinson/GoBuccs.com Miami East’s Ben Ferguson is on his way to the 285-pound title Saturday.
http://dailycall.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/web1_ben_ferguson.jpgBen Robinson/GoBuccs.com Miami East’s Ben Ferguson is on his way to the 285-pound title Saturday.

Ben Robinson/GoBuccs.com Covington’s Brandon Magee on his way to the 182-pound sectional title
http://dailycall.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/web1_brandon_magee.jpgBen Robinson/GoBuccs.com Covington’s Brandon Magee on his way to the 182-pound sectional title

Ben Robinson/GoBuccs.com Miami East’s Graham Shore won the 113-pound title.
http://dailycall.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/web1_graham_shore.jpgBen Robinson/GoBuccs.com Miami East’s Graham Shore won the 113-pound title.

Ben Robinson/GoBuccs.com Versailles’ Kyle Wuebker locks up a spladle Saturday.
http://dailycall.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/web1_kyle_wuebker.jpgBen Robinson/GoBuccs.com Versailles’ Kyle Wuebker locks up a spladle Saturday.

Ben Robinson/GoBuccs.com Covington’s Ryan Ford (right) sizes up his opponent Saturday.
http://dailycall.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/web1_ryan_ford.jpgBen Robinson/GoBuccs.com Covington’s Ryan Ford (right) sizes up his opponent Saturday.

Ben Robinson/GoBuccs.com Covington’s Seth Thomas goes for a pin
http://dailycall.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/web1_seth_thomas.jpgBen Robinson/GoBuccs.com Covington’s Seth Thomas goes for a pin

Ben Robinson/GoBuccs.com Versailles’ Tanner Bey is in control Saturday.
http://dailycall.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/web1_tanner_bey.jpgBen Robinson/GoBuccs.com Versailles’ Tanner Bey is in control Saturday.

Ben Robinson/GoBuccs.com Lehman Catholic’s Wyatt Long advanced to the district meet.
http://dailycall.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/web1_wyatt_long.jpgBen Robinson/GoBuccs.com Lehman Catholic’s Wyatt Long advanced to the district meet.
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