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Late pins lift Clippers to Buck Bailey title

Columbiana’s Josh Stillson pins Oak Glen’s Cole English to win the 285-pound weight class and give the Clippers the team title at Wellsville’s Buck Bailey Wrestling Tournament on Saturday. (Morning Journal/Patti Schaeffer)

WELLSVILLE — Columbiana produced two champions and two runners-up to win the Buck Bailey Wrestling Tournament on Saturday at Wellsville High School.

The tournament, which featured many area Division III schools and reserve team wrestlers from some Division II schools, was won by a one-point margin as the Clippers prevailed 138 1/2-137 1/2 over second-place Salem.

Winning for the Clippers was Nate Whitehead (195 pounds) and Josh Stillson (285). Both recorded pins with Stillson’s coming in the last match to lift the Clippers to the team title.

Beaver Local’s Devon Salsberry, the 145-pound champ, was the tournament Most Valuable Wrestler.

Salem’s Tony Seddon (106), Caiden Hart (113) and Jax Booth (138) led the Quakers with wins in their respective weight classes.

Crestview, the two-time defending champion, did not participate this season.

Southern Local finished third with Chance Wooley (120) and Dylan Milhoan (152) winning their weight classes.

Buck Bailey Tournament

at Wellsville High School

TEAM STANDINGS: 1. Columbiana 138.5, 2. Salem 137.5, 3. Southern Local 121, 4. Beaver Local 118, 5. Oak Glen 115, 6. Wellsville 113.5, 7. Cuyahoga Falls 59.5, 8. Western Reserve 56, 9. Steubenville 50, 10. Edison 35.5, 11. Steubenville CC 29.5, 12. Shadyside 23, 13. Lisbon 20, 14. Toronto 17, 15. East Palestine 11.

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CHAMPIONSHIP FINALS

106: Tony Seddon (Salem) pin Colton Duggan (Beaver), 2:59

113: Caiden Hart (Salem) win by forfeit over Billie Ferrell (Cuyahoga Falls)

120: Chance Wooley (Southern) pin Clayton Lamb (Oak Glen), 1:24

126: Jason Tice (Wellsville) dec. Dorian Jackson (Beaver), 4-3, ultimate tiebreaker

132: Hayden Johnson (Edison) pin Owen Kirkland (Salem) 3:50

138: Jax Booth (Salem) pin Cutter Green (Columbiana), 1:52

145: Devon Salsberry (Beaver) dec. Justin Sarge (Wellsville), 3-0

152: Dylan Milhoan (Southern) dec. Isaac Puchajda (Cuyahoga Falls), 11-5

160: Jake McNemar (Wellsville) dec. Jack Carney (Columbiana), 8-2

170: Dylan Heinrich (Oak Glen) dec. Latrell Crute (Southern), 2-0

182: Mike Herrman (Steub. Central) dec. Hunter Morris (Southern), 8-4

195: Nate Whitehead (Columbiana) pin Sam Lowe (Southern), :42

220: Caden Weekley (Wellsville) pin Cameron Hartzell (Western Reserve), 4:50

285: Josh Stillson (Columbiana) pin Cole English (Oak Glen), 3:46

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CONSOLATION FINALS

106: Bryan Cattrell (Toronto) pin Dylan Newhouse (Salem), 1:23

113: Brandt Virden (Columbiana) pin Nate Loot (Steubenville CC), 2:24

120: Landon Landfried (Beaver) dec. Nathan Cox (Beaver Local), 2-0

126: Hayden Garner (Western Reserve) dec. Camden O’Connor (Oak Glen), 7-2

132: Niko Suriano (Steubenville) pin Jacob Smith (Lisbon), :20

138: Cole Antill (Steubenville) pin Logan Cunningham (Wellsville), 1:12

145: Zavan Smith (Cuyahoga Falls) dec. Lane Lafleme (Salem), :15

152: Chandler Parish (Columbiana) dec. Chase Smith (Oak Glen), 11-5

160: Shamus Gibson (Oak Glen) dec. Gage Dickey (Southern), 6-5

170: Austin Ferguson (Beaver) pin Jakob Klug (Shadyside), 1:00

182: Alex Solansky (Beaver) dec. Caiden Adams (Oak Glen), 6-1

195: Cooper Gottschling (Salem) dec. Noah Brown (East Palestine), 3-2, ultimate tiebreaker

220: Jacob Kamperman (Columbiana) pin Tristan Murphy (Beaver), :27

285: Seth Phillips (Western Reserve) pin Raleen Brooks (Steubenville), 1:14

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