Versailles wrestling team wins its own tournament


By Kyle Shaner - kshaner@aimmediamidwest.com



VERSAILLES – Versailles won the championship in its own Versailles Varsity Wrestling Invitational on Saturday.

The dual tournament featured nine schools including Arcanum, Covington, Lehman Catholic, St. Marys, Triad, Tri-County North, Troy, Versailles and West Liberty Salem.

In the opening round of the tournament, St. Marys beat West Liberty-Salem 58-6, Covington beat Triad 69-6, Troy beat Lehman 42-18, and Arcanum beat Tri-County North 36-24.

In the second round Versailles beat Covington 56-16, St. Marys beat Arcanum 48-25, Tri-County North beat Lehman 39-24, and Triad beat West Liberty-Salem 30-18.

Covington beat Arcanum 48-21, Versailles beat Troy 52-15, Tri-County North beat West Liberty-Salem 48-18, and Lehman beat Triad 31-30 in the third round.

In the fourth round Troy beat Arcanum 41-11, St. Marys beat Covington 42-24, Tri-County North beat Triad 42-18, and Lehman beat West Liberty-Salem 42-24.

In the fifth round St. Marys beat Troy 49-13, and Versailles beat Arcanum 64-12.

In the final round Versailles beat St. Marys 48-21 to win the tournament championship while Covington beat Troy 45-25.

Versailles will return to action with a home meet against Miami East on Tuesday. The match, which also will include the junior high teams, is scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m.

Arcanum will return to action at 5 p.m. Wednesday in a match at Brookville.

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Versailles’ Dalton Didier wrestles against Covington during the Versailles Varsity Wrestling Invitational on Saturday in Versailles.
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By Kyle Shaner

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