Monday, March 4, 2013
St. Ed's finished with 117 points — 12 points over second-place finisher, Massillon Perry High School.
In typical fashion, the St. Edward High School wrestling team dominated at the state tournament in Columbus over the weekend. The Eagles won their 28th state title. St. Ed's finished with 117 points — 12 points over second-place finisher, Massillon Perry High School. Dean Heil (132) won his fourth individual state championship and was awarded the Division I "Most Outstanding Wrestler" honor, according to Cleveland.com. Domenic Abounader, also a senior, took first place as well, winning his third individual title in the 182-pound weight class, reported Cleveland.com. Markus Scheidel placed second at 152; Edgar Bright (145) and Colin Heffernan (138) each took third; and Chance Driscoll placed sixth (126). Check out the photos at the right, …
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Eagles grapplers went 6-0 in championship matches at the district tournament over the weekend, according to the Plain Dealer.
It looks like another successful year for the St. Edward High School wrestling squad. There’s only one more goal left to check off the list: The state tournament. The Eagles qualified 11 wrestlers for the upcoming tournament, after dominating the district’s last weekend. St. Ed’s grapplers went 6-0 in championship matches, according to the Plain Dealer. Here’s the breakdown, according to the PD: Two-time state champ Domenic Abounader (183) and Dean Heil (132) both pinned all four of their opponents. Chance Driscoll (126), Colin Heffernan (138), Edgar Bright (145) and Markus Scheidel (152) also won district titles. "We're never satisfied,” Abounader told the Plain Dealer. “All the kids that got knocked out are sophomores and juniors, and …
Sunday, October 21, 2012
Abounader, who is ranked the 20 among the 20 best wrestlers in the country, picked the school to stay close to home.
Domenic Abounader, the two-time state wrestling champion from St. Edward High School, gave a commitment to wrestle at the University of Michigan. The Plain Dealer reported that Abounader, a resident of Gates Mills, picked Michigan so that he could stay close to home. Abounader is expected to compete at 182 this year and 184 pounds at Pitt, according to the story. The commitment came after Abounader visited — and ruled out — Virginia and Virginia Tech, reported the Plain Dealer. Earlier this month, teammate Edgar Bright committed to wrestling at the University of Pittsburgh.