By Cort Reynolds
Ada Herald Writer
LIMA - Paulding nipped Spencerville 256-254 to win the nine-team Northwest
Conference wrestling championships Saturday at Lima Central Catholic.
Host LCC finished third with 225 points. Defending champion Delphos Jefferson finished fifth, just two points behind Columbus Grove.
Ada ended up ninth with 116.5 points and boasted two second-place finishers, Austin Windle (160 lbs.) and Dylan Hannah (152).
LCC senior Brandon McCormick was named NWC Wrestler of The Year.
McCormick, who wrestles at 138 lbs., is a four-time league champion. Josh
Neilson of Paulding was voted by the league mentors as NWC Coach of The
2013 NWC Wrestling Team Scores
1. Paulding 256
2. Spencerville 254
3. LCC 225
4. Columbus Grove 199
5. Delphos Jefferson 197
6. Bluffton 174
7. Allen East 147
8. Lincolnview 124
9. Ada 116.5
Top Ada individual finishers:
1st Max McAdoo, Allen East, 11-4
2nd Austin Windle, Ada
Max McAdoo(Allen East) dec. Austin Windle(Ada) 11-4
2nd Dylan Hannah: Zach Wilson (Bluffton) pin Dylan Hannah 3:24
3rd Noah Beach: Beach tech. fall Adam Deatrick (Paulding) 22-5
4th Tommy Dotson
5th Brady Pitney: Pitney pin Jon Cox (Allen East) 4:20
6th Tyler Rockhill
6th Matt Higgins
6th Austin Scott
In Div. III region 24 tournament action last week, Ada got a first round
bye over Bluffton and then lost to top seed and eventual regional finalist