ADA — Ada will host the Northwest Conference wrestling championship meet for the first time ever Saturday, starting at 10 a.m.

Allen East is the defending NWC champion, having edged Bluffton 209-206 last year at Spencerville. Ada took fourth in the 2017 eight-team event with 134.5 points.

Ada senior Chase Sumner won the 138 lb. title at the 2017 NWC meet, and was named league Wrestler of the Year.

The event will be held in the 1971 varsity gym Saturday.