What a weekend... The 2021 has come and gone. The Bees had a record 11 State Qualifiers, and finished as the 2021 D1 State Runner-up!
Senior Victor Voinovich finished off a storybook high school career with his second State Championship. Victor became the first wrestling state champion in school history to complete an undefeated season when he took home the 152 pound title, he finishes the season 31-0! Victor ends his High School wrestling career as a 2x State Champion (ranked #1 as a junior when state tournament was cancelled due to Covid), ranked #1 in the Nation with 148 career wins. Victor will continue his wrestling career next year at Oklahoma State University.
Speaking of undefeated... our hearts were broken this week when undefeated Senior Ben Vanadia suffered a season ending injury and could not compete in the State Tournament. Ben was the #1 ranked wrestler in Ohio at 220 pounds, and ranked as high as #6 in the Nation. Ben's senior year ended with a perfect 27-0 record! Ben will continue his wrestling career next year at Purdue University.
The Bees tied a school record with 8 state place-winners...
126# Sophomore Brock Herman 2nd Place
120# Sophomore Kaden Jett 3rd Place
145# Freshman Kael Voinovich 3rd Place
182# Senior Anthony Rizzo 6th Place
195# Sophomore Max Vanadia 6th Place
170# Sophomore Luke Vanadia 7th Place
160# Senior Nick Campbell 8th Place
138# Senior James Bronstrup State Qualifier
132# Junior Manny Scordos State Qualifier