O-G's Ebbeskotte moves into semi-finals
Friday, February 21, 2014 1:59 PM
BOWLING GREEN — Ottawa-Galndorf's Derek Ebbeskotte moved into the semi-finals of the Division III district wrestling tournament Saturday morning.
Ebbeskotte advanced to the semi-finals with a pair of wins Friday morning in the Division III district tournament at the Stroh Center at Bowling Green State University. The Division III district tournament resumes at 9 a.m. Saturday morning.
Ebbeskotte advanced to the semi-finals with a 4-2, sudden victory, win over St. Paul's Caleb Meyer in the championship quarterfinals Friday. Ebbeskotte had opened the tournament with a quick 26 second pin of Arcadia's Jacob Thompson.
Three other Titan wrestlers competing Friday morning suffered two defeats knocking them out of the tournament.
At 113 pounds, O-G's Logan Balbaugh saw his season end as he was pinned by Paulding's Kage Seals in 1:57. At 126 pounds, the Titans Ajan Brown lost to New London's Trevor Reed by a pin at the 1:17 point of their match and at 170 pounds, New London's Nick Bene pinned the Titans' Jeremy Gibson in 3:08.
O-G's 285 pound wrestler Shaun Gibson did not compete at the district tournament after suffering a knee injury in the sectionals.