Poland’s Mike Audi takes first at tournament
Neighbors | Submitted .Poland High School's wrestling team finished in nineth place overall at the Josh Hephner Memorial Tournament with two fourth place finishes by sophomore Trey Ellis.
Neighbors | Submitted Poland High School placed five wrestlers at the Josh Hephner Memorial Tournament at Fitch High School. Pictured, from left, are Dante Ginnetti, Anthony Audi, Trey Ellis, Bruno Spottleson, and Mike Audi.
Neighbors | Submitted .Mike Audi, (left), won the championship match against Fitch’s Camran Rezapourian with a score of 5-3 at at the Josh Hephner Memorial Tournament.
Poland placed five wrestlers at the Josh Hephner Memorial Tournament at Austintown Fitch High School, with 30 of the top teams from Northeast Ohio in attendance at the largest local high school wrestling tournament of the year.
Poland’s Mike Audi, one of the top ranked wrestlers in the state, was the only local wrestler to place first at the tournament by defeating Fitch’s Camran Rezapourian in a 5-3 victory that advanced Audi’s record to 26-4 for the year as he sets his sights on a return trip to the state tournament in Columbus.
Poland competed with schools from all three divisions and finished ninth overall, with two fourth place finishes by sophomores Trey Ellis and Anthony Audi, a sixth place finish by sophomore Dante Ginnetti and a seventh place finish by junior Bruno Spottleson. Poland will be wrestling at Canfield High School for the East Ohio Wrestling League Tournament.