The Glenwood wrestlers showed major improvement since their last tournament as they finished sixth out of 16 teams at the AMS invitational this past weekend. The Spartans won three matches and lost two. The team lost to Southeast, 24-66 and to Solon, 42-43. Glenwood beat Salem 72-18, Hubbard 66 -30, and Hickory, Pa., 51-34. Despite the two losses, the team wrestled their best of the season.
The following wrestlers all won matches: Brandon Wallace, Matt Maroni, Conner Kochansky, Chris Dailey, David Dutko, Cole Pollak, Nick Patoray, Sam Varga, AJ Pantaleo, Tyler Dempsey, Tyler Stolar, Zach Hodges, Jared Hoover, Brandon Alm, Anton Finch, Seth Golden.
Alex Birchfield won all five of his matches, three by pin. Danny Boerio won all five matches by pin. Glenwood will be wrestling in the Columbiana Clipper Challenge Jan. 21.
Boardman Center's 'Big Abe', Abal-Halal Meh competes in the heavyweight division at the Austintown Middle School Wrestling Invitational on Saturday.