All four CHS wrestlers advance to OHSAA state semifinals

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Carrollton senior Josh Carman (138 lbs.) has his hand raised after beating Jefferson Area's Jonathan Bissell 15-2 in the state quarterfinals.
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The morning started ideal for the Carrollton Warriors wrestling team.

The Warriors entered the OHSAA Division II State Wrestling tournament with four state qualifiers – and all four of them have advanced to the semifinals after winning their opening matches Saturday morning.

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All seniors, this core of CHS wrestlers entered the tournament to leave their mark and add to their legacies.

Landon Jenkins (106 lbs.) defeated D.J. Otero of Lutheran West 4-1 in the quarterfinal. Jenkins will wrestle Bexley’s Marius Garcis in the state semifinals. Garcia has not lost a match this season.

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Carrollton senior Landon Jenkins.

Kail Snair (113 lbs.) won his quarterfinal match by pin over Carter Trukovich in 5:37. He will wrestle Claymont freshman Daniel McGarr in the semifinals.

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Carrollton senior Kail Snair.

Levi Pidgeon (126 lbs.) narrowly won his quarterfinal match, beating Wyatt Nemitz of Perkins 4-3. He will wrestle Indian Valley’s Leroy Steagall in the semifinals.

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Carrollton senior Levi Pidgeon (JMN Photo: Nessa Cercone)

Josh Carman (138 lbs.) opened Saturday morning with a 15-2 decision over Jefferson Area’s Jonathan Bissell to advance to the semifinals. Carman will wrestle sophomore James Lindsay of Watterson in the state semifinals.

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Carrollton senior Josh Carman.

Semifinals are slated to take place Saturday evening.