Boys Varsity Wrestling · Win State Tourney. End of year awards.


  Place Points
Graham High School 1st 123.5

Division II started the 2018-2019 season with 160 schools assigned in the individual wrestling tournament. By the time sectionals and districts were over and wrestlers advanced to the state tournament, there remained 97 schools represented. Graham took 1st place with 123.5 team points under the leadership of first-year coach Travis McIntosh. This is Graham’s 19th consecutive STATE Wrestling Individual Tournament Championship.
Champions for Graham:
138 Alek Martin
152 Jeffrey Thomas
Runner-up:
132 Nick Moore
3rd place:
106 Nolan Gessler
285 Johnny Shafer
4th place:
160 Isaiah Stickley
End of year INDIVIDUAL Awards:
–Academic All-Ohio Nomination: qualified to state; sophomore, junior or senior; 3.5 or higher GPA: Trace Braun, Chris Kelly, Alek Martin, Isaiah Stickley
–Most Outstanding Wrestler: Jeffrey Thomas
–Best Offensive Wrestler: Alek Martin
–Falcon Award: Nick Moore
–Most Improved Wrestler: Isaiah Stickley
–True Grit Award: Johnny Shafer
–Selflessness Award: Tanner Jordan
–Comeback Award: Nolan Gessler
–CBC Sportsmanship Award: Tanner Jordan
–GMVWA Tournament, Most Pins in Least Time, All Rounds, 5 pins, 8:40: Eric Thomas
–Outstanding Wrestler CBC, Mad River Division: Johnny Shafer
–GMVWA, Division II First Team: 106 Nolan Gessler, 113 Trace Braun, 126 Chris Kelly, 132 Nick Moore, 152 Jeffrey Thomas, 160 Isaiah Stickley, 220 Trey Pence, 285 Johnny Shafer
–GMVWA, Division II Second Team: 120 Dawson Show, 138 Alek Martin, 182 Nolan Neves, 195 William Mannier
–GMVWA, Division II Special Mention: 145 D’artagnan Spitler
–CBC Champions: 106 Nolan Gessler, 113 Trace Braun, 120 Dawson Show, 126 Chris Kelly, 132 Nick Moore, 138 Alek Martin, 152 Jeffrey Thomas, 160 Isaiah Stickley, 170 Eric Thomas, 220 Trey Pence, 285 Johnny Shafer
End of Year TEAM Awards:
–League Title – 26th Consecutive CBC Division Title
–District Champions every year since 1995
–Division II State Dual Team Tournament Champion
–Division II State Individual Tournament Champion – 19th Consecutive Year
–GMVWA Mat Poll Champs, Division
–First Year Graham Falcon Coach – Travis McIntosh