Valley wrestler falls in state championship; one of seven local medalist


Beaver Local's Logan Ours fell in the Division II 145-pound state championship on Sunday

Beaver Local Schools' wrestler Logan Ours

Courtesy of Mike Helm

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WKBN) – Beaver Local wrestler Logan Ours fell in the Division II 145-pound state championship Sunday to Graham Local’s Alex Martin, finishing second in the state.

Ours finishes the season 33-1.

In all, seven local wrestlers medaled across the three divisions.

In Division I, Colin Roberts took third place in the 138-pound weight class after topping Lancaster’s Jacob Reed in a 5-4 decision.

Also in Division I, Boardman’s Jake Powell finished fourth. Powell fell in his 285-pound third place match against Ethan Green of Fremont Ross.

Elsewhere in Division II action, West Branch senior Kenny Marra finished sixth in the 220-pound weight class. Marra lost his fifth place match with Reese Skaggs of St. Clairesville.

A trio of South Range wrestlers took home fifth place finishes in Division III.

Michael Markulin topped Fairview’s Jack Elmore with a 9-8 decision in his fifth place 126 showdown. Logan Cormell followed suit in 170 with a win against Edison’s Remington Bauer 5-3. As did Raymond Cmil with a 4-1 win over Delta’s Carson Chiesa in 120.

Western Reserve’s Seth Phillips won a fifth place medal in the 285 pound weight class, becoming the first Blue Devils wrestler to place at state in program history.

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