Boys Varsity Wrestling · Wrestlers Finish 8th at CIC Meet


The wrestling team competed at the CIC Championships yesterday. Unfortunately, the Bruins took part with only three wrestlers limiting their chances for team success.

Oliver Baronick finished 2nd on the day at 285 to lead the Bruins. Ethan Watt finished 5th at 145.  Melvin Hernandez finished 6th at 182.

Individual Results:

145: Ethan Watt (16-14) placed 5th and scored 10.00 team points.

  • Quarterfinal – Jaren Glass (Madison-Grant) 18-13 won by fall over Ethan Watt (Blackford) 16-14 (Fall 5:20)
  • Cons. Round 1 – Ethan Watt (Blackford) 16-14 won by forfeit over FF FF (Alexandria) 0-3 (For.)
  • Cons. Semi – Julian Garcia (Oak Hill) 18-10 won by decision over Ethan Watt (Blackford) 16-14 (Dec 4-0)
  • 5th Place Match – Ethan Watt (Blackford) 16-14 won by injury default over Jaren Glass (Madison-Grant) 18-13 (Inj. 0:00)

182: Melvin Hernandez (19-12) placed 6th and scored 7.00 team points.

  • Quarterfinal – Melvin Hernandez (Blackford) 19-12 won by fall over Ben Kyle (Frankton) 2-2 (Fall 1:32)
  • Semifinal – Jalen Morgan (Elwood) 32-4 won by fall over Melvin Hernandez (Blackford) 19-12 (Fall 4:35)
  • Cons. Semi – Mikey Smith (Alexandria) 14-16 won by major decision over Melvin Hernandez (Blackford) 19-12 (MD 16-7)
  • 5th Place Match – Ben Kyle (Frankton) 2-2 won by fall over Melvin Hernandez (Blackford) 19-12 (Fall 0:31)

285: Oliver Baronick (25-3) placed 2nd and scored 20.00 team points.

  • Quarterfinal – Oliver Baronick (Blackford) 25-3 won by fall over Julian Martinez (Frankton) 1-3 (Fall 3:04)
  • Semifinal – Oliver Baronick (Blackford) 25-3 won by fall over Trevor Savage (Alexandria) 17-13 (Fall 1:49)
  • 1st Place Match – Marcus Stone (Elwood) 36-3 won by decision over Oliver Baronick (Blackford) 25-3 (Dec 9-3)