Delphos Jefferson produced five conference champions on Saturday as the Wildcats beat Lima Central Catholic in the 2012 Northwest Conference Tournament at Columbus Grove.  The Wildcats finished with 291 points to 279 for LCC.  Columbus Grove finished third with 240 points.  The Wildcats’ win ended Allen East’s four year reign as NWC wrestling champions. This tournament also marked the first official athletic event to be held in the new Columbus Grove High School gymnasium.

Bluffton’s Zach Wilson (145) and Delphos Jefferson’s Curtis Miller (220) were named Co-Wrestlers of The Year in the NWC.  Mike Wilson of Delphos Jefferson was voted by his peers as NWC Coach of The Year.

2012 NWC Wrestling Tournament
1. Delphos Jefferson 291, 2. Lima Central Catholic 279, 3. Columbus Grove 240, 4. Bluffton 234, 5. Spencerville 209, 6. Allen East 182.5, 7. Paulding 127, 8. Ada 85, 9. Lincolnview 42

Complete Results

Individual NWC Champions
106: Tregg Keysor, Columbus Grove
113: Gaige Rassman, Delphos Jefferson
120: Tyler Baker, Allen East
126: Brandon McCormick, Lima Central Catholic
132: Jacob Garmatter, Bluffton
138: Colt Lovejoy, Allen East
145: Zach Wilson, Bluffton
152: Darren Edinger, Delphos Jefferson
160: J.R. Conyers, Allen East
170: Bobby Sunderhaus, Lima Central Catholic
182: David Gremling, Lima Central Catholic
195: Colin McConnahea, Delphos Jefferson
220: Curtis Miller, Delphos Jefferson
285: Geoff Ketcham, Delphos Jefferson