STEUBENVILLE -It will be Big Red and Claymont part II for the Division II, Region 12 team championship. The winner will advance to the state dual event at St. John Arena on the campus of The Ohio State University. The action is set to begin at 7 p.m.
Big Red advanced in the OHSAA-sponsored event by besting Cambridge 54-21 and Beaver Local 46-21 Wednesday on the home mats.
In the semifinal match against Beaver Local, Big Red fell behind early (18-13) before taking control.
The O'Dell brothers (Zach at 152 and Andrew at 160) got the Big Red rolling. Mark Cole (170) followed with a pin and Charlie Keenan (182) won by forfeit. Brandon Jones recorded a pin at 195 to make it 40-18 Big Red. Greg Moray then was awarded an injury default at 220.
Double winners for Big Red were Tariq Wilson (106), Anthony Craig (126), Anthony Parada (132), Andrew O'Dell, Cole, Keenan, Jones and Moray.