Rocky River Varsity Wrestling

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Aggressive Pirates kick off circuit duals

PARMA HEIGHTS, Ohio — Rocky River split a league double, going 1-1 as the Pirates opened Great Lakes Conference action on Thursday. In a meet hosted by Holy Name High School, a Pirate squad which placed fourth in last year’s GLC Tournament defeated Elyria Catholic (36-18) and lost to Normandy (42-27). Rocky River (2-5, 1-1

River splits in home debut

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio — The Grappling Pirates went 1-1 on their home mat, defeating John Marshall and losing to Painesville Riverside, on Saturday. Rocky River (1-4) started its day with a 51-21 loss to Riverside. The Beavers took 4-of-6 bouts and were the beneficiaries of four forfeits. The Pirates then defeated John Marshall, 42-18. In

Back on the mats; RR battles big field at Kenston

BAINBRIDGE, Ohio — Rocky River competed in the Kenston Invitational on Friday and Saturday. The Pirates placed 38th in a field of 40 squads. Leading the way for the River matmen were 106-pounder Matt Williams (3-2 record with two wins by fall) and 113-pounder Ryan Maloney (2-2). “Overall, the guys were competitive in some bouts

River topped in two at Benedictine

CLEVELAND — The Wrestling Pirates dropped both ends of a double-dual meet hosted by Benedictine High School on Friday. The host Bengals defeated Rocky River, 48-22; Cleveland Central Catholic downed the Pirates by a final of 52-16. “We showed that we have some holes as a young and building team,” said Head Coach Dan Juliani.

Pirates bested in Monday matinee

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio — The Wrestling Pirates opened their 2018-19 dual campaign with Monday matinee contest against the crosstown Lutheran West Longhorns. In a revival of previous tradition, wrestling in front of the LWHS student body, pep band, and cheerleaders at a 2:15 p.m. start time, the Longhorns defeated the Pirates, 51-30. Forfeits in 10

Pirates take 7th at Saturday invite

CUYAHOGA HEIGHTS, Ohio — Rocky River earned an impressive seventh-place finish in a field of a dozen talented teams at Saturday’s Redskin Invitational. [results] Led by Matt Williams’ runner-up finish at 113 pounds, the Wrestling Pirates earned 92 team points in the meet. “We wrestled very well during the pool wrestling,” said Head Coach Dan

Pirate grapplers open season with two-day event at Avon Lake

AVON LAKE, Ohio – Rocky River opened its season at the two-day Cobos Insurance Classic, a Friday-Saturday event hosted by Avon Lake High School. The Wrestling Pirates placed 11th – four spots better than their showing in the same meet a year ago – on the strength of placement finishes by senior Tommy Koch, junior