Boys Varsity Wrestling · Tri-Valley wrestling Scotties celebrate 2018-19 season with annual awards and recognition banquet


Back on April 2, in the Tri-Valley High School cafetorium, Coach Jon Hardman and his Scottie wrestling team celebrated their successful 2018-19 wrestling season with their annual awards banquet.

Coach Hardman distributed hard-earned first year varsity letters to: Coleson McCullough, Joseph Boyd, Isaiah Armstrong, Cai Reynolds, David Coleman, Andy Hill, and team statisticians, Dakota Higgins and Amelia Robinson.

Second-year varsity letters were earned for another solid season by: Garrett Folden, Cullen Van Rooyen, Joseph Eckelberry, Karter Jones, Alex Niner, Porter Blackmond, Seth Schneider, Connor McIntire, A.J. Collins, and second-year team statistician, Brooke Hunter.

Third-year varsity letters – and third-year varsity plaques – were earned by the following well-deserving, veteran Scottie wrestlers:  Tyler Crawford, Spencer Campbell, Dylan Hines, Curtis Huy, and Sawyer Hanby.

Tri-Valley senior wrestler Sky Wisecarver (pictured below) – a two-time state wrestling meet qualifier – was honored with his fourth-year varsity letter, and a four-year letter trophy.

Coach Hardman recognized and honored the following Scottie wrestlers, with the following team awards:

Most Improved:  Dylan Hines (13 wins in 2018, then 47 wins this season)

Most Pins:  Joseph Eckelberry (33 – a new TVHS wrestling school record)

Most Takedowns: Dylan Hines (128)

Dawg Pound Award:  Dylan Hines

Last Man Standing:  Two-time state meet qualifier, Sky Wisecarver

Captains Award:  Sky Wisecarver, Sawyer Hanby, Dylan Hines, and A.J. Collins

Tri-Valley High School athletic director Mr. Erin Nezbeth was on hand to recognize and honor the following TVHS wrestling program student-athletes who earned a varsity letter this season, while maintaining at least a 3.5 grade-point-average in the classroom, earning Muskingum Valley League Scholar Athlete honors:  (pictured below, left to right) Tyler Crawford, Garrett Folden, Curtis Huy, Sky Wisecarver, and Connor McIntire.  Also earning MVL Scholar Athlete honors was second-year team statistician, Brooke Hunter (not pictured)

Congratulations to Coach Hardman and the wrestling Scotties on another outstanding season!