Blue Devils 3rd at Bob Zide Rumble


By Alex Hawley - [email protected]



Gallia Academy senior Anthony Sipple takes down a Warren opponent during a bout at GAHS on January 6.


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WILLIAMSTOWN, W.Va. — The Gallia Academy wrestling team claimed third place out of 23 teams on Saturday at the Bob Zide Rumble, hosted by Williamstown High School.

Shadyside won the competition with a score of 181.5, followed by East Fairmont with a 173 and GAHS with a 166.5.

Three Blue Devils earned first place on the day, they were senior Anthony Sipple and juniors Jared Stevens and Kaleb Crisenberry. Sipple went 3-0 in the 195-pound weight class, winning by fall in each of the three bouts. Stevens went 3-0 at the 120-pound level with two falls and one 6-0 decision victory. Crisenberry went 4-0 in the 145 category with two falls, a 3-0 decision and a 6-5 decision.

GAHS also had a trio of second place finishers, they were seniors Ryan Terry and Justin Reynolds and sophomore Caleb Greenlee. Terry was 2-1 at the 170 level, with all three bouts being going to decision. Reynolds, a 182-pounder, claimed a victory via fall and a win by decision, with a decision loss. Caleb Greenlee went 2-1 at the 106 level with a win via fall, a win via decision and a loss by decision

Finishing fourth in the Blue and White were senior Isaiah Holley and sophomore Kyle Greenlee in the 132 and 113 categories respectively. Holley went 4-2 with all four wins via fall, while Kyle Greenlee was 2-2 with a technical fall and an injury win.

GAHS returns to the mat on Wednesday at New Lexington in the Team Dual Regional.

Complete results of the 2016 Bob Zide Rumble can be found on the web at www.wvmat.com

Gallia Academy senior Anthony Sipple takes down a Warren opponent during a bout at GAHS on January 6.
http://mydailytribune.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/web1_2.3-GA-Sipple.jpgGallia Academy senior Anthony Sipple takes down a Warren opponent during a bout at GAHS on January 6. Alex Hawley/OVP Sports

By Alex Hawley

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