Two area athletes — Todd Sibley of Archbishop Hoban and Danny Clark of Massillon — were named to the MaxPreps.com 2013 Football Freshmen All-American Teams.
Sibley, 5-foot-10, 180 pounds, helped Hoban finish 5-5 last season. He rushed 189 times for 1,201 yards and 12 touchdowns. He also had 10 receptions for 201 yards and one touchdown.
Clark, who is 6-foot-3 and 200 pounds, helped Massillon advance to the Division II playoffs and finish 9-3.
Clark completed 104-of-179 passes for 1,644 yards. He had 17 touchdown passes with seven interceptions.
Clark gave an oral commitment to attend Ohio State University on a scholarship. He can sign a national letter of intent when he is a senior in February, 2017.
Sibley is also generating interest from several Division I colleges.
Panthers win MIT title
Perry won the 39th annual Medina Invitational Tournament last weekend with 233 points. Lakewood St. Edward finished second with 200 points and Wadsworth placed fifth with 119.5 points.
A collection of 44 teams participated and Perry ended the event with three individual champions — Jake Newhouse (120 pounds), David Bavery (126) and Tony Dailey (160). The Panthers also had two second-place finishers — Tommy Genetin (106) and Isaac Bast (170).
Defending state champion Travis Linton of Rootstown won the MIT title at 182 pounds.
Host Bees win title
Brecksville-Broadview Heights hosted its 53rd annual Holiday Wrestling Tournament on Sunday and Monday and emerged victorious with 216 points.
A total of 46 schools competed and the Bees came out on top with two individual champions — Austin Assad (120 pounds) and Austin Strnad (160). Austin Hiles (132), Sonny Lucas (138) and Josh Murphy (195) placed second for the Bees.
Crestwood won the 49th annual Kenston Invitational Tournament last weekend with one individual champion, Jake Zemaitis at 138 pounds.
The Red Devils had five wrestlers place in the top eight of a weight class. Crestwood scored 133½ points and Garfield Heights finished second in the team standings with 133 points.
St. Vincent-St. Mary finished ninth in the 46-team field that competed in the Powerade Wrestling Tournament at Canon McMillan High School in Pennsylvania. The Irish had four wrestlers place.
Walsh Jesuit was 40th in the team standings.
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