OWA Wrestlers Battle Hard at PJW Area XI Championships Tournament
The 2017 - 2018 post-season continued as OWA was well represented at the PJW Area XI Championships Tournament at Pope John Paul II HS in Royersford, PA on Saturday March 17th.
In all, we had 9 wrestlers participate in the toughest youth tournament in the Southeastern Pennsylvania region. Place winners included: Jace McKinney (2nd - qualified for states), Keigan Barnes (3rd), and Dylan Hefner (4th).
OWA would like to congratulate Jace McKinney on qualifying for the 2018 Pennsylvania Junior Wrestling Youth Championships at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania on March 23rd - 24th.
His efforts this past weekend have made everyone in the Oxford wrestling community very proud. This will be Jace's 1st trip to states and we wish him all the best as he attempts to bring home a medal in this year's tournament.
Also competing hard at the event were Jayden Cosenzo, Jaxon McKinney, Nathan Vance, Ryan Maiers, Jared Schiable, and Jordan Schiable.
All of the coaches and parents in attendance were very proud of our wrestlers effort throughout the tournament. Special Thanks to coaches Lloyd Vance, Jeremy McKinney and Dave Maiers for supporting the team and their families at the event.
OWA Wrestlers Shine at MAWA - Delaware District Tournament
The 2017 - 2018 season continued for several wrestlers as they began the road to MAWA Eastern Nationals by competing in the Delaware District tournament at AI DuPont HS on March 10th.
Place winners who qualified for the South Regional Tournament included: Jayden Cosenzo (1st), Cannon Hershey (1st), Jeremy McKinney (1st), Nathan Vance (2nd), Landon Meredith (2nd), Sam Howell (3rd), Caleb Swain (3rd), Robbie Bolton (3rd), Dylan Heffner (4th) and Jace McKinney (4th).
Also competing hard at the Delaware tournament was Jaxon McKinney. Additionally Brady Watson will join the group at Regionals as he finished 2nd at the River Hill District.
Good Luck to all the wrestlers when they compete at the MAWA - South Regional in Salisbury, MD on April 14th ! All of the wrestlers had a great time and a special Thanks to Coach Jeremy McKinney, Coach Lloyd Vance and Tim Hershey for coaching.
OWA Has a Strong Showing at 2018 ICWL Championships
It was a successful trip to the 2018 ICWL Championships tournament at XL Sports Center on Sunday February 25th as Oxford finished 22nd out of 46 teams. Nineteen OWA wrestlers were entered in the event and 7 came away as place winners.
1st - Keigan Barnes
2nd - Jace McKinney
2nd - Ben Smith
3rd - Max Morrison
4th - Brady Watson
4th - James Delvescovo
4th - Jon Smith
Also entered in the event and contributing to the team's points were Blake Hostetter, Caleb Swain, Logan Spano, Dylan Heffner, Jared Schiable, Jordan Schiable, Jaxon McKinney, Jeremy McKinney, Max Delvescovo, Nathan Steinmetz, and Ryan Steinmetz.
OWA is very proud of our entire 2017-18 team and we look forward to all of you continuing your wrestling career next season!
Special Thanks to Coach Smith, Coach Watson, Coach McKinney and Coach Steinmetz for supporting our wrestlers/families throughout the entire tournament.