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Knight wrestlers prepare for huge OVAC tournament

By Staff | Jan 14, 2015

2015 Silver Knight Wrestlers

The Tyler Consolidated High School Silver Knight wrestlers will compete at the 62nd Annual OVAC Wrestling Tournament Jan. 15 – 17 at the WesBanco Arena in Wheeling.

One of the largest high school tournaments of its kind, the OVAC tournament will feature approximately 850 bouts.

Wrestling will begin shortly after 6 p.m. on Jan. 15 with more than 500 grapplers from 39 high schools participating.

On Thursday, the huge opening ceremony will be held promptly at 6 p.m., followed by wrestling immediately at 6:30 p.m. Quarterfinals and consolation matches are scheduled for Friday at 6 p.m. with semi-finals and consolations beginning at noon on Saturday.

Championship bouts will begin just after 6 p.m. with 14 championships decided in this years tournament.

During the tournament, 1990 tournament champions will be recognized before Saturday’s finals.

Tyler Consolidated wrestlers traditionally compete at the OVAC tournament each year.