On 12-29-20 the Versailles 7th grade boys basketball team beat Miami East 37-14. The tigers had a tough time scoring vs East’s 1-3-1 zone but in the second half finally figured it out. Scoring for the tigers: Carson Bergman-2 Drake Ahrens-11 Zach Ward-3 Camden Ahrens-2 Ethan Wilker-7 Eli Keiser-2 Cole Williams-4 Marcus Briscoe-6.
On 1-2-21 the Versailles 7th grade boys basketball team beat Fort Loramie 53-13. The tigers defense got better every quarter and the tigers have scored over 50 points 4 times this year. Scoring for the tigers: Carson Bergman-9 Drake Ahrens-14 Zach Ward-3 Ethan Wilker-4 Tony Moorman-2 Eli Keiser-3 Cole Williams-5 Owen Mendenhall-3 Marcus Briscoe-6 Jack Borchers-4
On 1-4-21 the Versailles 7th grade boys basketball team beat Tri-Village 33-31 in overtime. The tigers just out beat Tri-Village with defense and showing more toughness then the other team. The tigers are now 8-2. Scoring for the tigers: Drake Ahrens-10 Zach Ward-4 Camden Ahrens-1 Ethan Wilker-4 Tony Moorman-2 Eli Keiser-4 Cole Williams-4 Marcus Briscoe-2 Jack Borchers-2
On 12-15-20 the Versailles 7th grade boys basketball team beat New Knoxville 55-7. The tigers played lights out defense. They didn’t give up a point in the second and third quarter. Scoring for the tigers: Carson Bergman-10 Brayden Wagner-3 Drake Ahrens-8 Camden Ahrens-6 Max Myers-2 Ethan Wilker-12 Tony Moorman-2 Eli Keiser-2 Cole Williams-9 Marcus Briscoe-1
The Versailles 7th grade boys basketball team beat Arcanum 50-43. The tigers were down In the first half but ran a great full court press in the second half and the Trojans couldn’t handle it. Scoring for the tigers: Carson Bergman-4 Drake Ahrens-7 Camden Ahrens-5 Max Myers-1 Ethan Wilker-16 Cole Williams-4 Marcus Briscoe-9 Jack Borchers-4.
The Versailles 7th grade boys basketball team beat Anna 51-39. The tigers got hot from 3 making 6 through out the game. Scoring for the tigers: Carson Bergman-2 Brayden Wagner-3 Drake Ahrens-5 Zach Ward-9 Camden Ahrens-8 Ethan Wilker-12 Tony Moorman-3 Eli Keiser-2 Jack Borchers-7
The Eighth Grade Boys Basketball team dropped their record to 3 and 4 on the season with a 55 to 39 loss to Anna on Monday. The Tigers battled back from a 12 point halftime deficit to cut the lead to 6 in the third but couldn't get enough stops to overcome the Rockets. Scoring for the Tigers: Jace Watren- 22, Chase Monnin- 8, Ross Francis- 5, James Schmitmeyer- 4
The Eighth grade boys basketball team upped their record to 2 and 3 on the season with a 44 to 28 victory over New Knoxville on Tuesday. Scoring for the Tigers: Jace Watren- 24, Landry Knore- 7, Cam Magoto- 6, Leland Bolin- 2, James Schmitmeyer-2, Chase Monnin- 2, Ross Francis- 1
On Saturday, January 23rd, the Versailles Tiger wrestlers won the 2nd Annual Versailles dual meet tournament. Twelve teams participated in the dual meet tournament and the format was pool style. The young Tigers dominated their pool by beating Northridge 78-9, Waynesville 79-18 and Eaton 57-31. This left Versailles, Wapak, and Indian Lake left to battle it out for the tournament championship. Versailles wrestled a very strong Indian Lake team who had exchanged wins with Versailles in a couple of meetings earlier this year. The Tigers once again went toe to toe with Indian Lake beating them with tie breaker criteria by a final score of 46-45. In the final dual of the afternoon, the task even got taller for the matmen considering they faced a Wapak team who had wiped the floor with them 64-24 the week prior. In a true test of character, the Tigers would not be denied. With several close matches and lots of lead changes, the dual meet ended up being a roller coaster ride. A big overtime victory by Seth Shafer, set the crowd roaring and secured a Tigers victory with the final score of 41-40. Wrestlers going undefeated on the day were: Sam Deland, Trey Huber, Seth Shafer, Brandt Patton & Quentin Grillot.
Last night, the JH wrestlers hosted Greenville. The Tigers were able to dominate the dual meet by a final score of 73-16. Recording wins for Versailles were: Sam Deland, Trey Huber, Seth Shafer, Evan Weaver, Blake Schmitmeyer, Cade Bergman, Emmit Demange, Brandt Patton, Quentin Grillot, Blake Henry, Logan Nerderman, Dalton Johns and Andrew Wuebker. In exhibition action, the Tigers were able to win 4 of 6 matches. Recording wins were: Caleb Bubeck, Colten Spradlin, Dan Rethman and Luke Kaiser.
On Saturday, the Versailles JH wrestlers hosted a quad meet versus Ben Logan, Troy and Wapak. A quad consists of four teams wrestling one another in dual meet format. The Tigers started off the day by defeating Ben Logan by a score of 67-22. The second meet of the morning was against Troy, who the Tigers defeated by a score of 66-25. In the final match of the day, the Tigers fell to a strong Wapak team by a score of 64-24. Going 3-0 on the day were: Sam Deland, Trey Huber, and Andrew Wuebker. The Tigers will host Greenville on Tuesday at 6:30 PM
On Saturday, January 9th, the Versailles JH wrestlers finished 2nd place out of 8 teams at the Wapak invitational. The Tigers had a total of 15 individual placers.
Placing 1st for the Tigers were Trey Huber and Quentin Grillot.
Cade Bergman finished the day with a record of 3-1 which secured a 2nd place finish.
Placing 3rd for the Tigers were Blake Schmitmeyer and Emmit Demange.
Securing 4th place finishes were: Sam Deland, Seth Shafer, Dale Petitjean, Hunter Williams and Andrew Wuebker.
Evan Weaver & Brandt Patton secured 5th place finishes.
Finishing 6th place for the Tigers were: Gavinn Simmons, Blake Henry and Logan Nerderman.
On Tuesday January 5th, the Versailles JH wrestlers hosted Brookville. In an exciting dual meet the Tigers prevailed due to tie breaker criteria favoring them. The meet ended with a score of 42-42, but since the Tigers had more pins than Brookville, per tiebreaker rules, Versailles was deemed the winner. Winning matches for the Tigers were: Trey Huber, Sam Deland, Cade Bergman, Emmit Demange, Quentin Grillot, Blake Henry, Logan Nerderman and Hunter Williams. Picking up wins in exhibition action were: Keegan Yagel, Dan Rethman, Dale Petijean, Evan Weaver, Logan Nerderman, Andrew Wuebker and Luke Kaiser.
On Tuesday, the Versailles JH wrestlers defeated Miam East by a score of 63-18. Recording wins for the Tigers were:Sam Deland, Trey Huber, Evan Weaver, Gavinn Simmons, Cade Bergman, Emmit Demange, Dale Petijean, Blake Henry, Logan Nerderman, Dalton Johns and Keenin Francis. In exhibition action Keegan Yagle and Blake Schmitmeyer recorded wins.
Over the weekend, Junior High Wrestlers traveled to the St. Marys Invitational. The Tigers went 4-1 on the day. Going undefeated from an individual standpoint were: Sam Deland, Trey Huber, Quentin Grillot, Luke Kaiser, and Dale Petijean. The Tigers will travel to Miami East today and then to Vandalia Butler on Saturday
On Tuesday, Versailles JH wrestlers dominated Covington by a score of 63-18. Recording wins for the Tigers were: Trey Huber, Sam Deland, Gavinn Simmons, Cade Bergman, Emmit Demange, Daniel Rethman, Brandt Patton, Quentin Grillot, Blake Henry, Logan Nerderman, Dalton Johns, Andrew Wuebker, Dale Petijean and Luke Kaiser.
On Friday December 4th, the Versailles JH wrestlers hosted Troy, Greenville and Indian Lake in a quad style meet. In the first dual meet of the night, Versailles was able to beat Troy by a score of 60-33.
Next, the Tigers wrestled Indian Lake which was the most exciting dual meet of the night. Being down 36-40 late in the meet, Andrew Wuebker came up with a huge pin to give the Tigers a 42-40 point advantage. Indian Lake then received a forfeit at the 245 lbs weight class to put them back on top 42-46. The dual came down to Sam Deland, who pinned his opponent to secure a 48-46 team victory.
The Tigers then closed out the night with a domination victory over Greenville, defeating them 80-6. The Tigers next challenge will come on Tuesday December 8th at home vs. Covington.