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28th out of 104 at State
Saturday, March 11, 2017   |   Match Story
ROCKY RIVER --  James Handwerk finishes his season as the 182 lb state runner-up. Handwerk battled Zach Steiner of Norwayne to a 1-1 tie in regulation. Steiner was able to get the winning takedown in overtime. Handwerk finishes his Lutheran West career as the most decorated wrestler in Lutheran West History. He is a 3 time state finalist, 2 time state champion, 3 time PAC Champion, 2 time PAC MVW, finished with a career record 163-11, holds the school record for fastest pin (:07), most takedowns in a match (18), most career wins (163), most career pins (101), and most career takedowns (382). "It has been an honor to be able to coach James these last four years", stated Coach Ressler. "He has put Lutheran West Wrestling on the mat and the younger guys all aspire to follow in his footsteps."


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DateOpponentResults
Fri 12/2/11 Fairview W, 36-22
Sat 12/3/11 Longhorn Super Quad 1st out of 8
Thu 12/8/11 @Shaker Hts. W, 42-37
Thu 12/8/11 @Midview L, 63-17
Sat 12/10/11 @Cardinal Invitational 7th
Thu 12/15/11 @Oberlin* W, 60-5
Thu 12/15/11 @Black River* L, 32-30
Sat 12/17/11 @JB Firestone Tourn 10th out of 14
Fri 12/23/11 @Tippecanoe Holiday Tournament 10th out of 15
Thu 1/5/12 @Columbia* W, 54-27
Thu 1/5/12 @Keystone* L, 44-30
Thu 1/12/12 @Fairview* W, 41-27
Thu 1/12/12 @Brookside* L, 39-33
Sat 1/14/12 @Independence W, 47-24
Sat 1/14/12 @Chagrin Falls W, 48-21
Thu 1/19/12 Brooklyn* W, 57-16
Thu 1/19/12 Firelands* W, 60-16
Thu 1/26/12 @Clearview* L, 47-35
Thu 1/26/12 @Buckeye* L, 40-36
Sat 2/4/12 @Gribble Classic 8th out of 10
Sat 2/11/12 @PAC-12 Championship 8th out of 12
Sat 2/18/12 @Sectional @ Brooklyn 6th
Sat 2/25/12 @District @ Garfield Heights 30th, 20.5-
Thu 3/1/12 @State Tournament 94th out of 121
Sat 12/1/12 Longhorn Super Quad 1st out of 8
Thu 12/6/12 @Midview W, 37-36
Thu 12/6/12 @North Ridgeville L, 51-13
Sat 12/8/12 @Cardinal Invitational 3rd out of 18
Thu 12/13/12 St. Edward's Green Team L, 67-6
Thu 12/13/12 Willoughby South W, 61-17
Sat 12/22/12 @Black River Invitational 12th out of 14
Sat 12/29/12 @Medina Invitational 38th out of 39
Thu 1/3/13 @Keystone* W, 37-36
Thu 1/3/13 @Wellington* W, 31-30
Sat 1/5/13 @Perry Invitational 15th out of 17
Thu 1/10/13 @Oberlin* W, 75-3
Thu 1/10/13 @Brooklyn* W, 49-17
Thu 1/17/13 @Clearview* W, 42-39
Thu 1/17/13 @Columbia* W, 66-14
Wed 1/23/13 @Keystone L, 44-21
Thu 1/24/13 Firelands* W, 72-11
Thu 1/24/13 Fairview* W, 53-18
Sat 2/2/13 @PAC-12 Tournament* 5th
Fri 2/15/13 @Sectionals 5th after day 1
Sat 2/16/13 @Sectionals 6th place
Fri 2/22/13 @Districts 22nd after day 1
Sat 2/23/13 @Districts 24th out of 54
Sat 11/23/13 @GCWCOA All-Star Preview 44th
Sat 11/30/13 Longhorn Super Quad 2nd out of 10
Thu 12/12/13 Willoughby South Blue L, 36-30
Thu 12/12/13 Mentor Red L, 33-24
Fri 12/13/13 @Walsh Ironman No Team Score
Thu 12/19/13 Brookside* L, 57-14
Thu 12/19/13 Clearview* W, 41-28
Sat 12/21/13 @JB Firestone Tournament 13th out of 14
Fri 12/27/13 @Medina Invitational 43rd out of 44
Fri 1/3/14 @Perry Pin City Tournament 15th out of 16
Thu 1/16/14 @Fairview* W, 38-24
Thu 1/16/14 @Brooklyn* W, 43-24
Wed 1/22/14 @Warrensville Heights W, 60-0
Wed 1/22/14 @Berkshire W, 18-60
Thu 1/23/14 @Black River* W, 52-24
Thu 1/23/14 @Wellington* L, 45-30
Thu 1/30/14 @Oberlin* W, 66-6
Thu 1/30/14 @Columbia* W, 34-29
Sat 2/1/14 PAC-12 Conf Tourn 5th out of 12
Sat 2/15/14 @Sectionals 5th out of 13
Fri 2/21/14 @Districts 16th out of 54
Thu 2/27/14 @State 41st after day 1
Fri 2/28/14 @State 28th after day 2
Sat 3/1/14 @State 23rd after day 3
Sat 12/6/14 SuperQuad 3rd out of 10
Fri 12/12/14 @Ironman Invit 45th out of 86
Sat 12/13/14 @Ironman Invit 44th out of 86
Sat 12/20/14 @JBF Inv 7th out of 14
Sat 12/27/14 @Medina Invit 27th out of 50
Sun 12/28/14 @Medina Invit 25th out of 50
Fri 1/2/15 @Perry Tourn 11th out of 17
Sat 1/3/15 @Perry Tourn 11th out of 17
Thu 1/15/15 @Oberlin* W, 29-15
Thu 1/15/15 @Brooklyn* W, 39-6
Thu 1/22/15 Buckeye* W, 42-27
Thu 1/22/15 Wellington* L, 33-30
Thu 1/29/15 @Fairview* W, 41-36
Thu 1/29/15 @Columbia* W, 27-24
Sat 2/7/15 @PAC Tourn* 2nd out of 12
Tue 2/10/15 @Clearview* W, 41-30
Tue 2/10/15 @Brookside* L, 48-28
Thu 2/12/15 @Independence L, 40-30
Thu 2/12/15 @Valley Forge W, 42-6
Fri 2/27/15 @Sectionals Day
Sat 2/28/15 @Sectionals Day 5th out of 13
Fri 3/6/15 @Districts Day 14th out of 50
Sat 3/7/15 @Districts Day 9th out of 50
Thu 3/12/15 @State Day 1 16th out of 109
Fri 3/13/15 @State Day 2 10th out of 109
Sat 3/14/15 @State Day 3 10th out of 109
Wed 11/25/15 @All-Star Preview
Sat 12/5/15 Longhorn Super 3rd out of 8
Fri 12/11/15 @Ironman Invit 58th out of 95
Sat 12/12/15 @Ironman Invit 50th out of 95
Sat 12/19/15 @Firestone Invi 9th out of 13
Sun 12/27/15 @Medina Invit 37th after day 1
Mon 12/28/15 @Medina Invit 34th out of 55
Thu 1/7/16 Firelands L, 66-17
Thu 1/7/16 Fairview L, 57-22
Fri 1/8/16 @Perry Tourn* 10th out of 15
Sat 1/9/16 @Perry Tourn* 10th out of 15
Thu 1/14/16 @Keystone* L, 48-30
Thu 1/14/16 Wellington* L, 54-12
Thu 1/21/16 Oberlin* W, 45-30
Thu 1/21/16 Brooklyn* L, 42-35
Wed 1/27/16 Columbia L, 42-30
Thu 1/28/16 Clearview* L, 42-32
Thu 1/28/16 Columbia* L, 45-30
Sat 2/6/16 PAC Tourn* 8th out of 12
Thu 2/11/16 @Kirtland
Thu 2/11/16 @Kirtland
Sat 2/20/16 Sectionals Day 7th out of 14
Fri 2/26/16 District Day 1 17th out of 51
Sat 2/27/16 District Day 2 17th out of 51
Thu 3/3/16 State Day 1 22nd out of 113
Fri 3/4/16 State Day 2 17th out of 113
Sat 3/5/16 State Day 3 15th out of 113
Fri 12/2/16 Lorain Tourn 10th out of 17
Sat 12/3/16 Lorain Tourn 7th out of 17
Sat 12/17/16 @JB Firestone 4th out of 12
Tue 12/27/16 @Medina Invit 40th out of 44
Wed 12/28/16 @Medina Invit 32nd out of 44
Thu 1/5 @Black River* L, 40-39
Thu 1/5 @Wellington* L, 39-36
Fri 1/6 @Pin City Tourn 13th out of 18
Sat 1/7 @Pin City Tourn 14th out of 18
Thu 1/12 Clearview* W, 48-36
Thu 1/12 Brookside* L, 48-36
Mon 1/16 LW JV Tourn Cancelled
Thu 1/19 @Oberlin* W, 57-14
Thu 1/19 @Columbia* W, 45-36
Wed 1/25 Cuyahoga Hts W, 48-30
Wed 1/25 @Tuslaw L, 72-9
Thu 1/26 @Fairview* L, 42-30
Thu 1/26 @Brooklyn* W, 54-18
Sat 1/28 @Elyria Duals 5th out of 10
Sat 2/4 PAC-12 Tourn* 6th out of 12
Thu 2/9 @Independence L, 42-29
Thu 2/9 @Wooster L, 54-25
Sat 2/25 Sectional 3rd out of 13
Fri 3/3 District 8th out of 52
Sat 3/4 District 7th out of 52
Thu 3/9 State 20 out of 104
Fri 3/10 State 23rd out of 104
Sat 3/11 State 28th out of 104
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