2023-24 All-SWC Wrestling Honors

Elyria High School senior Connor Holm was named the 2023-24 Southwestern Conference Most Valuable Player following the conclusion of the SWC Wrestling season.

Amherst Steele Head Coach Bill Walker was selected 2023-24 SWC Coach of the Year. Walker is retiring after 34 years of coaching and led the Comets to the SWC Tournament title this season.

Results of the SWC Championship determined the first and second team recipients. Each school also gets two honorable mention.

2023-24 SWC MVP
Connor Holm, Elyria

2023-24 SWC Coach of the Year
Bill Walker, Amherst Steele

2023-24 All-SWC First Team
106 – Ian Rottari, North Ridgeville
113 – Shamus Fogarty, Elyria
120 – Vananthony Trunzo, Amherst Steele
126 – Anthony Mrosko, Avon
132 – Blake Cancel, Elyria
138 – Jack Valerino, Avon Lake
144 – Andrew Connelly, Olmsted Falls
150 – Hunter Anderson, Midview
157 – Connor Holm, Elyria
165 – Terrell Calhoun, Elyria
175 – Adam Schumacher, Avon
190 – Felipe Covarrubias, Avon Lake
215 – Eian Englehart, Avon
285 – Clay Broadhurst, Avon Lake

2023-24 All-SWC Second Team
106 – Chase Chandler, Amherst Steele
113 – Vinnie Bonominio, Amherst Steele
120 – Isaac Green, Elyria
126 – Nate Grieger, Avon Lake
132 – N/A
138 – John Foye, Avon
144 – Brayden Patterson, Avon Lake
150 – Gavin Andrews, Avon Lake
157 – Isaac Vasquez, Elyria
165 – Austin LaForce, Berea-Midpark
175 – Nathanial Shenberger, Midview
190 – Ryan Auvil, Amherst Steele
215 – Josh Heath, Avon Lake
285 – Jeremiah Kelly, Avon

2023-24 All-SWC Honorable Mention
Caleb Crawford (150), Amherst Steele
Matthew Vidovich (144), Amherst Steele
Tommy Freeman (157), Avon
Niko Kalamaras (165), Avon
Will Schnabel (157), Avon Lake
Noah Finley (175), Berea-Midpark
Brandon DeBlasis (126), Berea-Midpark
Ryan Scott (144), Elyria
Bennett Wachter (106), Elyria
Gabe Borror (165), Midview
Austin Dye (285), Midview
Nate Bober (132), North Ridgeville
Caleb Grimm (157), North Ridgeville
Brady Hexter (120), Olmsted Falls
Cort Zahorchak (195), Olmsted Falls

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Midview’s Dye Earns SWC Boys Wrestling Athlete of the Week Honors

The Southwestern Conference released its Boys Wrestling Athlete of the Week for December 11-17 this evening. Below is this week’s honoree:

Boys Wrestling Athlete of the Week
Austin Dye

Austin defeated a 2022 State qualifier during Thursdays Dual versus Avon Lake. He then placed third at the 29-team Doan Ford Invitational, hosted by Barnesville. Dye defeated the 12-ranked wrestler in D2 and the second-ranked wrestler in D3.

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