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2023 CDAB Tournament Seeding and Coaches Meetings

The 2022-23 tournament seeding will be completed online using the Central District Athletic Baord website prior to the mandatory draw meeting of coaches.  Seeding instructions and coaches login information will be emailed to the athletic administrator at each participating school the week of January 23, 2023.  All Schools - Please adhere to the deadlines below as there are penalties for each missed deadline.
 
February 5 - 3:00 p.m.  Deadline for submission of point values for returning wrestlers.
February 7 - 5:00 p.m.  Tabulation of information submitted by coaches and rankings will be emailed to each head coach.
February 9 - 3:00 p.m.  Deadline for head coach to challenge point values assigned by other coaches.
February 12 - 2:00 p.m.  VIRTUAL Mandatory coaches meeting using Microsoft Teams to select a sectional site.
Bob Britton ([email protected]) will email each head coach the link to their specific division virtual coaches meeting(s).  Coaches are encouraged to print and materials provided in those emails from Bob Britton to expedite the meeting process.

2023 Central District Tournament Information - All Divisions

Tournament Manager: Tom Rooney, B: 614-325-1515; Email: [email protected]
CDAB Board Member Wrestling Liaison: Mark Shively, Director of Classified Personnel, Support Services and Business Manager, Newark City Schools.
P: 740-670-7046; Email: [email protected]
 
Tournament Team Pass List:  To be used by all schools for the sectional and district tournaments hosted by the Central District Athletic Board.
Participating Schools
DIVISION I
Division I Schools Entering a Tournament Team (7 or more weight classes): 
Central District Schools:  Big Walnut, Canal Winchester, Central Crossing, Delaware Hayes, Dublin Coffman, Dublin Jerome, Dublin Scioto, Franklin Heights, Gahanna Lincoln, Grove City, Hilliard Bradley, Hilliard Darby, Hilliard Davidson, Lancaster, Licking Heights, Marion Harding, Marysville, Mifflin, Mount Vernon, New Albany, Newark, Northland, Olentangy, Olentangy Berlin, Olentangy Liberty, Olentangy Orange, Pickerington Central, Pickerington North, Reynoldsburg, St. Charles, Teays Valley, Thomas Worthington, Upper Arlington, Walnut Ridge, Watkins Memorial, West, Westerville Central, Westerville North, Westerville South, Westland, Whetstone, Worthington Kilbourne. (42)
Southeast Schools:  Logan. (1)
Division I Schools Entering Tournament Individuals (6 or less weight classes):  Briggs, Groveport Madison. (2)
 
DIVISION II
Division II Schools Entering a Tournament Team (7 or more weight classes):  Bexley, Bishop Hartley, Bishop Watterson, Bloom-Carroll, Buckeye Valley, Centennial, Granville, Hamilton Township, Highland (Marengo), Johnstown, Jonathan Alder, Lakewood (Hebron), Licking Valley, Linden McKinley, London, Marion-Franklin, River Valley (Caledonia), South (Columbus), St. Francis DeSales (Columbus), Whitehall-Yearling. (19)
Division II Schools Entering Tournament Individuals (6 or less weight classes):  East (Columbus), South. (2)
 
DIVISION III
REVISED
1/24/2023 - removed East Knox
Division III Schools Entering a Tournament Team (7 or more weight classes): 
Central District Schools: Amanda-Clearcreek, Bishop Ready, Cardington-Lincoln, Centerburg, Elgin, Fredericktown, Grandview Heights, Heath, Liberty Union, Madison-Plains, Mechanicsburg, Newark Catholic, Northmor, Northridge (Johnstown), North Union, Pleasant, Utica, West Jefferson. (18)
Southeast District Schools: Huntington, Paint Valley, Westfall, Zane Trace. (4)
Division III Schools Entering Tournament Individuals (6 or less weight classes): 
Central District Schools: Columbus Academy, Cristo Rey Columbus, Delaware Christian, East Knox, Fairbanks, Mount Gilead, Ridgedale. (6)
Southeast District Schools: Southeastern (Chillicothe). (1)
Sectional Tournament Information - Sites and Dates
Tournament Team Pass List:  To be used by all schools for the sectional and district tournaments hosted by the Central District Athletic Board.
Division I - February 25, 2023
Marysville High School, 800 Amrine Mill Road, Marysville 43040. Morgan Cotter, Manager. P: 937-209-9915; Email: [email protected]om.
Participating Schools: TBD
     Results
Newark High School, 314 Granville Street, Newark 43055. Aaron Head, Manager. P: 419-545-1681; Email: [email protected].
Participating Schools:  TBD
     Results
Upper Arlington High School, 1625 Zollinger Road, Upper Arlington 43221. Matt Fransen, Manager. P: 614-906-1484; Email: [email protected].
Participating Schools: TBD
     Results
Watkins Memorial High School, 1954 Warrior Way, Pataskala 43062. Jacob Perkins, Manager. P: 740-927-3417, Eamil: [email protected]. Jarod Bell, Asst. Manager, Email: [email protected], B: 740-927-5767.
Participating Schools: TBD
     Results
   Division I District Qualifiers: The top four wrestlers in each weight class advance to the District Tournament at Hilliard Darby HS. 
 
Division II - February 25, 2023
Licking Valley High School, 100 Hainesview Drive NE., Newark 43055. Mark McCullough, Manger. P: 740-763-3186; Email: [email protected].
    Results
Jonathan Alder High School
, 9200 US 42, Plain City 43064. Nick Christopher, Manger. P: 614-746-4004; Email: [email protected].
    Results
Division II District Qualifiers: The top four wrestlers in each weight class advance to the District Tournament.  District qualifiers from the Licking Valley sectional tournament advance to the Northwest District Tournament at Norwalk HS. See tournament information posted on OHSAA.org/NWDAB.
District qualifiers from the Jonathan Alder sectional tournament advance to the Southwest District Tournament at Wilmington HS.  See tournament information posted on OHSAA.org/SWDAB.
 
Division III - February 25, 2023
Ridgedale High School, 3165 Hillman Ford Road, Morral, 43337. Brian Sparling, Manager. B: 740-383-2167 Ext. 404, Email: [email protected]
    Results
Heath High School, 300 Licking View Drive, Heath 43056. Bo Hansen, Manager. B: 740-238-7150, Email: [email protected]
    Results
Division II District Qualifiers: The top four wrestlers in each weight class from the Ridgedale and Heath sectional tournaments advance to the East District Tournament at Cadiz Harrison Central HS. See tournament information posted on OHSAA.org/EDAB.
District Tournament Information
Division I - March 3 and 4, 2023
Hilliard Darby High School, 4200 Leppert Road, Hilliard 43026. Chris Ludban, Manager. B: 614-921-7347, Email: [email protected].
   Tournament Team Pass List
     Results
Division I State Qualifiers: The top four wrestlers in each weight class advance to the State Tournament. 
 
Division II - March 3 and 4, 2023
Hosted by the Southwest District Athletic Board
Wilmington High School, 300 Richardson Place, Wilmington 45177.  Jeff Wiedergold, Manager. P: 937-725-5059; Email: [email protected].
     Results
Division II State Qualifiers: The top four wrestlers in each weight class advance to the State Tournament. 
 
Division III - March 3 and 4, 2023
Harrison Central High School, 100 Huskies Way, Cadiz 43907. Ray Hibbs, Manager, P: 740-942-7710, Email: [email protected].
     Results
Division III State Qualifiers: The top four wrestlers in each weight class advance to the State Tournament. 

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Cal Adams Honored by Central District Athletic Board

Cal Adams (left) receives congratulations from CDAB President, Mark Shively on his retirement as CDAB wrestling tournament manager after 18 years. The Central District Athletic Board would like to thank Cal for his service to the student-athletes of Central Ohio, and wish him well in all future endeavors.

2022 Sectional & District Tournament Evaluations

Coaches use the button above to access the evaluation form. 
Please submit evaluations prior to May 3, 2022.
Nov. 11,  2022
First Day of Coaching
Nov. 12
Earliest Preview Date
Dec. 1
Season Begins
Jan. 9, 2023 
Non-Interscholastic Date (Boys)
Jan. 16 2023
Non-Interscholastic Date (Girls)
Feb. 12
Sectional Tournament Draw
Feb. 20-25
Sectional Tournaments (Boys)
Feb. 27-Mar. 4
District Tournaments (Boys)
Feb. 27 - Mar. 5
Regional Tournaments (Girls)
Mar 10-12
State Tournament 
Mar 12
Season Ends

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