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bystutz.thebeacon@yahoo.com January 2019 S BEACON PORTS SCENE By By Jack Chris Zoller Nobbe beaconsports @live.com sports@goBEACONnews.com Bonomini Named HCAC Offensive MVP Franklin College senior wide receiver Brad Bon- mini was recently named the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) Offen- sive MVP for the 2018 foot- By Bonomini led the ball season. Grizzlies Maxine in several offensive statistical Klump categories during the season. Community Bonomini capped off his Correspondent career with the Grizzlies as a four-year letter winner. xineklump.thebeacon@yahoo.com During his senior year, he led the team with 11 touch- down catches. He took over the primary receiving role on the team after the graduation of several others last season. Due to Bonomini’s quickness and route-running, he quickly became the favorite target of quarterback Braden Smith. He caught a total of 71 passes throughout the season to amass 1224 receiving yards. These totals ranked him sec- ond in regular season statistics in all of NCAA Division III football. For his offensive career with the Grizzlies, THE BEACON Page 1B Bonomini had 2020 yards of receiving and scored 15 total touchdowns. Bonomini, a 2015 East Central graduate, helped lead the Grizzlies to an 8-2 record this year and a share of the HCAC title. He also assumed the punting duties for the Grizzlies during his senior year. He punted 19 times with a 34.9 yard aver- age in his first year in that role. Bonomini also assumed punt and kick return duties for much of his career as a Grizzly. South Dearborn Wrestling Begins Season 3-2 at Elwood The South Dearborn Wres- tling team competed in the Rex Leavitt Invitational at Elwood on November 17 to begin the 2018-2019 season. The Knights were defend- ing champions of the meet but were unable to repeat as champions as it became too much to overcome some inju- ries which occurred during the day as well as forfeiting one weight class. The young Knights squad (sporting 9 of 14 weight classes filled with sophomores and freshmen) started off a bit slow against Alexandria, but they quickly righted the ship to amass a 48-33 dual meet victory. Coach George Gardner’s Knights came back in the next two rounds to defeat Tri 72- 12 and Frankton 51-18. The Knights were doing well but had already sustained a couple Hanover College Victory Bell South Dearborn senior Adam Bushorn and sophomore Bryer Hall. of injuries in the lineup during the day. The fourth dual pitted the Knights against the Delta Eagles. This meet was de- cided by the difference of any one match having gone differently. The Knights fell to Delta 41-36 but sustained yet another injury to the lineup. To finish the day, South Dearborn would face Green- field-Central. Due to the injuries, the Knights made a few lineup changes and opted for several competi- tive matchups in the final dual. The Cougars would win the dual by the score of 48-31. The Knights had two weight class champions on the day in 145-pound sophomore Bryer Hall and 285-pound senior Adam Bushorn. Hall moved up a weight class against Green- field-Central and won an ex- citing match against Cooper Noehre by a score of 11-5. This was a matchup of two state-ranked wrestlers. Other wrestlers going 4-1 on the day were Isaiah Otto, Eli Otto, Austin Boggs, and Zach Dick while Zach Otto was 3-1 losing his only match on an injury default. Going 3-2 on the day for the Knights were Cade McClanahan and Grant McLane. Sam Smith, Kenny Carpenter, and Dylon Neff celebrate with the Victory Bell as part of the Hanover College football program. The Panthers defeated the Franklin College Grizzlies in the rivalry game 23-20 on Nov. 10 to reclaim the bell after a long stay in Franklin. Dylon Neff earned the distinction of being named to the HCAC second team as an offensive lineman for the Panthers. The three members pictured here were also teammates while at South Dearborn High School. Santiago Schutte Riley Reany Maddie Brown Three students in our community have recently set themselves apart by making state and divisional cuts. Riley Reany, age 10, of West Harrison made a state cut in the Girls 9-10 100 yard Backstroke with a time of 1:18.56 at a recent East Central Swim Team meet. Santiago Schutte, age 11, of Sunman made a divisional cut in the Boys 11-12 500 Freestyle with a time of 6:45.17. Maddie Brown, age 10, of Bright made a divi- sional cut in both the Girls 9-10 50-yard breastroke with a time of 47.51 and in the Girls 9-10 100 Breaststroke with a time of 1:42.69 during a recent East Central Swim Team meet. Area Students are All Wet TRUSTED SOLUTIONS FOCUSED ON YOU Civista Bank welcomes Tom Palmer to the Civista Investments team. 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