The 41st edition of the annual Medina Invitational Wrestling Tournament was held Dec. 27 & 28 at Medina High as Brunswick topped a field of 51 teams from northern Ohio and beyond.
Once again this year the event lived up to the storied history of the MIT, a book whose chapters read like a Who’s Who of Ohio as well as U.S. high school wrestling history.
This year’s event was dominated by Medina County teams, In fact, the finals set the stage for February when the battle between Brunswick and Wadsworth could again make history on the sectional tournament stage. As for this year’s MIT, Brunswick won as Nick Kiussis (160 pounds) and Aaron Naples (195) took individual championships and Garrett Lambert (132) and Josh Heil (145) finished as runners-up. Wadsworth placed six individuals in taking second place team honors.