Stratford High School Wrestling: Welcome

Sunday, February 10
Stratford High School Wrestling

Stratford High School Wrestling Team Website

HOME OF THE 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2008, 2009, & 2011 REGION 7-AAAA CHAMPIONS

preview 2012 highlight video

Thursday, January 31
Region Tournament info

Wrestlers are to meet in Gym Lobby at 2:00



Location: Berkeley High School Gym

Date: February 1, 2008

Admission: $6.00 per person over six years of age

Awards: Medals for 1st , 2nd , 3rd

Region Patch and T-shirt for Winners

Seeding Meeting : Wednesday , January 30,2008 at Comfort Suites off Ashley Phosphate Rd. on the access road on the opposite side of I 26 from Northwoods Mall

Concession stand will be open at the tournament . No food in the wrestling area (gym) PLEASE.


3:30 Weigh-in

4:15 Coaches Meeting (Hospitality Room)

4:45 Start Round 1 ( Pigtail )

5:15 Round 2 Championship Semi

6:30 Round 3 Consolation Semi


7:45 Round 4 Finals

Awards will follow the finals

Information: Contact Ron Donlick (843) 819-7017 Cell

(843) 881-9795 Home


Thursday, January 31
State Info


At Irmo High School

February 23, 2008

  Friday:  Practice after school then leave for tournament (have your stuff ready).  After check-in / dinner we plan on going to a movie.  I will provide dinner Friday night, after the tournament, & pay for the movie.  You may want to bring 20 dollars for a t-shirt & minor spending.  Hotel has an indoor heated pool & a fitness room if needed for your last weigh-in this season.  ** You want your weight under control so you can eat dinner Friday night** 

SATURDAY  Weigh Ins: 8:00am in the small gym


Championship Round 1: 9:00am  (3 mats)

Championship Semi-finals: 11:00am (2 mats)

Cons Round 1: 11:00am (1 mat, after completion of semi-finals it will move to 3 mats)

Lunch Break

Cons Semi Finals: 1:30pm (2 mats)

Cons Finals: 3:00pm (2mats)

Championship Finals: 4:30-5:00pm (1mat)


Accommodations:  for any schools that want to come in Friday night.

There are several hotels in the Harbison Irmo area varying in Price Range.  Here are a few hotels in the area.


Comfort Suits  (803) 407-4444  750 Saturn Parkway   ** this is where we are staying**

I-26 to exit 103 (Harbison)  go Rt at exit and hotel is on the left behind Best Buy


Other places in the Area

Amerisuites         (803) 407-1560   

Comfort Inn        (803) 798-0500

Couryard by Marriot  (803) 731-2300

Hampton Inn   (803)

Microtel            (803) 772-1914

Farfield Inn On Columbiana Drive.

 Questions Contact

Tournament Director: Kyle Kimrey



2004-2005 Season

First practice Monday Nov 1st
6:00 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.
Stratford Cafeteria

**Must have completed physical form to practice**

Monday, November 10
2008-2009 Takedown Club Calendar (November)

Handout: Takedown club calendar

Monday, November 16
2009-2010 WRESTLE-A-THON

Our wrestle-a-thon will be this Saturday from 9-2.  Wrestlers are asked to raise 100 dollars in sponsorships to compete in the event.  This year we will divide the squad up into 2 teams and wrestle a dual match.  It will be our Red/Black scrimmage match.  After the dual match, we will have challange matches.  The event will be held in the gym.  If anyone sponsors you with a check, please have them make the check out to Stratford High School.  All wrestlers are to be in the gym lobby at 8:00 AM to turn in money and move mats to the gym for the event. 

Thursday, December 3
Stratford 41 Beaufort 24

Stratford 41  Beaufort 24

103  Young WBF
112  forfeit loss
119 Vazquez  WBF
125 Johnson  W Dec
130 Culp  W Tech fall
135 Smith  W Dec
140 Steen  W  Dec
145 Grinsteiner  W Dec
152 Hyman LBF
160 Legette  LBF
171 Koile  WBF
189 Roberts  LBF
215 Sontagg W Dec
HWT  Bone  W Dec

Monday, December 7
Palmetto Classic results

Team placed 9th


103 Nicholas Young (Fr)  1st 

145 Nathan Grinsteiner (Jr) 2nd

119 Joseph Vazquez (Jr) 3rd

HWT  Luke Bone (Jr) 4th





Monday, April 12
2004 Banquet Info

What: Wrestling banquet
When: Saturday April 24th
Time: 1:00-3:00
Where: SHS Cafeteria
Dress: Casual


Friday, January 28

The changes for the State Duals Tournament is updated on our schedule and on our HANDOUTS link. These changes were from the SCHSL. You can also click on SCHEDULE or HANDOUTS to get the State Duals changes.

2004-2005 Wrestling Banquet

Saturday April 16th
Stratford Cafeteria
Dress Casual
We ask that your parents/bothers/sisters attend and enjoy the lunch as we reflect back on another successful season

Chicken, Hamburgers, Hot dogs, & Drinks will be provided

We ask that you bring a covered dish according to your last name:
A-E Chips
F-N Side Dish
O-Z Dessert

Sunday, January 10
Beaufort Inv. results

103 Nicholas Young  2nd

119 Joseph Vazquez  1st

125 Chad Johnson  3rd

130  Nicholas Smith  1st

160 Austin Koile  1st

215  Justin Sontagg  3rd

HWT  Tyler Limehouse  1st

Thursday, March 18
Team Stats 2009-2010

Nicholas Young  40-12 23 Pins  (Freshman)

Joseph Vazquez  31-11  16 Pins (Junior)

Chad Johnson  18-26  10 Pins (Sophomore)

Nicholas Smith  28-17  17 Pins (Senior)

Shawn Steen  15-21 6 Pins (Junior)

Nathan Grinsteiner  27-17  19 Pins (Junior)

Dylan Legette  18-16  8 Pins (Freshmen)

Austin Koile  43-10  20 Pins (Sophomore)

Justin Sontagg  24-167 13 Pins (Junior)

Luke Bone  14-9 Pins (Junior)

Noah Shuler  15-11  12 Pins (Freshman)

Russell Spaulding  9-1  8 Pins (Senior)

Tyler Limehouse  17-9  11 Pins (Junior)

Jacob Bailey  2-2 Pins (Freshman)

Christian DeJesus  16-7  7 Pins (Senior)

Brandon Young  3-2 Pins (Sophomore)

Josh Ebbert  1-8  1 Pin (Sophomore)

Johnny Hawkins  1-10  0 Pins (Sophomore)

John Ilgenfritz  3-11  3 Pins (Freshman)

Alberto Sadler  1-0 pins (Freshman)


Friday, November 26
2011 KNIGHT OPEN Dec 11th

The Stratford Wrestling program will be hosting the SCYWA Knight Open on Dec 11th.  We will hosting 5 divisions.  SCYWA Div 1- Div 5.  Click on KNIGHT OPEN (above) to get a tournament flyer and register for the tournament. 

Monday, January 10
Monday Jan 10th All activities CANCELED

Monday Jan 10th

All school activities canceled.  We will practice immediatly after school tomorrow.  

Saturday, February 5

Stratford defeated Goose Creek 33-32 to win their 7th region championship!

Summerville camp

Monday, December 14
North Myrtle Beach results

103  Nicholas Young  1st place

HWT  Luke Bone  2nd place

171  Austin Koile  3rd place

Friday, March 24
Awards Banquet

Saturday April 1st
1:00 PM
SHS Cafeteria
Dress Casual

** Pizza/Drinks provided, Please bring a side dish **

after school for all those not lifing in a PE class

Thursday, October 12
First Practice

First practice

Monday October 30th
6:00 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.

** Must have your completed physical form to practice **
** Those who came to Stratford in the Spring for the free physical are cleared to practice (if you came back on the Saturday for the physical)

Thursday, November 23
Crowfield Takedown Club practice dates

Mon    11-27 6:15 Rogers/Gause 7:15    Parker/Hutch
Wed    11-29 6:15 Parker/Hutch 7:15    Rogers/Gause
Sun    12-3   2:00 Intersquad    all 5-8 year olds
Mon    12-4   6:15 Rogers/Gause 7:15    Parker/Hutch
Thurs 12-7   6:15 Parker/Hutch 7:15    Rogers/Gause
Sun    12-10 2:00 Intersquad    all 9-12 year olds
Mon    12-11 6:15 Rogers/Gause 7:15    Parker/Hutch
Thurs 12-14 6:15 Parker/Gause 7:15    Rogers/Gause
Mon    12-18 6:15 Rogers/Gause 7:15    Parker/Hutch
Wed    12-20 6:15 Parker/Gause 7:15    Rogers/Gause

Friday, November 13
2009-2010 schedule is updated

Saturday, February 5
Coach Nearhood's season by season records

99-00      14-9      
00-01      17-14   
01-02      18-5     REGION CHAMPIONS  (Region 7-AAAA Coach of the Year)
02-03      14-5    REGION CHAMPIONS  (Region 7-AAAA Coach of the Year)
03-04      26-5    REGION CHAMPIONS  (Region Coach of the Year & N/S Allstar C.)
04-05      16-11    REGION CHAMPIONS  (Region 7-AAAA Coach of the Year)
05-06      18-10
06-07      23-8
07-08      20-5      REGION CHAMPIONS  (Region 7-AAAA Coach of the Year)
08-09      25-10     REGION CHAMPIONS  (Region 7-AAAA Coach of the Year)
09-10      18-14

10-11        22-10    REGION CHAMPIONS (Region 7-AAAA Coach of the Year)

11-12       27-4       REGION CHAMPIONS (Region 7-AAAA Coach of the Year)

12-13       20-7

Career Record 278-117



preview Long Way To The Top by AC/DC

Senior Night & Picture day

Thursday 1-27-05 Senior night Home Vs. Summerville (we wil start introducing seniors with parents approx. 6:45 P.M.)

Friday 1-28-05 Picture day starts ASAP.
See Coach Nearhood or Coach Metzger if you do not have a picture packet.

Thursday, February 10
Stratford Champions updated

go to Handouts

Freestyle at Fort Dorchestor Wrestling Club

Mon. & Wed. 6-7:30

$ 50    includes: ...

Wednesday, January 28
2008-2009 Region 7-AAAA Wrestling Champions

Stratford defeated Wando 33-27 to win their 6th region championship!

2005-2006 Team Captain

Corey Gathers is the 2005-2006 team captain.

Tuesday, January 15

The Knights defeated Goose Creek to clinch the 2008 Region 7-AAAA Championship!

Green & Gold Medalist

Middle School

1st J. Weldy
1st C.J. Missick
2nd J. Walker
3rd T. Nix
3rd J. Ellis

High School

1st R. Zealy
2nd S. Rentz
2nd R. Totolo
3rd C. Daniels
3rd A. Young
3rd S. Norris
3rd J.P. Poission

Monday, January 24
Standings as 2-5-05 updated

Meet the Knights updated

Tuesday, February 5
Stratford Wrestling Champions

Handout: Champions

2002 Season pictures (updated)
Pictures are in the ALBUM

2000 season pictures
Check out the 2000 Season pictures in the photo album

Saturday, July 23
Get involved with the Stratford Athletic Booster Club

Parents & Stratford Wrestling Fans:
We are asking your help in getting more wrestling parents and fans involved in our Stratford Athletic Booser Club. The meetings are held on the first Monday of each month at 7:00 PM in Trailor 15 (behind the gym). The booster club helps all sports in our athletic program.

Thanks for your support.
Coach Nearhood

Awards Banquet Info
Awards Banquet
The SHS Cafeteria
Saturday, May 18th
11:00 - 1:30

Come and help us reflect ...

Need parent help at Stratford Tournament (click here)

Stratford Weightroom
Tuesday & Thursday
3:00 - 4:15