EATON — Eaton will host its 50th annual wrestling invitational this weekend.
The Eaton/Sam Ridder Invitational will take place Friday and Saturday, Jan. 24-25 in the Eaton High and Middle School gyms.
The 20-team tournament will begin at 5:30 p.m. on Friday. Saturday’s action is set to begin at 10 a.m. with the finals scheduled to begin 45-60 minutes after the conclusion of the consolation finals.
Tournament organizers expect the finals to start around 5 p.m.
Prior to the finals, Eaton plans to recognize its past wrestlers with a brief ceremony.
Former wrestlers who plan on returning may contact the school for further details.
Competing teams include Arcanum, Bellbrook, Carroll, Chaminade Julienne, Franklin, Hamilton, Jonathan Alder, McNicholas, Milton-Union, National Trail, Oakwood, Reading, Ross, Springfield Shawnee, Stebbins, Talawanda, Twin Valley South, Valley View and Wilmington.
Admission is $5 for Fridayonly and $8 for those attending Saturday only. An all-session pass is $12.
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