PUTNAM COUNTY — Later on this afternoon, 11 wrestlers from Putnam County will head south to compete in the Division III district tournament at the Hobart Arena in Troy.

The district wrestling tournament gets underway this afternoon at 3 p.m. with two rounds of the tournament. The Division III tournament restarts on Saturday at 10 a.m. with consolation rounds and the semi-finals with the finals slated to start around 3:30 p.m.

Seven wrestlers from Columbus Grove and four from Ottawa-Glandorf are making the trip to Troy.

Here is a look at the first round pairings for those competing:

120 - J.C. Fox (31-3), Dixie, vs. Caleb Langhals (27-11), Columbus Grove.

132 - Isaac Hernandez (30-3), Ottawa-Glandorf, vs. Brian Blosser (16-15), Dixie; Brocke Sargent (23-14), Columbus Grove, vs. Nick Alvarez (15-11), Legacy Christian

138 - Sam Patterson (32-5), Clermont NW, vs. Evan Ellerbrock (16-15), Ottawa-Glandorf.

152 - Dylan Pitts (31-14), Columbus Grove, vs. Lucas Moore (26-12), Troy Christian

170 - Ezra Jones (25-13), Columbus Grove, vs. David Pride (36-12), Clermont NE

182 - Chase Dyer (25-8), Brookeville, vs. Danny Rosales (24-5), Ottawa-Glandorf

195 - Matt Schmersal (26-12), Ottawa-Glandorf, vs. Quincy Brown (30-6), Mid. Madison; Dakota Sargent (7-6), Columbus Grove, vs. Jesse Fisher (23-14), Covington

220 - Ryan Weber (20-26), River Valley, vs. Dylan Sargent (33-7), Columbus Grove

285 - Joey Kendrick (4-4), Madison, vs. Jeff Meyer (39-8), Columbus Grove