Ironwood Ridge outside linebacker Tommy Baden will play for Ohio Wesleyan next year. Baden chose to play for the Battling Bishops over Wittenberg and Ohio Northern.
“This has always been a dream of mine since I was five years old,” Baden said. “My family and friends have always been there for me and I wouldn’t be where I am today without their help!”
Baden collected 48 tackles for the Nighthawks and he pulled down two interceptions, taking one back for a touchdown. Baden also caught three TD passes.
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