Wrestlers bring home hardware from tourney in Plankinton
The Battler wrestling team placed third out of 13 teams at the tournament in Plankinton on Dec. 21. Six wrestlers make it to the podium including Carl Cronin at 106 and Brody Schatz at 132 pounds; second to Garrett Rausch at 138 and Lucas Vogel at 182 pounds; third to Luke Smith at 120 pounds, and fifth place to Chris Zuber at 145 pounds.
Following are the stats from the Mount Vernon/ Plankinton/Corsica Invitational Tournament on Dec. 21.
106#: Carl Cronin win by pin in :46 over Tate Reiner, McCook Central/Montrose; win by pin in 2:44 over Ty Namanny, Kimball/White Lake/Platte/Geddes; injury forfeit from Chase Anderson, Parkston; 9-6 decision over Atlas Willuweit, Burke/Gregory to become 106# champion.
113#: Chance Stuwe, fall to Haden Haak, Mount Vernon/ Plankinton/Corsica; 0-10 decision to Jackson Nockels, Kimbal/WhiteLake/Platte/Geddes.
120# Luke Smith, win by pin in 1:36 over Blut Htoo, Huron JV; forfeit from Da Schwe, Huron unattached; fall to Jordan Scheier, McCook Central/Montrose; win by pin in 3:27 over Blut Htoo, Huron JV; win by pin in :46 over Dalton Bodewitz, Marion/Freeman to placed 3rd at 120#.
132#: Brody Schatz, win by pin in 2:31 over Zamieul Centeno, Parker; win by pin in 1:36 over Kruz Knudson, Mount Vernon/Plankinton/Corsica; win by pin in 4:24 over Zach Rucktaeschel, Andes Central to become 132# champion.
138#:Garrett Rausch, win by pin in 5:00 over Dorian Verhey, Parker; win by Tech Fall (16-1) over Michael Clark, Burke/Gregory unattached; fall to Kurt Braun, Burke/Gregory to place 2nd at 138#.
145#: Chris Zuber, win by pin in :55 over Pierce Plucker, Parker; win by technical fall (19-3) over Chase Nincehelser, Sully Buttes; fall to Levi Schonebaum, Burke/Gregory; fall to Michael Cremer, Marion/Freeman; forfeit from Tanner Risseeuw, Mount Vernon/Plankinton/Corsica to place 5th at 145#
182#: Lucas Vogel, win by pin in 2:28 over Jed Vissia, Mount Vernon/Plankinton/Corsica; forfeit from Huron JV; 4-2 decision over Dylan Hill, Sully Buttes; 1-11 loss to Turner Blasius, Kimball/White Lake/Platte/Geddes to place 2nd at 182#.
195# Jordan Trujillo, fall to Dowain Kerner, Burke/Gregory; fall to Cain Rotert, McCook Central/Montrose.
220# JR Belford: fall to Matt Warejcka, Kimball/White Lake/ Platte/Geddes; fall to Hazen Winkler, Andes Central.