Dowagiac grapplers 0-2 at NilesPublished 1:43pm Thursday, February 2, 2012
NILES – Host Niles and Brandywine will head into the post season with a pair of victories under their belts.
Meanwhile, Dowagiac and Three Rivers will begin their preparation for the Wolverine Conference Tournament on Saturday coming off a pair of losses.
The Vikings defeated Three Rivers 54-10 and the Chieftains 66-10 Wednesday night in a quadangular meet. The Bobcats edged the Chieftains 42-36 in a match that featured seven forfeits between the two squads.
Brandywine also defeated Three Rivers 52-27 to end the evening.
Despite the losses, Dowagiac coach Matt Alward was pleased with the way his team wrestled against the Bobcats.
In the seven weight classes that were actually contested on the mat, the Chieftains came away winners in five of those matches.
Dowagiac picked up wins by Matt Lyle (130), Aubrey Huston (145), Tom Smith (152), Daniel Crandall (160), Carl Grant (215) and Tristen Howard (285) against the Bobcats.
Lyle, Crandall and Grant finished with two wins on the night.
Niles’ Fritzel Findeisen earned his 100th career victory when he received a forfeit in the Dowagiac match.
He won two matches on the evening, along with Brendon Meek, Darek Mills, Cole Allison, Donte Stevens, John Couch, Ryan Casey and Derek Scott.
The Bobcats got two wins from Aaron Wentz, Jimmie Wright, Williams Newton, Chanc Ravish and Joseph Monica.
Niles is now headed to Battle Creek Lakeview for the Big 16 Conference tournament Saturday, while Brandywine will be hosting the expanded Lakeland Conference Tournament.
Besides the Lakeland schools, the Red Arrow and the St. Joe Valley leagues will be competing.
Dowagiac will travel to Paw Paw Saturday for the Wolverine Conference Tournament.
103: Aaron Wentz (B) won by forfeit
112: Paul Lochmondy (B) won by forfeit
119: Jimmie Wright (B) p. Jacob Worthington, 1:25
125: William Newton (B) p. Tyler Gross, 0:42
130: Matt Lyle (D) d. Nick Wright, 4-3
135: Caleb Zimmerman (D) won by forfeit
140: Chanc Ravish (B) won by forfeit
145: Aubrey Huston (D) d. Brandon Shriver, 12-11
152: Tom Smith (D) won by forfeit
160: Daniel Crandell (D) p. Vincent Sallee, 4:59
171: Trevor Jones (B) won by forfeit
189: Joseph Monica (B) won by forfeit
215: Carl Grant (D) p. Charlie Rodriguez, 1:38
285: Tristen Howard (D) p. Cory Katterheinrich, 2:35
103: Aaron Wentz (B) p.James Arndt, 0:22
112: Derek Tulla (TR) d.Paul Lochmondy, 6-2
119: Jimmie Wright (B) won by forfeit
125: William Newton (B) won by forfeit
130: Nick Wright (B) d. Harvey Allen, 14-8
135: Chanc Ravish (B) p. Jon Abel, 0:22
140: Lowell Sanders (TR) won by forfeit
145: Brandon Shriver (B) p. John Adair, 3:05
152: Shawn Brew (TR) won by forfeit
160: Vincent Sallee (B) p. Kyle Boody, 2:27
171 Mike Brown (TR) p. Trevor Jones, 2:33
189: Joseph Monica (B) p. Logan Friel, 0:42
215: Leo Eggelston (TR) p. Charlie Rodriguez, 3:13
285: Cory Katterheinrich (B) p. Dallas Recker, 5:40
103: Brendon Meek (N) won by forfeit
112: Nicholas Zimmerman (N) won by forfeit
119: Darek Mills (N) won by fofeit
125: Cole Allison (N) won by forfeit
130: Matt Lyle (D) p. Tyler Jackson 0:55
135: Jesus Sanchez (N) won by forfeit
140: Jerrico Lamberton (N) p. Aubrey Huston, 3:00
145: Donte Stevens (N) won by forfeit
152: Fritzel Findeisen (N) won by forfeit
160: Daniel Crandall (D) d. Blaine Meyers, 6-4
171: John Couch (N) won by forfeit
189: Angel Rolden (N) won by forfeit
215: Carl Grant (D) p. Trey Purvis, 2:45
285: Derek Scott (N) p. Tristan Howard, 4:27
103: Brendon Mee (N) p. Dylan Hough, 3:04
112: Derek Tulla (TR) d. Nicholas Zimmerman, 4-3
119: Darek Mills (N) d. Javier Sandova, 13-7
125: Cole Allison (N) won by forfeit
130: Noah Hall (N) d. Harvey Allen, 9-7
135: Casey Burandt (N) d. John Abel, 11-0
140: Jerrico Lamberton (N) p. Lowell Sanders, 1:12
145: Donte Stevens (N) p. John Adair, 2:56
152: Shawn Brew (TR) d. Daniel Sierra, 10-3
160: Fritzel Findeisen (N) t.f. Kyle Boody, 20-5
171: John Couch (N) d. Mike Brown, 6-4
189: Ryan Casey (N) p. Logan Friel, 4:45
215: Leo Eggelston (TR) d. Trey Purvis, 9-1
285: Derek Scott (N) p. Dallas Recker, 3:21