Eddies advance four to regional tournament
Published 11:49 pm Thursday, February 23, 2006
By By SCOTT NOVAK / Vigilant/Argus
Edwardsburg, Buchanan and Dowagiac all had solid days at the Division 3 individual wrestling districts at Eau Claire High School on Saturday.
The Bucks, who defeated Dowagiac for the team district title on Wednesday, advanced eight to next Saturday's regional tournament at Delton-Kellogg.
The Chieftains were right behind the Bucks with seven grapplers advancing. Edwardsburg moved four on to the next round.
Winning district championships for the Bucks were Todd Taylor at 112-pounds, Travis Reith at 130-pounds and Jim Connors at 189-pounds.
Dowagiac's lone champion was heavyweight Tony Stewart.
Grabbing second place finishes were Nick Wheetley, David Medlin and Auston Ferris for Buchanan; Elijah Caldwell for Dowagiac; and Jim Fein of Edwardsburg.
Also advancing for the Bucks were Tony Taylor and A.J. Long.
Moving on for the Chieftains were Nathan Cottrell, Deshaun Baylock, Mike Kasper, Kyle Bailey and Drew Staley.
Advancing for the Eddies were Richard Krasson, Matt Peters and Chris Ake.
The top four finishers in each weight class advance to the regional tournament.
Taylor pinned Hustin Harrison of Coloma in 1:45 to capture the 112-pound championship.
Reith decisioned Jamie Corwin of Vermontville-Maple Valley, 17-14, to win the 130-pound title.
Connors won by disqualification at 189-pounds when Fein was called for too many stalling violations. Connors was up 10-2 at the time.
Stewart decisioned South Haven's David Harding to win the 275-pound crown, 7-4.
103: Ron Smith (MV) p. Sam Corradin (O), 0:30
112: Todd Taylor (BU) p. Huston Harrison (C), 1:45
119: Tyler Greenfield (MV) d. Jon Donnie (O), 10-9
125: Ryan Brown (PA) p. Nick Wheetley (BU), 4:40
130: Travis Reith (BU) d. Jamie Corwin (MV), 17-4
135: Andress Alcauter (SH) d. Brett Bissett (DK), 14-2
140: Michael Jackson (SH) d. Kyle Froehlich (BS), 5-2
145: Josh Sunderberg (PP) d. David Medlin (BU), 5-3
152: Kamron Jackson (SH) t.f. Auston Ferris (BU), 3:47
160: Drakkar Klose (SH) d. LaQuae Caldwell (C), 8-7
171: Celic Bell (SH) p. Elijah Caldwell (D), 1:40
189: Jim Connors (BU) won by DQ Jim Fein (E)
215: Jesse Martin (C) d. Tyler Town (O), 10-2
275: Tony Stewart (D) d. David Harding (SH), 7-4
103: Kyle Johnson (PA) p. Richard Krasson (E), 2:05
112: Mario Cabral (PP) d. Nathan Cottrell (D), 8-1
119: Tony Taylor (B) d. Cody Davis (BS), 11-3
125: Raven Scurlock (MV) p. Anthony Moore (C), 3:39
130: Matt Kiser (C) d. Jordon Morton (H), 7-6
135: Matt Peters (E) p. Tyler Corwin (MV), 2:03
140: Tristan Koole (PA) d. Ruben Zuniga (SH), 5-4
145: Deshaun Baylock (D) d. Quinn DeBolt (DK), 6-1
152: Mike Kasper (D) won by default Sean Stevens (H);
160: Kinian Mack (H) p. A.J. Long (BU), 1:16
171: Keith Lacksheide (MV) d. Patrick Warncke (PP) 7-3;
189: Kyle Bailey (D) p. Nate Schemnauer (C), 2:55
215: Drew Staley (D) d. Chris Ake (E), 3-1;
275: Octavio Romero (DK) p. Jason Rafter (B), 4:16