Allegan wins 12th straight Wolverine Conference crown
Published 8:06 am Sunday, February 7, 2016
ALLEGAN — For the 12th consecutive year, Allegan is the king of Wolverine Conference wrestling.
The Tiger easily defeated runner-up Sturgis to capture the league championship Saturday.
Allegan scored 201 points, while Sturgis finished with 152. Edwardsburg was a distant third (129) and Dowagiac fourth (100).
The Eddies did have a pair of conference champion as Michael Higley pinned Evan Griffin of Three Rivers in 1:10 for the 119-pound title, while Hunter Vargo decisioned Three Rivers’ Chris Morrill for the 125-pound crown.
Finishing second for Edwardsburg was Bo Parson at 189-pounds.
Dowagiac had one runner-up as Mason Hiler finished second at 152-pounds.
Allegan, which has not lost a Wolverine Conference dual meet since 1999, finished with five individual champions.
Edwardsburg will host the Division 2 Team District Wednesday, while Dowagiac will travel to Constantine for the Division 3 Team District Thursday.
WOLVERINE CONFERENCE WRESTLING
Allegan 201, Sturgis 154, Edwardsburg 129, Dowagiac 100, Otsego 75, Paw Paw 60, Plainwell 50.5, Three Rivers 48.5, South Haven 46, Vicksburg 14
103: Davynn Schneider (Allegan) p. Craig Riley (Plainwell) 0:30; 112: Jake Orr (Allegan) p. Octavio Lopez (Otsego) 1:52; 119: Michael Higley (Edwardsburg) p. Evan Griffin (Three Rivers) 1:10; 125: Hunter Vargo (Edwardsburg) d. Chris Morrill (Three Rivers) 6-0; 130: Martiece Wright (South Haven) d. Justin Wiseman (Allegan) 7-5; 135: Ricky Jefferson (Allegan) d. Noah Gleason (Sturgis) 3-2; 140: Joey Orr (Allegan) t.f. over Drew Pueschel (Sturgis) 17-0; 145: Nick Lindsey (Plainwell) d. Koehl Meek (Sturgis) 9-8; 152: Ben Diaz (Allegan) m.d. Mason Hiler (Dowagiac); 160: Luke Carver (Sturgis) d. Trey Boerman (Allegan) 6-0; 171: Anthony Reo (Paw Paw) d. Levi Sabin (Allegan) 3-2; 189: Dominick Reo (Paw Paw) d. Blake Parsons (Edwardsburg) 10-8; 215: Anthony Neal (Sturgis) d. Jacob Holmes (Allegan) 4-2; 285: Robert Barringer (South Haven) p. Josh Harris (Edwardsburg) 1:45.
103: Kody Walker (Dowagiac) p. Keenan Loehrs (Paw Paw) 0:48; 112: Trey Lovelace (Sturgis) p. Jesse Edge (Dowagiac) 2:49; 119: Gage Williams (Dowagiac) d. Colin Brown (Otsego) 9-3; 125: Jadon Miller (Sturgis) d. Gabriel Butzke (Allegan) 6-4; 130: Kris Wigent-Kenyan (Dowagiac) d. Josh Draper (Three Rivers) 12-8; 135: Jacob Case (Otsego) p. Kaleb Detwiler (Dowagiac) 3:36; 140: Devin Platt (Plainwell) d. Nathan Tackitt (Dowagiac) 9-7; 145: Adam Bolyard (Otsego) t.f. over Josh McMann (Edwardsburg) 21-4; 152: Dale Harker (Sturgis) d. Zachary White (Paw Paw) 12-9; 160: Austin Cline (Edwardsburg) d. Michael Nuyen (Dowagiac) 10-7; 171: Joey Hess (Edwardsburg) m.d. Wyatt Losinski (Sturgis) 14-2; 189: Austin Farrell (Allegan) d. Cole Campbell (Sturgis) 4-3; 215: Bo Thomas (Edwardsburg) t.f. Luke Finney (Vicksburg) 16-0; 285: Seager Oviatt (Otsego) p. Ronnie Rhodes (Three Rivers) 4:14/