Dowagiac advances six, Buchanan five to Division 3 regional

Dowagiac’s Gage Williams, seen here in action Wednesday, finished second at 119-pounds Saturday. (Photo courtesy Corky Emrick/STURGIS JOURNAL)

Dowagiac’s Gage Williams, seen here in action Wednesday, finished second at 119-pounds Saturday. (Photo courtesy Corky Emrick/STURGIS JOURNAL)

CONSTANTINE — Dowagiac advanced six wrestlers to the Division 3 Regional at Hopkins Saturday.

Kody Walker (103) and Gage Williams (119) were both runners-up at the Division 3 Individual District at Constantine Saturday.

Also qualifying were Kris Wigent-Kinyon (130), Nathan Tackitt (140), Michael Nuygen (160) and Ben Herter (171).

Wigent Kinyon Tackitt and Nuygen all finished third with Herter finishing fourth.

Buchanan advanced five wrestlers on to regionals.

Adam Eger (13), Jayson Strozewski (135) and River Fox (145) all finished second with Jacob Graham (160) and Wesley Springer-Grounds finishing fourth.

 

DIVISION 3 INDIVIDUAL DISTRICTS

At Constantine

Championship Finals

103: Devyn Begley (Constantine) p. Kody Walker (Dowagiac) 3:46; 112: Garrett Cleveland (Berrien Springs) p. Seth Konynenbelt (Hudsonville Unity Christian) 3:54; 119: Jake Bever (Delton) p. Gage Williams (Dowagiac) 5:31; 125: Devonte Madison (Otsego) p. Ramiro Williams (Berrien Springs) 3:23; 130: Tanner Phares (Comstock) p. Adam Eger (Buchanan) 3:36; 135: Ryan Mallett (Kelloggsville) d. Jayson Strozewski (Buchanan) 8-4; 140: Trent Aukerman (Delton Kellogg) d. Michael Truong (Kelloggsville) 3-1; 145: Christian Kapteyn (Delton) p. River Fox (Buchanan) 3:36; 152: Jake Reed (Delton Kellogg) p. Zachery White (Paw Paw) 5:36; 160: Derek Cole (Unity Christian) d. Hunter Keyzer (Otsego) 13-10; 171: Anthony Reo (Paw Paw) won by injury default over Daniel Waterman (Constantine); 189: Dominick Reo (Paw Paw) d. Jamane Smith (Coloma) 8-2; Tyden Ferris (Delton Kellogg) m.d. Tristian Butler (Constantine) 9-0; 285: Tyrique Moore (Berrien Springs) p. Noah Fayling (Parchment) 1:56.

 

Consolation Finals

103: Nate Postoma (Unity Christian) d. Curtis Meinke (Delton Kellogg) 5-2; 112: Jake Jones (Constantine d. Casey Nolan (Comstock) 5-0; 119: Riley Roblyer (Delton Kellogg) won by injury default over Damian Flores (Kelloggsville); 125: Robert Madden (Delton) p. Hunter Mazigian (Coloma) :47; 130: Kris Wigent-Kinyon (Dowagiac) d. Isaac Thomas (Kelloggsville) 5-3; 135: Jacob Case (Otsego) p. Levi Walters (Unity Christian) 4:03;  140: Nathan Tackitt (Dowagiac) p. Roy Solis (Constantine) 2:28; 152: Adam Bolyard (Otsego) p. Brogan Smith (Delton Kellogg) 1:46; 160: Michael Nuyen (Dowagiac) d. Jacob Graham (Buchanan) 4-3; 171: Connor Moore (Kelloggsville) d. Benjamin Harter (Dowagiac) 3-1; 189: Jimmy Lipscomb (Hopkins) d. Wesley Springer-Grounds (Buchanan) 4-2; 215: Gage Wells (Berrien Springs) d. Zach Blank (Hopkins) 7-6; 285: Esteban Villalobos (Delton Kellogg) d. Alvin Hughes (Kelloggsville) 6-4.

 

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