Mendon falls to Pine River in Division 4 quarterfinals
KALAMAZOO — Southwest 10 Conference champion Mendon had its season ended by Leroy Pine River in the Division 4 state wrestling quarterfinals at the Wings Event Center Friday.
Pine River defeated the Hornets 29-28.
The Bucks (30-6) built a 29-22 lead Mendon and then forfeited the final bout as they advance to the Division 4 semifinals against top seed Hudson at 9:30 a.m. Saturday.
In the other semifinal, No. 2-seeded Clinton will face New Lothrop.
Hudson defeated Onaway 75-3, Clinton defeated Springport 45-24 and New Lothrop defeated Carson City-Crystal 41-19.
DIVISION 4 WRESTLING QUARTERFINALS
PINE RIVER 29, MENDON 28
103: Caleb Nolf (PR) d. Kyle Drewer 6-2; 112: Dylan Stephens (PR) d. Bodhi Miller 4-1; 119: Nik Andaverde (M) m.d. Jalen Whipple 20-10; 125: Jordan Koetje (PR) d. Logan Hunter 9-4; 130: Tyler Signor (PR) Kody Drewer 7-2 OT; 135: Wyatt Kiekman (M) d. Jacob Roberts 3-0; 140: Skyler Crespo (M) wins by forfeit; 145: Eric Verqauwen (M) p. Christian Charles 3:15; 152: Andrew Park (PR) p. Chris Rios 1:28; 160: Brock Nelson (PR) m.d. Kaden Frye 13-0; 171: Malachi Holmes (PR) d. Connor Henckel 7-6; 189: Wyatt Cool (M) p. Creed Watson 1:07; 215: Tim Rizor (PR) m.d. Mikki Feister 12-2; 285: Emmett Bingaman (M) d. Bryan McCurry 5-3 OT.
Varsity records: Mendon 30-2, Pine River 30-6.
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