By Georgie Kulczyk
The Courier 

Scottie Wrestling Produces Two Divisional Champs

Six Advance to State Tournament

 

Georgie Kulczyk/The Courier

Tony Kaiser, GHS senior, earns a win by pin in the first round of wrestling at the B/C Divisional Tournament held in Glasgow Feb. 4. Kaiser would go on to become divisional champion and punch his ticket to the state tournement to be held in Billings Friday and Saturday, Feb. 10 and 11.

Glasgow was host to the Eastern B/C Divisional wrestling tournament Feb. 5, and with 11 placers and two divisional championships, the Scotties were rewarded for a season of hard work.

Shepherd topped Glasgow by just four points to claim the third-placed spot. First and second places were secured by the powerhouse teams from Colstrip and Huntley Project.

Individually, the Scotties were solid. Although the team had recently been affected by illness and prevented senior Presly Hallock from competing at the tournament, the squad left it all on the mat in their quest for a trip to the state tournament.

Not surprising, Matt Reyling (120) and Tony Kaiser (182) both earned the top spot on the podium for their weight classes, and they were both undefeated in the tournament.

Gabe Hallock, who has had an impressive season, placed second at 113, losing by fall (4:30) to Circle's Lincoln Stormer (34-4) and punched his ticket to state.

Three other grapplers fill out the roster of Scotties headed to Billings to compete at the state tourney. Jake Meiers (103), Cale Swanson (138) and Kaden Zimmerman (126) will all make the trip to represent the GHS freshman class.

Other placers at the divisional tourney were: John Cremer (126), 5th, Oden Hallock (132), 6th, Mitchell Overvold (138), 6th; Darrin Wersal (170), 6th; and Trevor Overvold (182), 6th.

Wrestling at 205, but not placing at the tournament were junior matmen Kevin McDonald and Justin Walton.

Eastern B/C Divisional Results for Glasgow

103 - Jacob Meiers (16-9) placed 3rd and scored 8.50 team points. Quarterfinal – Meiers received a bye; Semifinal - Clayton Donally (Huntley Project (Worden)) 33-12 won by decision over Meiers (Dec 6-1); Consolation semifinal - Meiers received a bye; Third-place match - Meiers won by tech fall over Mason Henry (Shepherd) 4-24 (TF-1.5 0:00 (15-0)).


113 - Gabe Hallock (28-15) placed 2nd and scored 18.00 team points. Quarterfinal - Gabe Hallock (Glasgow) 28-15 won by fall over Carter Pederson (Wolf Point) 6-13 (Fall 0:59); Semifinal - Hallock won by fall over Trisetan

Kemp (Wolf Point) 20-13 (Fall 2:59); First-place match - Lincoln Stormer (Circle) 34-4 won by fall over

Hallock (Fall 4:30).

120 - Matt Reyling (32-6) placed 1st and scored 22.00 team points. Quarterfinal - Matt Reyling (Glasgow) 32-6 received a bye; Semifinal - Reyling won by fall over Trevor Griffith (Baker) 13-21 (Fall 1:24); First-place match - Reyling won by fall over Dalton Lecoe (Baker) 13-12 (Fall 0:36).


126 - John Cremer (23-17) placed 5th and scored 3.00 team points. Quarterfinal - Karson Wortman (Wolf Point) 11-16 won by fall over Cremer (Fall 0:39); Consolation round one - Cremer won by fall over Cade Budell (Huntley Project (Worden)) 9-22 (Fall 3:30); Consolation semifinal - Kaden Zimmerman (Glasgow) 25-17 won by decision over Cremer (Dec 8-3); Fifth-place match - Cremer won by major decision over Lakota Schindler (Colstrip) 7-19 (MD 15-6).

126 - Kaden Zimmerman (25-17) placed 3rd and scored 13.00 team points. Quarterfinal - Zimmerman won by fall over Lakota Schindler (Colstrip) 7-19 (Fall 1:15); Semifinal - Nathan Weber (Forsyth) 42-8 won by decision over Zimmerman (Dec 3-0); Consolation semifinal - Zimmerman won by decision over John Cremer (Glasgow) 23-17 (Dec 8-3); Third-place match - Zimmerman won by fall over Karson Wortman (Wolf Point) 11-16 (Fall 2:17).

132 - Oden Hallock (23-24) placed 6th and scored 4.00 team points. Quarterfinal - Oden Hallock (Glasgow) 23-24 won by fall over Logan Donally (Huntley Project (Worden)) 11-4 (Fall 2:26); Semifinal - Quinn Whitmus (Wolf Point) 29-3 won by fall over Hallock (Glasgow) 23-24 (Fall 1:00); Consolation semifinal - Terrell Koenig (Baker) 18-28 won by decision over Hallock (Dec 10-5); Fifth-place match - Logan Donally (Huntley Project (Worden)) 11-4 won by major decision over Hallock (MD 11-0).

138 - Mitchell Overvold (12-28) placed 6th. Quarterfinal - Clayton Currier (Colstrip) 47-2 won by fall over Overvold (Glasgow) 12-28 (Fall 1:43); Consolation round one - Overvold received a bye; Consolation semifinal - Cale Swanson (Glasgow) 15-25 won by fall over Overvold (Fall 0:59); Fifth-place match - Quentin Wheeler (Baker) 15-30 won by fall over Overvold (Fall 2:40).


138 - Cale Swanson (15-25) placed 3rd and scored 11.00 team points. Quarterfinal - Swanson (Glasgow) 15-25 won by fall over Kyle Schaff (Huntley Project (Worden)) 27-21 (Fall 2:59); Semifinal - Matthew Middleton (Huntley Project (Worden)) 34-15 won by fall over Swanson (Fall 1:20); Consolation semifinal - Swanson won by fall over Mitchell Overvold (Glasgow) 12-28 (Fall 0:59); Third-place match - Swanson won by decision over Brady Skogas (Shepherd) 15-30 (Dec 4-0).

170 - Darrin Wersal (10-28) placed 6th. Quarterfinal - Jeffrey Berger (Poplar) 27-11 won by fall over Wersal (Fall 2:16); Consolation round one - Wersal received a bye; Consolation semifinal - Gustav Wenz (Shepherd) 18-14 won by fall over Wersal (Fall 0:59); Fifth-place match - Logan Desatoff (Powder River Co. (Broadus)) 7-21

won by fall over Wersal (Fall 2:13).

182 - Trevor Overvold (23-24) placed 6th and scored 3.00 team points. Quarterfinal - Paul Wang (Baker) 34-9 won by fall over Overvold (Fall 2:23); Consolation round one - Overvold won by fall over Gage Schmitt (Shepherd) 9-18 (Fall 4:10); Consolation semifinal - Tyson Sutherland (Poplar) 16-16 won by decision over Overvold (Dec 9-3); Fifth-place match - Taylor Johnson (Shepherd) 22-16 won by fall over Overvold (Fall 2:40).

182 - Tony Kaiser (32-9) placed 1st and scored 20.00 team points. Quarterfinal - Kaiser won by fall over Gage Schmitt (Shepherd) 9-18 (Fall 1:30); Semifinal - Kaiser won by decision over Paul Wang (Baker) 34-9 (Dec 4-3); First-place match - Kaiser won by decision over Kai Dole (Huntley Project (Worden)) 29-4 (Dec 9-5).

205 - Kevin McDonald (7-24). Championship round one - Harley Yoder (Powder River Co. (Broadus)) 33-9 won

by fall over McDonald (Fall 0:15); Consolation round one - McDonald received a bye; Consolation round two - Justin Walton (Glasgow) 8-32 won by decision over McDonald (Dec 7-6).

205 - Justin Walton (8-32) scored 1.00 team point. Championship round one - Walton received a bye; Quarterfinal - Blake Johnston (Colstrip) 39-5 won by fall over Walton (Fall 0:20); Consolation round two - Walton won by decision over Kevin McDonald (Glasgow) 7-24 (Dec 7-6); Consolation round three - Ty Nygard (Wolf Point) 17-9 won by fall over Walton (Fall 2:40).

Team Scores

1. Colstrip 170.0

2. Huntley Project 134.0

3. Shepherd 107.5

4. Glasgow 103.5

5. Baker 85.0

6. Wolf Point 54.0

7. Circle 52.0

8. Forsyth 38.5

9. Poplar 28.0

10. Broadus 26.0

11. Frazer 0.0

 

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