Highlanders Crown a Plethora of Champions in Weekend Invitationals
The Highlanders competed across the state this past weekend, crowning 19 champions in total. 50-plus wrestlers headed to Poplar, Choteau and Butte Feb. 18 and 19 for their annual invitational tournaments. With State AAU only a few short weeks away, the Highlanders are showing vast improvement and dedication. This Saturday, Feb. 25, the wrestlers will compete in the Sidney Invitational, Havre Middle School and Belgrade Middle School dual tournaments.
Poplar Invitational Results
First Place: Aiden Aune, Tyrus Hartwell, Saunten Gamas, Jack Morehouse, Tyler King, Colt Hudyma, Tayven Bietz, Hank Hopstad, Cody Kuka, Ethan Engstrom, Leo Erickson, Cade Hudyma, Jaydeen Hanshew, Grady Nielsen; Second Place: Ryker Pedersen, Hunter Pierce, Troy Stebleton, Rivers Sugg, William Kirkland, Ted Tryan, Levi Overvold, Andrew Linder, Carlos Gonzales; Third place: Anders Aune, Asher Wersal, Oliver Paulson, Tay Morehouse, Ira Moore, Westen Kirkland, Gavin Redstone, Ted See, Michael King, Riley Overvold, Jorden Barnhart; Fourth Place: Tate Loftsgaard, Hunter Wilson, Breckin Partridge, Emily See, Tripp Schmidt; Fifth Place: Rico Reyes; Adoniah Kirchdoerfer.
Butte Middle School Invitational Results
Ty Kittleson 1st, Damian Nesbitt 4th.
Butte Cyclops Invitational Results
Kohl Kittleson 1st, Jake Kuka 5th, Kyler Hallock 4th, Blake Overvold 4th, Mayson Phipps 1st, Colten Fast 3rd, Dylan Nieskens 3rd, Tel Aune 1st, Ty Kittleson 2nd, Cooper Larson 1st .