MCM gets two individual champs at 2BTEA — Dominic Blindert (170) and Cody Eichmann (285) were individual champions for the McCook Central/Montrose wrestling team Saturday at the Region 2B tournament in Tea.
By: Sports staff , The Daily Republic
TEA — Dominic Blindert (170) and Cody Eichmann (285) were individual champions for the McCook Central/Montrose wrestling team Saturday at the Region 2B tournament in Tea.
Blindert, who’s 48-1, won by forfeit over Howard’s James Jungwirth in the finals of Saturday’s tournament. Eichmann pinned Beresford’s Ethan Sorensen in the third period for his individual championship.
Tad Reiner (182) was McCook Central/Montrose’s only other wrestler who qualified for the state tournament. He took fourth place.
Tri-Valley had four individual champions and took first place at the region tournament with 167 points. Canton also had four individual champions and took second with 138.5 points.
Howard finished in sixth with 84 points. The Tigers are sending five to the state tournament.
Luke Loudenburg (106) and Jungwirth each took second, Evan Donahue (138) and Donovan Kullnat (152) took third and Bailey Neises (113) took fourth.
Marion/Freeman finished with 45 points, taking ninth place. Marion/Freeman’s Dylan Cotton (145) and Bryce Sayler (195) each took second and Slade Mutchelknaus (182) took third.
Region 2B wrestling tournament
Saturday in Tea
Team scores: 1. Tri-Valley 167; 2. Canton 138.5; 3. Beresford 118; 4. Flandreau 95; 5. Garretson 90; 6. Howard 84; 7. McCook Central/Montrose 69; 8. Elk Point-Jefferson 67; 9. Marion/Freeman 45; 10. Alcester-Hudson 38; 11. Parker 10.
106: Justin Haneke (B) dec. Luke Loudenburg (H) 5-4; Tim Savitsky (EPJ) pinned Dylan Eldeen (TV) 0:53; 113: Thomas Howe (G) dec. Jared Hueser (EPJ) 5-3; Jacob Thom (TV) dec. Bailey Neises (H) 3-2; 120: Ryan Schuman (TV) dec. Colby Schoellerman (B) 2-0; Jared Sutton (F) dec. Tyler Williams (G) 4-2; 126: Josh Manning (B) pinned Cody Reed (F), 4:51; Colby Pierret (G) dec. Dorian Verhey (P) 5-1; 132: Austin Oyen (TV) dec. Jace Christiansen (F) 7-3; Levi Merrick (AH) pinned Nick Weiss (EPJ) 3:15; 138: Alex Davis (C) dec. Lance Merrick (AH) 2-1 (OT); Evan Donahue (H) dec. Tate Lacey (F) 6-1; 145: Logan Dolen (C) wins by forfeit Dylan Cotton (MF); Jake Scofield (F) dec. Jared Limoges (EPJ) 4-2; 152: Zach Schuman (TV) dec. Jesse Petersen (C) 5-2; Donovan Kullnat (H) pinned Hesston Erickson (B) 1:47; 160: Caleb Heiberger (TV) dec. Kyle Scfield (F) 10-2; Josh Casperson (B) pinned Sean McPadden (G) 2:53; 170: Dominic Blindert (MCM) wins by forfeit James Jungwirth (H); Kase Jacobs (C) pinned Dakota Petersen (F) 1:25; 182: Tanner Broughton (C) dec. Drew Eldeen (TV) 6-3; Slade Mutchelknause (MF) dec. Tad Reiner (MCM) 7-4; 195: Brady Bonte (G) pinned Bryce Sayler (MF) 1:38; Nathan Gruis (TV) dec. Adam Ivarsen (B) 4-1; 220: Tanner Ovre (C) pinned Thad Johnson (TV) 2:50; Lukas Forsling (EPJ) dec. Matt Bankes (G) 8-3; 285: Cody Eichmann (MCM) pinned Ethan Sorensen (B) 5:21; Riley Boadwine (TV) dec. Brett Gard (C) 7-3.