Howard gets 8 qualifiers to Class B state tourneySALEM — Howard had three individual champions, qualified eight wrestlers to state and took second place as a team at the Region 2B tournament Saturday.
By: The Daily Republic , The Daily Republic
SALEM — Howard had three individual champions, qualified eight wrestlers to state and took second place as a team at the Region 2B tournament Saturday.
Howard’s Bailey Neises (113), Luke Loudenburg (120) and James Jungwirth (170) were each crowned region champions. They’ll be wrestling this weekend at the Class B state tournament, held Friday and Saturday in Aberdeen.
The top four placers in each weight class in each of the four regions qualified for state Saturday.
Evan Donahue (138) took second for Howard. Cole Hodges (126) and Kaleb Haas (160) and Adonis Ruml (132) and Nick Pardy (182) each took fourth place.
Canton won the team championship with 227 points and Howard finished with 172. McCook Central/Montrose was seventh with 103 points and Marion/Freeman was 10th with 24 points.
McCook Central/Montrose had three wrestlers finish in second at the region tournament, including Jerry Kappenman (160), Tad Reiner (195) and Robert Hoiten (220). The other wrestler the Fighting Cougars are sending to state is Jordan Scheier (106).
M/F’s Cole Globke (170) will be the team’s lone participant at state.
Region 2B wrestling Tournament
Saturday at Salem
Team Scores: 1. Canton 227; 2. Howard 172; 3. Beresford 168; 4. Tri-Valley 156.5; 5. Garretson 134.5; 6. Flandreau 126.5; 7. McCook Central/Montrose 103; 8. Elk Point-Jefferson 88; 9. Parker 56; 10. Marion/Freeman 24; 11. Alcester-Hudson 20.
Championship Matches: 106: Jordan Sehr, Canton, dec. Nick Casperson, Beresford, 7-5; third: Dylan Rice, Flandreau, dec. Jordan Scheier, McCook Central/Montrose, 7-1. 113: Bailey Neises, Howard, dec. Jared Lyle, Beresford, 4-2; third: John Lemer, Canton, dec. Jacob Fitzgerald, Garretson, 3-0. 120: Luke Loudenburg, Howard, dec. Justin Haneke, Beresford, 9-5; third: Jacob Thom, Tri-Valley, pinned Brady Schleuter, Garretson, 1:57. 126: Ryan Schuman, Tri-Valley, won by forfeit over Thomas Howe, Garretson; third: Cole Hodges, Howard, dec. Brad Bogue, Beresford, 8-3. 132: Austin Oyen, Tri-Valley, dec. Josh Manning, Beresford, 3-1; third: Colby Pierret, Garretson, dec. Adonis Ruml, Howard, 9-7. 138: Tate Lacey, Flandreau, maj. dec. Evan Donahue, Howard, 15-4; third: Jared Hueser, Elk Point-Jefferson, maj. dec. Tyler Willems, Garretson, 10-0. 145: Alex Davies, Canton, dec. Jace Christiansen, Flandreau, 6-1; third: Derek Eldeen, Tri-Valley, maj. dec. Jared Limoges, Elk Point-Jefferson, 10-2. 152: Zach Schuman, Tri-Valley, tech. fall over Nick Weis, Elk Point-Jefferson, 21-3; 5:30; third: Jake Scofield, Flandreau, dec. Gage Plueger, Canton, 3-1. 160: Sean McPadden, Garretson, dec. Jerry Kappenman, McCook Central/Montrose, 6-2; third: Kaleb Haas, Howard, dec. Jaydn Broughton, Canton, 7-6. 170: James Jungwirth, Howard, dec. Kyle Scofield, Flandreau, 8-6 OT; third: Josh Lasley, Canton, pinned Cole Globke, Marion/Freeman, 2:15. 182: Kase Jacobs, Canton, pinned Josh Casperson, Beresford, 0:53; third: Dakota Petersen, Flandreau, maj. dec. Nick Pardy, Howard, 13-2. 195: CJ Geary, Elk Point-Jefferson, dec. Tad Reiner, McCook Central/Montrose, 4-3; third: Caleb VanWyhe, Canton, pinned over Alec Dagel, Parker, 0:34. 220: Ryley Ostbye, Canton, pinned Robert Hoiten, McCook Central/Montrose, 1:34; third: Derek Wiebers, Beresford, dec. Blake Severson, Garretson, 1-0. 285: Tanner Broughton, Canton, pinned Payton Jensen, Parker, 2:22; third: Dominick Burggraff, Tri-Valley, pinned Tristan Lutter, Beresford, 2:24.