Max helps Kernel wrestling place fourth in Yankton
YANKTON--There were 18 schools competing in the Yankton tournament on Saturday, but the Mitchell High School wrestling team managed to score 138 team points to take fourth place.
YANKTON-There were 18 schools competing in the Yankton tournament on Saturday, but the Mitchell High School wrestling team managed to score 138 team points to take fourth place.
Rapid City Stevens won the tournament, scoring 218.5 points. Wagner (102.5 points) took sixth and Bon Homme/Scotland/Avon (88) placed ninth, as well.
Carter Max earned Mitchell's only individual title as he won a 4-3 decision over Wagner's KJ St. Pierre to claim the 220 pound title. Beau Foote's 3-0 decision over teammate Wyatt Winter gave them third and fourth, respectively. Joe VanOverschelde (160 pounds) took third, while Brock Sparks (106) and Ryan McGinnis (132) both finished fourth for the Kernels.
BHSA's lone individual champion was Josh Crownover, who won a 7-1 decision over Pierre's Maguire Raske at 170 pounds. Jordan Gall finished fourth at 182 pounds for BHSA, too.
For Wagner, Jagger Tyler (106) and Lance Soukup (12) placed second and third, respectively.
The Kernels wrestle in a triangular at Watertown on Thursday. BHSA competes in the Huron tournament on Feb. 9, while Wagner hosts Parkston on Tuesday.