ABERDEEN -- Highlighted by Nash Hutmacher continuing to pin every opponent in sight, Chamberlain placed fifth at the Lee Wolf Invite on Saturday.
The Cubs scored 116.5 points to round out the top five, while Winner Area took fourth with 137.5 points. Canton (237) won the invite, though Watertown (232.5) was fewer than five points behind. Bismarck Century (N.D.) scored 152 points to take third.
Hutmacher’s 63rd consecutive pin came in the 285-pound championship match. He pinned Sioux Falls Roosevelt’s Caleb Dagel in 16 seconds.
Jasiah Thompson won via an 11-3 major decision over Huron’s Blake Larsen to take third at 182 pounds for Chamberlain. Gunner Ristau took fourth for the Cubs, while Dominic Santiago (120), Gabe Skustad (132) and Noah Hutmacher (160) all placed fifth.
For Winner, Kaden Keiser took down Sioux Falls Roosevelt’s Riley Hollingshead, 5-3, in the 126-pound title match. Sam Kruger (160) also picked up an individual title, topping Clark/Willow Lake’s Gage Burke, 10-0. Trevor Peters (152) narrowly fell to Roosevelt’s Eli Kadoun, 1-0, to place second.
Riley Orel (138) and Preston Norrid (220) each took fourth for the Warriors and Kaleb Osborn (113) finished in fifth.
Burke/Gregory wins Ainsworth (Neb.) Invite
AINSWORTH, Neb. -- Burke/Gregory found plenty of success at the Ainsworth (Neb.) Invite on Saturday, taking home the team title with 209 team points.
It was powered by six individual winners. Owen Hansen (113) won via a major decision, but Burke/Gregory’s other five winners all notched a pin in the championship match. Jackson Eklund claimed the 145-pound title, while Frank Even (152), Finn Hanson (170), Taron Serr (195) and Rhoss Oliver (220) also won.
Jackson Bauld took third at 106 pounds, while Mason Hood did the same at 138 pounds. Jordan Vosika (160) placed third, too. Tucker Even and Gunnar Stephens finished third and fourth, respectively, at 182 pounds.
MCM runs past Parker Invite competition
PARKER -- McCook Central/Montrose racked up 264 team points on Saturday, as it cruised to a first-place finish at the Parker Invite.
Scattered throughout weight classes, MCM picked up five individual champions. Jacob Cheeseman (160), Blake Gessner (170), Isaak Pulse (220) and Colin Reif (285) all pinned their opponent in the championship match. Jacobi Krouse won 3-1 at 182 pounds.
Dakota Buck (106), Jackson Remmers (126), Jayden Wolf (138) and Cade Entwisle (195) all finished in second. Meanwhile. Mason Pulse (152) and Kade Grocott (170) both took third, giving MCM 11 top-three finishers.
Wagner wins home invite
WAGNER -- A bevy of area teams competed in the Wagner invite on Saturday, but the host team came out on top.
Wagner scored 184 team points to edge Bon Homme/Scotland/Avon (182) by two points. Kimball/White Lake/Platte-Geddes (159) took fourth, while Parkston (83) finished eighth and Marion/Freeman (73) placed 10th.
For Wagner, Lance Soukup (120), Preston Nedved (152) and K.J. St. Pierre (220) all claimed a title. Jagger Tyler took second at 113 pounds and Tony Bruguier finished third at 182 pounds.
BHSA’s Isaac Crownover (126), Josh Crownover (182) and Micah DeBoer (285) all notched first-place finishes. It also had Jackson Kaul (106B) and Jordan Gall (195) take second, while Jordan Rueb took third at 132 pounds.
Hadley Tobin won the 106-pound title for Mount Vernon/Plankinton/Corsica-Stickney. At 106B, Landon Boyd pinned teammate Alexis Hauge in the championship match.
KWLPG’s Spencer Hanson (160) took first, as well. Wyatt Talbott (132) and Levi Nightingale (170) each placed second, while Chase Varilek (120) notched a third-place finish.
For Parkston, Landon Sudbeck won 5-2 over Wagner’s Riley Roberts to win the 126-pound title, while Cordell Murtha took home the 138-pound championship.