Two Braves wrestling take title at Bismarck Rotary
The Mandan Braves had two wrestling that won the championship title during the Bismarck Rotary at the Bismarck Civic Center.
Curt Zachmeier defeated Turtle Mountain’s Grant Laducer in a narrow 7-6 win to win the top honor in the 113-pound division, and the Braves’ Keenan Ternes won in the 126-pound division, following an 8-5 defeat over Dawson County’s Tyler Kinn.
1. Bismarck 168.5. 2. West Fargo 166.5. 3. Turtle Mountain 156.5. 4. Sturgis (S.D.) 152. 5. Rapid City (S.D.) Central 138.5. 6. Century 137.5. 7. Rapid City (S.D.) Stevens 129.5. 8. Frazee (Minn.) 125.5. 9. Napoleon 114.5. 10. Williston 94.
11. Sidney (Mont.) 91. 12. Glendive (Mont.) Dawson County 89.5. 13. (tie) Fargo Davies and Valley City, 86. 15. Fargo North 80.5. 16. Mandan 79. 17. (tie) Fargo South and Jamestown, 75. 19. Aberdeen (S.D.) Central 71. 20. Grand Forks Red River 65.
21. Minot 62. 22. Grand Forks Central 60.5. 23. Dickinson 60. 24. Wahpeton 43.5. 25. St. Mary’s 32. 26. Beulah-Hazen 19.5. 27. Watford City 5.
106 pounds: Gresh Jones, Sid, def. Tom Walton, FN, 10-6 (championship). Marlo Bell, FS, def. Nathan Humann, Cen unattached, 8-6, OT (third). Brody Jorensen, Stur, def. Bryce Burnside, FD, 8-6 (fifth). Jesse Shearer, WF, pinned Hayden Hansen, RCS unattached, 3:54 (seventh).
113: Curt Zachmeier, Man, def. Grant Laducer, TM, 7-6 (championship). Kael Knowlen, Bis, def. Trevor Hieb, Abe, 5-3, OT (third). Tate Barnhardt, SM, def. Austin Skillings, 5-4 (fifth). Jesse Skidmore, Sturgis, def. Austin Haas, RCC, 4-3 (seventh).
120: Morgan Engbrecht, Stur, def. Terry Lavallie, TM, major dec., 18-6 (championship). Tyler Forcella, DC, def. Devin Berger, Dic, 5-3 (third). Dillon Tennant, DC unattached, pinned Jonathan Grunefelder, Nap, 3:58 (fifth). Jaden Horsted, Jam, pinned Kasey Klapprodt, RCS, 2:53 (seventh).
126: Keenan Ternes, Man, def. Tyler Kinn, DC, 8-5 (championship). Tanner Crissler, TM, def. Garrett Peterson, RCS, major dec., 10-0 (third). Jordan Ketter, Fra, def. Kollin Kragnes, WF, forfeit (fifth). Zach Russman, Abe, def. Tate Hoffman, Bis unattached, 7-2 (seventh).
132: Cody Haugen, Min, def. Cole Mehring, FD, 3-1 (championship). Izec Neer, Cen, def. Weston Dobler, WF, 6-5 (third). Ryan Becker, Nap, def. Jordan Stevens, Sid, 3-0 (fifth). Layne Lantis, DC, pinned Christian Ramberg, WF unattached, 2:34 (seventh).
138: Nick Montieth, Stur, def. Anjelo Shepard, WF, 5-3, OT (championship). Bruce Lemmon, Fra, def. Shane Undem, VC, 8-3 (third). Griffin Hieb, Abe, def. Alec Lindsey, Dic, 5-4 (fifth). Dillon Beeler, DC, pinned Trenten Jangula, Nap, 2:17 (seventh).
145: Ryan Blees, Bis, def. Jarrick Jensen, RCS, 3-2, OT (championship). Paul Michaelson, Will, def. Ricky Purtle, Bis unattached, 3-2 (third). Myrone Bell, FS, def. William Rerick, RR, major dec., 14-5 (fifth). Hunter Babeck, Cen, def. Wyatt Meyer, Wah, 7-5 (seventh).
152: Jared Reis, Nap, def. Bryce Fish, GFC, major dec., 13-4 (championship). Zane Braun, Jam, def. Rij Koehnen, Fra, forfeit (third). Zach Schuchard, Bis, def. Zach Doty, VC, forfeit (fifth). Erik Jones, GFC unattached, def. Anthony Pitner, Min, 5-4 (seventh).
160: Kip Jangula, Bis, def. Clay Kopplin, Stur, major dec., 14-4 (championship). T.J. Poole, GFC, def. Wyatt Azure, TM, 6-4, OT (third). Tyler Ziegler, Fra, pinned Steven Weigel, Nap, 4:28 (fifth). Andy Walton, FN, def. Shelby Schulz, WF, 8-2 (seventh).
170: Aero Amo, RCC, pinned Tommy Moravec, Cen, 2:54 (championship). Jacob Sargent, Will, def. Miles Scholl, WF, 9-7 (third). Blake Williams, Stur, def. Isaiah Krebs, B-H, 5-0 (fifth). Quin Segal, FN, pinned Evan Wendt, Fra, 4:01 (seventh).
182: Preston Lehmann, WF, pinned Drew Kary, Bis, :31 (championship). Landon Schmidt, Cen, def. Micah Roubideaux, RCC, 8-1 (third). Jared Bertsch, RR, def. Adam Stevens, Will, 2-0 (fifth). Jeremiah Goodman, FN, pinned Cody Nielson, FS, 2:22 (seventh).
195: Brandon Larson, VC, def. Jarran Jensen, RCS, 9-6 (championship). Drew Johnson, WF, def. Briley Crissler, TM, 3-2 (third). Joe Sigler, RCC, def. Drew Brekhus, RR, 2-1, OT, (fifth). Aaron Henley, Abe, def. Jose Henriquez, Bis, 4-3 (seventh).
220: Skyler Poitra, TM, def. Andrew Beine, Nap, 7-1 (championship). Rick Brandt, Frazee, pinned Darrek Crissler, FD, 2:04 (third). Demetreus Roby, Minot unattached, def. Julian Dunn, RCC, 4-3 (fifth). Nate Purcell, Jam, def. Shawn Greenwood, Cen, forfeit (seventh).
285: Jake Weber, RCC, def. Cody Benne, RCS, 3-2, OT (championship). Allen Neulib, Sid, def. Justice Johnson, Cen, 4-1 (third). Bryan Bjerk, RR, pinned Alex Duprel, Stur, 2:42 (fifth). Brandon Sandberg, Will, pinned Steven Horner, VC, 4:25 (seventh).
Jerry Halmrast most valuable wrestler: Morgan Engbrecht, 120-pound champion, Sturgis.
Pinner award: Aero Amo (170), Rapid City Central, five pins in 10:24.
Quick pin: Christian Dienert (285), Bismarck, :17.