Zachmeier places first at west region wrestling meet
Mandan’s Curt Zachmeier was awarded the first place victory during the boys west region wrestling tournament. Zachmeier won the title in the 132-pound division.
Two additional Braves finished in second place. Adam Stein took the silver in the 152-pound division, while Konner Peterson also placed in second in the 170-pound division.
Two other Mandan wrestlers, Brandon Zachmeier and Samuel Ravnass, finished in fourth place at the tournament.
The Braves finished seventh overall, with 112.5 points at the tournament, while Bismarck narrowly defeated Century for the team win, scoring 10 points more than the runner-up.
West region tournament
1. Bismarck 245. 2. Century 235. 3. Turtle Mountain164.5. 4. Minot 145.5. 5. Dickinson 117. 6. Jamestown 116. 7. Mandan 112.5. 8. St. Mary’s 101.5. 9. Williston 90.5.
106 pounds – First: Jaret Lee, D, def. Taylor Nein, B, 4-2. Third: Mason Schulz, C, def. Tyler Kress, C, 2-0. Fifth: Dillon Spalding, B, def. Caden Haugen, D, 4-3. Seventh: Matthew Schaffner, SM, injury default over Ryan Zachmeier, Man.
113 – First: Austin Hutzenbiler, D, def. Kael Knowlen, B, 6-4. Third: Nathan Humann, C, maj. dec. Christopher Longie, TM, 14-2. Fifth: Alex Hoffman, B, medical forfeit over Paxton Mewes, J. Seventh: Caydon Cymbaluk, Man, maj. dec. Casey Loeks, SM, 10-0.
120 – First: Adam Blees, B, def. Tate Barnhardt, SM, 3-2. Third: Jorey Bartsch, Min, def. Brandon Zachmeier, Man, 10-3. Fifth: Hunter Eckert, C, medical forfeit over Terry LaVallie Jr., TM.
126 – First: Grant Laducer, TM, def. Chris Willits, C, 13-6. Third: Tanner Bickford, TM, forfeit over Devin Berger, D. Fifth: Logan Boese, B, forfeit over Cayne Cymbaluk, Man.
132 – First: Curt Zachmeier, Man, def. Jaden Horsted, J, 13-6. Third: Jesse Hoffart, Min, def. Lane Kaseman, B, 11-7. Fifth: Sammy Maisey, W, medical forfeit over Tanner Crissler, TM.
138 – First: Dane Fischer, SM, maj. dec. Forrest Pifer, B, 11-3. Third: Brandon Domagala, C, def. Eugene Fleetwood Jr., TM, 5-3. FIfth: Mitch Ova, J, forfeit over Collin Thielen, D.
145 – First: Cody Haugen, Min, def. Tate Hoffman, B, 9-3. Third: Matthew Elder, C, def. Jacob Schwab, SM, 5-3. Fifth: Clayton Tangen, D, pinned Dillon Clark, D, 0:48.
152 – First: Zane Braun, J, pinned Adam Stein, Man, 3:20. Third: Hunter Babeck, C, def. Josh Brilz, B, 5-3. Fifth: Robert Richter, SM, pinned Michael Cherwinski, D, 1:49.
160 – First: Ryan Blees, B, maj. dec. Hunter Bondeson, C, 19-10. Third: Brian Rabe, Min, pinned Samuel Ravnass, Man, 4:03. Fifth: Brandyn Harr, J, pinned Geraldo Fox, TM, 4:15.
170 – First: Ricardo Galindo, B, def. Konner Peterson, Man, 5-1. Third: Landon Schmidt, C, def. Eathan Gumke, J, 3-1. Fifth: Markus Noeske, W, tech. fall Ronald Azure, TM, 15-0.
182 – First: Dillon Pierce, C, def. Triston Shipley, J, 12-6. Third: Brandon Rodriguez, TM, def. Alex Haaland, W, 2-1. Fifth: Jace Dukart, D, forfeit over Willie Sam, B. Seventh: Nicholas Boechler, SM, pinned Trevor Peterson, Man, 4:26.
195 – First: Dayne Haman, Min, def. Trave Moravec, C, 12-10. Third: Drew Kary, B, def. Bret Sandberg, W, 7-0. Fifth: Zach Corneliusen, W, forfeit over Jesse Rodriguez, TM. Seventh: Alexander Spilman, Man, def. Austin Braunagel, SM, 8-2.
220 – First: Waylon DeCoteau, TM, pinned Tommy Moravec, C, 3:17. Third: Brandon Sandberg, W, def. Demetreus Roby, Min, 4-2. Fifth: Jackson Grad, SM, forfeit over Chris Mann, W.
285 – First: Nick Nesdahl, Min, def. Shawn Greenwood, C, 5-2. Third: Tyson Keplin, TM, def. Tristan Hall, B 3-1. Fifth: Anthony Mann, W, pinned Isaiah Crowe, Min, 3:37.