Central Illinois Tournaments Roundup for 12/18

El Paso Gridley Wrestling

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El-Paso-Gridley edges Clifton Central/Iroquois West for Clinton Invitational title

El-Paso-Gridley edged Clifton Central/Iroquois West by the slimmest of margins, 206-205, to capture first place honors at Saturday’s Clinton Invitational. Farmington (145), Taylorville (130) and Ridgeview/Lexington (124) rounded out the top-five in the 12-team competition.

Leading the way for coach Joe Cliffe’s champion Titans were first-place winners Conlee Landrus (132), Dax Gentes (145) and Cody Langland (170) while Tyler Roth (126), Waylon Melick (138) and Ethan Whitman (160) placed second and Charlene Hamilton (120) and Jesse Gerber (285) finished third.

Top placewinners for coach Travis Williams’ second-place Comets were champion Kayden Cody (120), runners-up Kodey Krumweide (145), Gabe Alvarez (195) and Giacomo Panazzo (285), third-place Blake Hemp (113), Brayden Morris (138), Damian Bailey (160) and Auston Miller (182) and fourth-place Garron Perzee (170) and Hunter Hull (220).

Other title winners were Taylorville’s Gage Rusher (138) and William Blue (195), Rantoul’s Rashon Allen (160) and Keddrick Terhune (182), MacArthur’s Logan Roberts (106), Farmington’s Keygan Jennings (113), Clinton’s Cayden Poole (126), Illini West’s Lance Belshaw (152), Ridgeview/Lexington’s Evan Antonio (220) and University High’s Hunter Otto (285).

Also finishing in second place were Ridgeview’s Danny Tay (113) and Judson Stover (132), University High’s Zach Gross (152) and Isaiah Im (220), Farmington’s Austin Utt (170) and Reese Shymansky (182), Streator’s Nicholas Pollett (106) and Clinton’s Teegan West (120).

Others who turned in third-place finishes were Ridgeview/Lexington’s Daniel York (106) and Declan Bender (126), Farmington’s Connor Huber (132) and Chris Haggard (220), MacArthur’s Shaundell Watson (145), Clinton’s Trevor Willis (152), Rantoul’s Colyn Sarver (170) and University High’s Joe Hunt (195).

Also finishing fourth were MacArthur’s Jamarius Meyrick (106), Savion Essiet (113), Kadon Roberts (120), Mitchell Johnson (195) and Ethan Badon (285), Taylorville’s Aiden Seiler (132), Jordan Hamell (145), Hunter Gerlick (152) and Landon Molina (182), Farmington’s Jack Adams (126) and Connor Rutz (138) and Clinton’s Kristian Hibbard (160). 

Clinton Invitational championship matches:

106: Logan Roberts (MacArthur) over Nicholas Pollett (Streator), 7-0

113: Keygan Jennings (Farmington) over Danny Tay (Ridgeview/Lexington), F 4:47

120: Kayden Cody (Clifton C./Iroquois W.) over Teegan West (Clinton), TF 5:58

126: Cayden Poole (Clinton) over Tyler Roth (El Paso-Gridley), 8-1

132: Conlee Landrus (El Paso-Gridley) over Judson Stover (Ridgeview/Lexington), F 0:21

138: Gage Rusher (Taylorville) over Waylon Melick (El Paso-Gridley), F 3:05 [pool]

145: Dax Gentes (El Paso-Gridley) over Kodey Krumweide (Clifton C./Iroquois W.), 9-1 [pool]

152: Lance Belshaw (Illini West) over Zach Gross (University High), F 2:42 [pool]

160: Rashon Allen (Rantoul) over Ethan Whitman (El Paso-Gridley), 8-1

170: Cody Langland (El Paso-Gridley) over Austin Utt (Farmington), F 4:36

182: Keddrick Terhune (Rantoul) over Rese Shymansky (Farmington), F 3:20

195: William Blue (Taylorville) over Gabe Alvarez (Clifton C./Iroquois W.), F 4:57

220: Evan Antonio (Ridgeview/Lexington) over Isaiah Im (University High), F 3:44

285: Hunter Otto (University High) over Giacomo Panazzo (Clifton C./Iroquois W.), F 4:26

Civic Memorial tops at Mascoutah

Civic Memorial tops at Mascoutah

Civic Memorial captured this year’s 29-team Mascoutah Invitational, out-pointing second place Mattoon 219.5-202. The Eagles got team points from nine wrestlers, including two individual champions on the day.

Civic Memorial coach Jerry Christeson got individual titles from Bryce Griffin (138) and Abe Wojcikiewicz (170) and a second from Colton Carlisle (182). Placing third for the Eagles were Joey Ciciocchi (132) and Logan Cooper (285), fifth-place finishers were Brad Ruckman (106) and Ashton Reed (145), Brayden Moss (160) was sixth, and Nathen Herrin (120) placed seventh.

Triad (179), O’Fallon (173), Marion (141), Jacksonville (129), Morton (127), Quincy (119.5), Collinsville (115), and Normal (111) rounded out the top 10 team finishes.

Second-place Mattoon coach Brett Porter’s Green Wave had three champions in Brady Foster (113), Kiefer Duncan (145), and Aidan Spurgeon (195), and got a second-place finish from Logan Blackburn (120) and Leo Meyer (220). The Green Wave also got a third from Korbin Bateman (126) and a fifth from Aidan Blackburn (152).

Other individual champions included Normal’s Cole Gentsch (106), Morton’s Connor Kidd (120), Triad’s Colby Crouch (126), Marion’s Ricky Wade (132) and Nate Damphier (152), Quincy’s Owen Uppinghouse (160), Belleville East’s Dominic Thebeau (182), Waterloo’s Jordan Sommers (220), and O’Fallon’s Isaiah Hill (285).

Finishing second at Mascoutah were Normal’s Caden Correll (106), East Alton-Wood River’s Aaron Niemeyer (113) and Jason Shaw (126), Alton’s Deontae Forest (132), Murphyboro’s Arojae Hart (138), Jacksonville’s Trey Elliot (145), Carbondale’s Brenden Benz (152), Triad’s Sam Wheeler (160), Collinsville’s Austin Stewart (170), Normal’s Cooper Caraway (195) and Jersey’s Jayden Busch (285).

Also placing third at Mascoutah were Anna-Jonesboro’s Drew Sadler (106) and Caleb Mays (145), Morton’s Zane Ely (113), Triad’s Chase Hall (138), Jacksonville’s James Cotton (152), Highland’s Ben Mitchell (160), Quincy’s Kayden Garrett (170), Mt. Vernon’s Jared Shafer (182), Carbondale’s Aiden Taylor (195), and Roxana’s James Herring (220).

Fourth-place finishers included Fort Zumwalt North’s Nathaniel Provost (106), East St. Louis’ Jaymz Young (113), Waterloo’s Gavin Hearren (120) and Brandon Lloyd (170), and Murphysboro’s Liam Fox (126), Morton’s Steven Marvin (132) and Jamison Almasy (138), Triad’s Aiden Postma (145) and Jordan Clines (182), Collinsville’s Thomas Miller (152), O’Fallon’s Terence Willis (160), Marion’s Clayton Tanner (195), Mt. Vernon’s Ethan Rivera (220), and Roxana’s Justin Laws (285).

Mascoutah Invitational championship matches:
106: Gentsch (Normal) over Correll (Normal), 5-0
113: Foster (Mattoon) over Niemeyer (East Alton-Wood River), 6-0
120: Kidd (Morton) over Blackburn (Mattoon), F 3:55

126: Crouch (Triad) over Shaw (East Alton-Wood River), F :52
132: Wade (Marion) over Forest (Alton), 8-4
138: Griffin (Civic Memorial) over Hart (Murphysboro), SV-1
145: Duncan (Mattoon) over Elliot (Jacksonville), 5-3
152: Damphier (Marion) over Banz (Carbondale), F 3:56
160: Uppinghouse (Quincy) over Wheeler (Triad), F 4:58
170: Wojcikiewicz (Civic Memorial) over Stewart (Collinsville), TF 5:00
182: Thebeau (Belleville E.) over Carlisle (Civic Memorial), 12-5
195: Spurgeon (Mattoon) over Caraway (Normal), 12-5
220: Sommers (Waterloo) over Meyer (Mattoon), F 2:42
285: Hill (O’Fallon) over Busch (Jersey), F 3:49

Oakwood/Salt Fork claims top honors at Cumberland Skull and Crossbones

Oakwood/Salt Fork claims top honors at Cumberland Skull and Crossbones

Oakwood/Salt Fork won four titles and had six finalists to help it claim top honors with 219.5 points at Saturday’s Cumberland Skull and Crossbones Tournament in Toledo.

Fairfield edged Lawrenceville/Red Hill 141-135 for second while Shelbyville (131) and Cumberland/Newton (127) rounded out the top five squads in the 15-team competition.

Winning titles for coach Mike Glosser’s champion Comets were Pedro Rangel (126), Reef Pacot (132), Bryson Capansky (138) and Grant Brewer (145) while Carter Chambliss (120) and Harley Grimm (220) finished second. Taking third place was Brysen Vasquez (160) while Doug Meyers (182) and Jamison Van Vickle (285) finished fourth.

Leading the way for coach Jordan Griffith’s second-place Mules was champion Payton Allen (220) and second-place finishers Konnor Dagg (195) and Jaxon Combs (285). Cole Simpson (138) placed third while Chase Phillips (126) and Scotty Cuff (132) took fourth.

Other champions were Lawrenceville/Red Hill’s Brian Seed (170) and Nathan Blackwell (182), Cumberland/Newton’s Colby Ryan (195) and Noah Carl (285), Carlyle’s Tyson Waughtel (106), Harrisburg’s Tony Keene (113), Shelbyville’s Calvin Miller (120), Effingham’s Jon Perry (152) and Robinson’s Jared Hermann (160).

Taking second were Cumberland/Newton’s Hank Warfel (106), Jerod Carl (145) and Isten Syfert (170), Monticello’s Cal Spence (152) and Kaleb Reid (160),  Lawrenceville/Red Hill’s Dylan Aten (113), Harrisburg’s Briar Butler (126), Herrin’s Blue Bishop (132), Effingham’s Robert Reardon (138) and Litchfield’s Hunter Hancock (182).

Three of the closest title matches were decided by two points or less. Ryan won 8-7 over Dagg at 195, Seed prevailed 13-11 over Syfert at 170 and Pacot claimed a 5-3 victory over Bishop at 132.

Placing third were Robinson’s Keaton Ault (113), Austin Hargrave (195), Craig Markello (220) and Dalton Woods (285), Shelbyville’s Gage Smith (126), Kaz Fox (132), Will Fox (152) and Bradley Sanders (182), Litchfield/Mt. Olive’s Alex Powell (106), Herrin’s Brody Reagan (120), Monticello’s Jaxson Trent (145) and Carlyle’s Owen Birkner (170).

Finishing fourth were Mt. Carmel’s Satchel Taylor (106), Kenny Taylor (160) and Mason Rayborn (220), Lawrenceville/Red Hill’s Isaac Foster (120) and Hayden Fry (152), Warrensburg-Latham’s Vincent Fiore (145) and Mason Hawkins (170), Carlyle’s Franc Jackson (113), Monticello’s Eli Bailey (138) and Litchfield/Mt. Olive’s Devin Hansel (195).

Cumberland Skull and Crossbones championship matches:

106: Tyson Waughtel (Carlyle) over Hank Warfel (Cumberland/Newton), TF 3:19

113: Tony Keene (Harrisburg) over Dylan Aten (Lawrenceville/Red Hill), F 0:20

120: Calvin Miller (Shelbyville) over Carter Chambliss (Oakwood/Salt Fork), 6-1

126: Pedro Rangel (Oakwood/Salt Fork) over Briar Butler (Harrisburg), F 3:46

132: Reef Pacot (Oakwood/South Fork) over Blue Bishop (Herrin), 5-3

138: Bryson Capansky (Oakwood/South Fork) over Robert Reardon (Effingham), F 1:30

145: Grant Brewer (Oakwood/Salt Fork) over Jerod Carl (Cumberland/Newton), F 1:33

152: Jon Perry (Effingham) over Cal Spence (Monticello), F 5:15

160: Jared Hermann (Robinson) over Kaleb Reid (Monticello), F 2:52

170: Brian Seed (Lawrenceville/Red Hill) over Isten Syfert (Cumberland/Newton), 13-11

182: Nathan Blackwell (Lawrenceville/Red Hill) over Hunter Hancock (Litchfield/Mt. Olive), F 5:10

195: Colby Ryan (Cumberland/Newton) over Konnor Dagg (Fairfield), 8-7

220: Payton Allen (Fairfield) over Harley Grimm (Oakwood/South Fork), F 0:23

285: Noah Carl (Cumberland/Newton) over Jaxon Combs (Fairfield), F 3:20

LeRoy/Tri-Valley claims title at Metamora Holiday Classic

LeRoy/Tri-Valley claims title at Metamora Holiday Classic

LeRoy/Tri-Valley had three champions and seven individuals who reached the title mat and that helped it to claim top honors at Saturday’s Metamora Holiday Classic.

Coach Brady Sant Amour’s Panthers scored 145 points to claim top honors in the 11-team competition while Peoria High edged Galesburg 116-111.5 for second place while Notre Dame was fourth with 95.5 points and the host Redbirds edged Richwoods 79.5-79 for fifth place.

Winning titles for LeRoy/Tri-Valley were Kobe Brent (113), Ethan Conaty (152) and Tyson Brent (182) while Brock Owens (120), Colton Prosser (126), Jack Green (132) and Andrew Moore (220) all claimed second-place finishes and Brady Mouser (106) finished fourth.

“We are a fairly young team, and had a couple starters out sick this past weekend,” Sant Amour said.  “But our young freshman-sophomores really stepped up and performed this past weekend. Our upperclassmen performed how we expected with two first-place and two second-place finishes led by Ethan Conaty and Tyson Brent at 152 and 182.”

Top finishers for coach Shaun McGinnes’ runner-up Lions were champions Kenny Rutherford (138) and Tim Petty (285), second-place finishers Tuison Conner (145), Cedric Beckham (182) and Landon Newby-Holesome (285) and third-place performers Kaleb Lawson (170) and Saevion Brent (220).

Other champions in the competition were Notre Dame’s Ian Akers (106), Jac Couri (126), Chase Daugherty (132) and Joey Mushinsky (160), Galesburg’s Gauge Shipp (120) and Jeremiah Morris (220), Metamora’s Sam Ohl (145) and Brody Vancil (195) and Eureka’s Jack Godinez (170).

Also finishing in second-place were Kankakee’s Caleb Dickens (138) and Michael Bannerman (195), Morris’ Brandon Anderson (106), Notre Dame’s Eddie Couri (113), Galesburg’s Cheveyo Thomas (152), Putnam County/Hall Township’s Connor Brooker (160) and Pontiac’s Hunter Travis (170). 

Richwoods had six third-place finishers, Colton Boyer (106), Rykis Doss (113), Barnard Cox (126), Jayden Putts (145), Mike Vincent (152) and Misael Quintero (182). Also placing third were Galesburg’s Jashon Parks (195) and Tyler Kemp (285), Metamora’s Carter Atherton (132) and Chase Packman (138), Morris’ Ian Wills (120) and Eureka’s Dillon Wiles (160).

Other fourth-place finishers were Morris’ Ella McDonnell (113) and Julian Gonzales (152), Eureka’s Garrett Kean (120) and Noah King (145), Metamora’s Aaron Andrade (132) and Max Largent (170), Kankakee’s Travon Jordan (182) and Rojelio Cornejo (285), Galesburg’s Emilio Torres (195) and Benny Vargas (220), Pontiac’s Chance Smith (126) and  Notre Dame’s Tommy Miller (160). 

Metamora Classic championship matches:

106: Ian Akers (Notre Dame) over Brandon Anderson (Morris), 4-0 [pool]

113: Kobe Brent (LeRoy/Tri-Valley) over Eddie Couri (Notre Dame), 6-1 [pool]

120: Gauge Shipp (Galesburg) over Brock Owens (LeRoy/Tri-Valley), TF 21-6 [pool]

126: Jac Couri (Notre Dame) over Colton Prosser (LeRoy/Tri-Valley), 7-4 [pool]

132: Chase Daugherty (Notre Dame) over Jack Green (LeRoy/Tri-Valley), 7-0 [pool]

138: Kenny Rutherford (Peoria High) over Caleb Dickens (Kankakee), F 2:52 [pool]

145: Sam Ohl (Metamora) over Tuison Conner (Peoria High), 16-6

152: Ethan Conaty (LeRoy/Tri-Valley) over Cheveyo Thomas (Galesburg), 11-3

160: Joey Mushinsky (Notre Dame) over Connor Brooker (Putnam Co./Hall Twp.), F 3:25

170: Jack Godinez (Eureka) over Hunter Travis (Pontiac), 4-1

182: Tyson Brent (LeRoy/Tri-Valley) over Cedric Beckham (Peoria High), 14-2

195: Brody Vancil (Metamora) over Micheal Bannerman (Kankakee), F 2:36

220: Jeremiah Morris (Galesburg) over Andrew Moore (LeRoy/Tri-Valley), 6-1 [pool]

285: Tim Petty (Peoria High) over Landon Newby-Holesome (Peoria High), 5-3

Rockridge edges Lena-Winslow/Stockton for Erie/Prophetstown title

Rockridge edges Lena-Winslow/Stockton for Erie/Prophetstown title

Rockridge used five second-place and five third-place finishes to overcome Lena-Winslow/Stockton’s six titles to capture the team championship at Saturday’s Erie/Prophetstown Holiday Tournament in Erie by a 205.5-199 margin.

Newman Central Catholic (175), Erie/Prophetstown (136.5) and Illini Bluffs (114) rounded out the top five squads in the 14-team competition.

Coach Lucas Smith’s champion Rockets received second-place finishes from Cael Kuster (113), Jude Finch (126), Peyton Locke (160), Nathan Petreikis (182) and Sam Buser (285) while Bryan Blumenstien (132), Reese Finch (145), Cole McCabe (152), Zayd Evans (170) and Connor Shaffer (220) took third and Tyler Thiem (120) placed fourth.

Champions for coach Kevin Milder’s runner-up Panthers were Garrett Luke (145), Jared Dvorak (152), Marey Roby (160), Griffin Luke (170), Drew Mensendike (195) and Henry Engel (220) while Zach White (138) finished fourth.

Other champions were Newman Central Catholic’s Brady Grennan (120), Carter Rude (126) and Will Rude (138), Erie/Prophetstown’s Wyatt Goossens (113) and Elijah Friedrichsen (285), East Peoria’s Bailey Lusch (106), Illini Bluffs’ Ian O’Connor (132) and Morrison’s Kayden White (182).

Also finishing in second place were Illini Bluffs’ Fischer Dickinson (106), Avery Speck (120) and Paul Ishikawa (138), Newman Central Catholic’s Daniel Kelly (132) and Mason Glaudel (152), Erie/Prophetstown’s Jase Grunder (145) and Nick Ballard (220), Fulton’s Zane Pannell (170) and East Peoria’s Zach Eaton (195).

In a clash of IWCOA Class 1A state champions, Will Rude captured a 3-1 win over Ishikawa in the 138 finals. Rude was top-ranked in 1A at 145 while Ishikawa was ranked first at 138. Ishikawa won the 126 title in June and Rude was the champion at 138. In two other close title matches, Friedrichsen beat Buser 5-3 at 285 and Garrett Luke was a 7-5 winner over Grunder at 145. 

Other third place finishers were Sherrard’s Austin Fratzke (138), Ryder Roelf (182) and Walker Anderson (195), Erie/Prophetstown’s Sophia Wheeler (106), Illini Bluffs’ Carson Overton (113), Orion’s Luke Moen (120), Polo’s Wyatt Doty (126), Newman Central Catholic’s Tom Powers (160) and Morrison’s Nate Schaefer (285).

Finishing fourth were Sherrard’s Pierce Findlay (113) and Jayden Thomson (132), Newman Central Catholic’s Brenden Tunink (145) and Hunter Luyando (170), East Peoria’s Kaden Rowland (182) and Jose Del Toro (285), Rock Falls’ Ryan McCord (160) and Josh Woodard (220), Sterling’s Nakynzy Canazos-Hodge (106), Illini Bluffs’ Jackson Carroll (126), Orion’s Nolan Loete (152) and Erie/Prophetstown’s Andrew Bomleny (195).

Erie/Prophetstown Tournament championship matches:

106: Bailey Lusch (East Peoria) over Fischer Dickinson (Illini Bluffs), F 1:40 [pool]

113: Wyatt Goossens (East Peoria) over Cael Kuster (Rockridge), F 3:39

120: Brady Grennan (Newman Catholic) over Avery Speck (Illini Bluffs), F 0:54

126: Carter Rude (Newman Catholic) over Jude Finch (Rockridge), F 5:23

132: Ian O’Connor (Illini Bluffs) over Daniel Kelly (Newman Catholic), 8-4

138: Will Rude (Newman Catholic) over Paul Ishikawa (Illini Bluffs), 3-1

145: Garrett Luke (Lena-Winslow/Stockton) over Jase Grunder (East Peoria), 7-5

152: Jared Dvorak (Lena-Winslow/Stockton) over Mason Glaudel (Newman Catholic), 11-6

160: Marey Roby (Lena-Winslow/Stockton) over Peyton Locke (Rockridge), F 3:31

170: Griffin Luke (Lena-Winslow/Stockton) over Zane Pannell (Fulton), 8-1

182: Kayden White (Morrison) over Nathan Petreikis (Rockridge), F 5:34

195: Drew Mensendike (Lena-Winslow/Stockton) over Zach Eaton (East Peoria), 9-4

220: Henry Engel (Lena-Winslow/Stockton) over Nick Ballard (East Peoria), F 3:10

285: Elijah Friedrichsen (East Peoria) over Sam Buser (Rockridge), 5-3

Unity captures top honors in own invitational

Unity captures top honors in own invitational

Host Unity sent six individuals to the title mat and won two championships to help it capture top honors by a 218-202.5 margin over IC Catholic Prep in Saturday’s Unity Invitational, a 15-team tournament which was held in Tolono. Rochester (141), Peotone (130.5) and Benton (120) rounded out the top five in the field.

Winning titles for coach Logan Patton’s champion Rockets were Tavius Hosley (145) and Nick Nosler (195) while Braxton Manuel (152), Grant Albaugh (182), Karson Richardson (220) and Oran Varela (285) took second place and Kaden Inman (120), Hunter Eastin (195) and Chance Ingleman (285) finished third. 

Leading the way for coach Jason Renteria’s runner-up Knights were champions Andrew Alvarado (113), Nick Renteria (126), Michael Calcagno (182), Jadon Mims (220) and Isaiah Gonzalez (285) while Omar Samayoa (132) and Brandon Navarro (170) finished second and Joseph Gliatta (145) claimed third place.

Other champions were Rochester’s Conner Carroll (106) and Nolan Mrozowski (132), Hoopeston Area’s Angel Zamora (160) and Abel Colunga (170), St. Joseph Ogden’s Holden Brazelton (120), Peotone’s Marco Spinazzola (138) and Bishop McNamara’s Luke Christie (152).

Also finishing in second place were Benton’s Jaden Courter (106) and Mason Tieffel (126), Peotone’s Kevin Hogan (145) and Oscar Vilalobos (195), St. Joseph-Ogden’s Emmitt Holt (113), Bishop McNamara’s Jackson Jeck (120), Rochester’s Cole Peters (138) and Lanphier’s Connor Janssen (160).

The closest championship matches were four-point decisions with Alvarado over Holt 4-0 at 113, Renteria beating Tieffel 8-4 at 126, Colunga over Navarro 6-2 at 170 and Mims defeating Richardson 8-4 at 220.

Other third-place finishers were Peotone’s Santino Izzi (126) and Ian Kreske (132), Danville’s Dalton Wells (138) and Phil Shaw (182), Hoopeston Area’s Ethan Schwartz (152) and Hunter Cannon (220), Carterville’s Brawnsen Bloodworth (106), Urbana’s Cordero Sims (113), Centralia’s Noah Morris (160) and Lanphier’s Gabe Orosco (170).

Finishing in fourth place were Centralia’s Lane Griffin (126), Levi Shook (152) and Elijah Johnson (195), Rochester’s Luke Gribbins (106), Adam Gribbins (113) and Drake Pfeiffer (120), Beardstown’s Bryan Gil (132) and Treysean Grant (145), Benton’s Avery Grimes (138) and Connor Dean (160), Danville’s Dalton Brown (170), Peotone’s Jackson Bergeron (182), Urbana’s Andre Hunt (220) and Carterville’s Zechariah Miller (285).

Unity Invitational championship matches:

106: Conner Carroll (Rochester) over Jaden Courter (Benton), 17-7

113: Andrew Alvarado (IC Catholic) over Emmitt Holt (St. Joseph-Ogden), 4-0

120: Holden Brazelton (St. Joseph-Ogden) over Jackson Jeck (Bishop McNamara), F 1:37

126: Nick Renteria (IC Catholic) over Mason Tieffel (Benton), 8-4

132: Nolan Mrozowski (Rochester) over Omar Samayoa (IC Catholic), F 0:39

138: Marco Spinazzola (Peotone) over Cole Peters (Rochester), F 3:10

145: Tavius Hosley (Unity) over Kevin Hogan (Peotone), 13-2

152: Luke Christie (Bishop McNamara) over Braxton Manuel (Unity), 13-1

160: Angel Zamora (Hoopeston Area) over Connor Janssen (Lanphier), F 2:39

170: Abel Colunga (Hoopeston Area) over Brandon Navarro (IC Catholic), 6-2

182: Michael Calcagno (IC Catholic) over Grant Albaugh (Unity), 9-3

195: Nick Nosler (Unity) over Oscar Vilalobos (Peotone), F 4:28

220: Jadon Mims (IC Catholic) over Karson Richardson (Unity), 8-4

285: Isaiah Gonzalez (IC Catholic) over Oran Varela (Unity), 5-0

Centennial wins Springfield Joe Bee Memorial Tournament

Centennial wins Springfield Joe Bee Memorial Tournament

Centennial beat Cahokia 212-195 for top honors at Springfield High’s Joe Bee Memorial Tournament while LaSalle-Peru took third place with 134 points. Four of the eight teams had three champions, with Pekin (120) and Granite City (116) joining the top two teams in that distinction.

Winning titles for the coach Jeff Rieck’s champion Chargers were Trevor Schoonover (126), Kodiac Pruitt (160) and Jack Barnhart (220) while Jaiden Smith (106), Darell Dugar (113), Declan Pate (120), David Navarra (182) and Branden Harvey (195) were second while Freddy Mbangi (132), Nick Pianfetti (138), Leon Gordon (160) and Henry Spinela (170) took third place.

Capturing championships for coach Emanuel Brooks’ runner-up Comanches were Nicholas Scott (106), Nick Deloach Jr. (152) and Corron Midgett (170). Demerious McGill (126), Anthony Winters (145), Damien Phipps (160) and Berylonte Shegog (285) took second place while Dionte Scott (113) and Tyrese Brownlee (195) took third and Nehemiah Trimble (145) and Quinterrous Jones (220) finished fourth.

Other champions were Granite City’s Brenden Rayl (113), Caleb Scott (120) and Dylan Boyd (138), Pekin’s Ramez Watson (132), Shamon Handegan (182) and Tyler Haynes (285), Springfield High’s Alex Souva (145) and LaSalle-Peru’s Connor Lorden (195).

Also finishing second were Limestone’s Cosmo Palmgren (132) and Aydan Trueblood (220), Springfield High’s Chris Macklin (152) and Jackson O’Connor (170) and Granite City’s Braden Kelly (138).

Others claiming third place finishes were Pekin’s Dalton Davis (106) and Karso Lamb (220), LaSalle-Peru’s Reegan Kellett (120) and Connor Sines (152), Sacred Heart-Griffin’s Michael Ference (126) and Cor y West (182), Limestone’s Gabe Hodges (145) and Springfield High’s Shamar Richardson (285).

Also finishing fourth were Springfield High’s Ryan Hayes (113), Kaden Rios (120), Oliver Record-Frank (132) and Elijah Bell (170), LaSalle-Peru’s Kaleb Vela (126) and Gunnar Skoog (138), Sacred Heart-Griffin’s Lennon Long (152) and Jack Ludolph (195) and Granite City’s Jaylen Williams (160) and Mason Kelly (285).

Springfield High Joe Bee Memorial Tournament championship matches:

106: Nicholas Scott (Cahokia) over Jaiden Smith (Centennial), F 1:25 [pool]

113: Brenden Rayl (Granite City) over Darell Dugar (Centennial), F 2:30 [pool]

120: Caleb Scott (Granite City) over Declan Pate (Centennial), F 0:54

126: Trevor Schoonover (Centennial) over Demerious McGill (Cahokia), 9-1

132: Ramez Watson (Pekin) over Cosmo Palmgren (Limestone), 12-6

138: Dylan Bond (Granite City) over Braden Kelly (Granite City), Inj.

145:Alex Souva (Springfield High) over Anthony Winters (Cahokia), F 2:00

152: Nick Deloach Jr. (Cahokia) over Chris Macklin (Springfield High), F 4:52

160: Kodiac Pruitt (Centennial) over Damien Phipps (Cahokia), 10-4

170: Corron Midgett (Cahokia) over Jackson O’Connor (Springfield High), F 0:34

182: Shamon Handegan (Pekin) over David Navarra (Centennial), F 3:06 [pool]

195: Connor Lorden (LaSalle-Peru) over Branden Harvey (Centennial), F 0:22

220: Jack Barnhart (Centennial) over Aydan Trueblood (Limestone), 13-3

285: Tyler Haynes (Perkin) over Berylonte Shegog (Cahokia), F 1:27

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