Southern Illinois Recap from 12/4

by IWCOA reports

Triad claims top honors at Glenwood Invite

Triad had three title winners and seven top-four finishers to help it score 183 points and capture the title of the 16-team Glenwood Invite that was held in Chatham. 

Coach Russ Witzig’s Knights received championship wins from Colby Crouch (132), Aiden Postma (138) and Seth Brooks (195) and a runner-up finish from Chase Hall (145) to help them finish with a comfortable margin over runner-up Glenwood (168.5) and third-place Centennial (163.5).

In championship matches, MacArthur’s Logan Roberts edged Peoria Notre Dame’s Ian Akers 4-3 at 106, Grayslake Central’s Anthony Alanis got a fall in 3:44 over Notre Dame’s Eddie Couri at 113, O’Fallon’s Brodey Durbin won 8-0 over Grayslake Central’s Tyler Weidman at 120, Centennial’s Trevor Schoonover claimed a 6-4 victory over O’Fallon’s Andrew Orloski at 126, Crouch won by fall in 1:08 over Glenwood’s Ben Maduena at 132, Postma got a pin in 1:03 over Carbondale’s Aiden Murphy at 138 and Glenwood’s Aden Byal won 6-1 over Hall at 145.

In other title matches, Dunlap’s Nick Mueller edged Centennial’s Tyler Easter 7-5 at 152, Notre Dame’s Joey Mushinsky won by fall in 2:30 over Carbondale’s Isaiah Duckworth at 160, Collinsville’s Austin Stewart got a pin in 3:01 against O’Fallon’s Jaron Alf at 170, Grayslake Central’s Matty Jens prevailed 6-4 over Mt. Vernon’s Jared Shafer at 182, Brooks won a 13-4 major decision over East Peoria’s Zach Eaton at 195, Centennial’s Jack Barnhart won by fall in 1:26 over Mt. Vernon’s Mason Randall at 220 and Glenwood’s Alex Hamrick captured a 2-0 victory over O’Fallon’s Isaiah Hill at 285.

Capturing third-place finishes were Triad’s Landon Tourville (170) and Jordan Clines (182), Notre Dame’s Jesus Prieto (120) and Jac Couri (126), Harlem’s Andrew Ryden (145) and Caleb Ecklund (160), Glenwood’s Kayle Blankenship (106) and Jaidyn Lee (220), Peoria High’s Kenny Rutherford (138) and Tim Petty (285), Centennial’s Darell Dugar (113), Collinsville’s Ian Freeman (132), O’Fallon’s Elijah Roberts (152) and Carbondale’s Aiden Taylor (195).

Fourth-place finishers were Collinsville’s Carter Bubb (113), Owen Neimeier (120) and Cameron Varner (138), Notre Dame’s Chase Daugherty (132) and Tommy Miller (160), Glenwood’s Larson Nestar (106) and Brandon Bray (195), Dunlap’s Mohammad Jaber (182) and Austin Hasselman (285), Harlem’s Donavin Vanderheyden (126), Triad’s Landon Steinman (145), Grayslake Central’s Ramon Enriquez (152), East Peoria’s Austin Seaman (170) and Centennial’s Brandon Harvey (220).

Civic Memorial captures own Holiday Tournament

Civic Memorial captured top honors in its 42nd annual Holiday Tournament with 237 points while Vandalia took second place with 191.5 points, Bloomington was third with 169 and Mattoon finished fourth with 150 points in the 22-team event in Bethalto.

Coach Jeremy Christeson’s champion Eagles received title wins from Joey Biciocchi (132), Abe Wojcikiewicz (170), Miggy Gonzalez (182), Colton Carlisle (195) and Logan Cooper (285) while Bradley Ruckman (106) and Bryce Griffin (138) both claimed second placed finishes. 

In title matches, Carlyle’s Tyson Waughtel won 8-0 over Ruckman at 106, Mattoon’s Brady Foster was a 7-3 winner over East Alton-Wood River’s Aaron Niemeyer at  113, Bloomington’s Carson Nishida pinned Benton’s Bobby Rodriguez in 1:44 at 120, East Alton-Wood River’s Jason Shaw won by disqualification over Benton’s Mason Tieffel at 126, Biciocchi won 7-3 over Vandalia’s Owen Miller at 132, Murphysboro’s Arojae Hart edged Griffin 7-6 at 138 and Vandalia’s Cutter Prater prevailed 11-9 over Mattoon’s Aidan Blackburn at 145.

In the other championship matches, Mattoon’s Kiefer Duncan won by fall in 3:34 over Jacksonville’s Trey Elliott at 152, Murphysboro’s Dayton Hoffman was a 5-0 winner over Vandalia’s Ryan Kaiser at 160, Wojcikiewicz won with a fall in 1:17 over Jacksonville’s Luca Thies at 170, Gonzalez recorded a pin in 0:48 over Jersey Community’s Connor Chin at 182, Carlisle won 3-1 in sudden victory over Bloomington’s Anthony Curry at 195, Waterloo’s Jordan Sommers edged Bloomington’s Jack Weltha 6-5 at 220 and Cooper won by fall in 1:50 over Jersey Community’s Jayden Busch at 285.

Claiming third-place finishes were East St. Louis’ Jaymz Young (106), Cody Powell (152) and Mekhi McDowell (285), Vandalia’s Sophie Bowers (113), Pierson Wilkerson (120) and Eric Barenfanger (220), Jacksonville’s Collin Reif (138) and James Cotton (160), Mattoon’s Korbin Bateman (126), Murphysboro’s Bryce Edwards (132), Bloomington’s Jacob Barger (145), Waterloo’s Brandon Lloyd (170), Benton’s Connor Dean (182) and Centralia’s Elijah Johnson (195).

Fourth-place finishers were Bloomington’s Javier Enriquez-Lynd (113), Noah Read (126) and Stephen Carr (285), Highland’s Tyson Rakers (132) and Ben Mitchell (152), Centralia’s Nate Lecrone (120) and Noah Morris (160), Waterloo’s Drew Rose (182) and Kreighton Bair (195), Vandalia’s Daniel Kirkland (106), Mattoon’s Mick Porter (138), Civic Memorial’s Ashton Reed (145), Carlyle’s Owen Birkner (170) and Champaign Central’s Zavier Neill (220).

Lawrenceville/Red Hill wins Lawrence County Tourney

Lawrenceville/Red Hill captured top honors at Saturday’s Lawrence County Tourney in Lawrenceville by scoring 186.5 points, which was well ahead of second-place Fairfield, which scored 153 points. Frankfort Community (149) beat out Carmi-White County (146) and Anna-Jonesboro (144) to claim third place in the 11-team competition..

Coach Sam Hyre’s Indians captured top honors after receiving title wins from Hayden Frey (152) and Brian Seed (170) while Brianna Richey (106), Shaina Hyre (120), Nathan Blackwell (182) and Dylan Camden (220) claimed second-place finishes for the hosts.

In championship matches, Anna-Jonesboro’s Drew Sadler won by fall in 1:12 over Richey at 106, Harrisburg’s Tony Keene got a pin in 0:15 against Mt. Carmel’s Jordan Wood at 113, Frankfort’s Eli Klus recorded a fall in 2:49 over Hyre at 120, Richland County’s Carson Bissey was a winner by fall in 1:39 over Anna-Jonesboro’s Brett Smith at 126, Herrin’s Elijah Bishop captured a 10-0 major decision over Fairfield’s Scotty Cuff at 132, Anna-Jonesboro’s Blake Mays won a 10-0 major decision over Fairfield’s Cole Simpson at 138 and Anna-Jonesboro’s Caleb Mays recorded a fall in 0:55 against Frankfort’s Gavin Mann at 145.

In other title matches, Frey won by fall in 1:44 over Fairfield’s Jerek Keoghan at 152, Robinson’s Jared Hermann won by injury default in 2:00 over Mt. Carmel’s Kenny Taylor at 160, Seed recorded a pin in 1:26 over Harrisburg’s Josh Stewart at 170, Robinson’s Aiden Schrader won 7-0 over Blackwell at 182, Fairfield’s Konner Dagg captured an 11-2 major decision over Harrisburg’s Bryant Lester at 195, Fairfield’s Payton Allen won 6-0 over Camden at 220 and Carmi-White County’s Titus Wood got a fall in 2:34 against Frankfort’s Braxton Tutt at 285.

Claiming third-place finishes were Carmi-White County’s Trenton Belford (138), Isaac King (182) and Nelson Rider (195), Robinson’s Draegon Johnson (145), Austin Hargrave (220) and Dalton Woods (285), Anna-Jonesboro’s Zoee Sadler (113) and Daniel Dover (120), Mt. Carmel’s Satchel Taylor (106), Lawrenceville’s Dylan Aten (126), Harrisburg’s Sebastian Brown (132), Richland County’s Kaden Hess (152), Fairfield’s Talon Keoghan (160) and Carterville’s Chris Bates (170).

Mount Carmel third, DeKalb fourth at Dan Gable Donnybrook

Three Illinois teams finished in the top five at the 33-team Dan Gable Donnybrook in Coralville, Iowa. Mount Carmel edged DeKalb 352.5-351 for third place while Marmion Academy beat out Bettendorf, Iowa 269.5-263.5 for fifth. Lockport was eighth with 246 points while Joliet Catholic Academy (155), Lincoln-Way West (101), Huntley (84.5) and Marian Central Catholic (69.5) also competed in the event which was won by Liberty (Missouri) with 419.5 points while Waverly-Shell Rock (Iowa) took second with 372 points.

Illinois champions were Mount Carmel’s Seth Mendoza (106), Sergio Lemley (126) and Ryan Boersma (285), DeKalb’s Tommy Curran (145) and Lockport’s Brayden Thompson (170) while DeKalb’s Danny Aranda (120) and Bradley Gillum (182) and Lockport’s Carlos Munoz-Flores (132) all took second place.

In championship matches, Mendoza won 5-3 over Brandon Morvari of Simley (Minnesota) at 106, Lemley claimed a 13-4 victory over Carter Freeman of Waukee Northwest (Iowa) at 126, Tommy Curran claimed a 10-7 decision over Kyle Dutton of Liberty (Missouri) at 145, Thompson prevailed 3-1 by sudden victory over Tate Naaktgeboren of Linn-Mar (Iowa) at 170 and Boersma won by fall in 2:29 over Jake Walker of Waverly-Shell Rock (Iowa) at 285.

Aranda lost 13-2 to Trever Anderson of Ankeny (Iowa) at 120, Munoz-Flores dropped a 5-2 decision to Zach Ourada of Omaha Skutt Catholic (Nebraska) at 132 and Gillum suffered an 9-2 setback to Bennett Berge of Kasson-Mantorville (Minnesota) at 182.

Third-place finishers from Illinois schools were Mount Carmel’s Damian Resendez (113) and Colin Kelly (160) and DeKalb’s Damien Lopez (152) while Marmion’s Jack Lesher (182) and Sean Scheck (22) and Mount Carmel’s Eddie Enright (132) finished fourth. 

Fifth-place efforts were turned in by JCA’s Gylon Sims (120), Mason Alessio (152) and Owen Gerdes (220) and DeKalb’s Luke Schmerbach (170) while Marmion’s Jameson Garcia (113) and Kenny Siwicki (160), DeKalb’s Danny Curran (138), Huntley’s Ryder Hunkins (182) and Lincoln-Way West’s Michael Sneed (220) all took sixth place.

Claiming seventh place was Lockport’s Keegan Roberson (152) and placing eighth were JCA’s Logan Kuhl-Trimmer (132) and Owen O’Connor (138), Mount Carmel’s Jairo Acuna (120), Marian Central Catholic’s Nik Jimenez (145), Lockport’s Paul Kadlec (160), DeKalb’s Bryson Buhk (195) and Marmion’s Jared Durian (285).

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