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'Beeters, Wildcats perform well at the Northern B/C will send nine to the All-Class State Tournament

 

February 7, 2018

Harlem's Ken Todd and Chinook's Garrett Pruttis battle it out in the 120 Lb, Championship match. Todd won the match and both will be in Billings at the All-Class State Wrestling Tournament.

The Chinook Sugarbeeters and Harlem Wildcats will be in Billings this Friday and Saturday at the All-Class State Wrestling Tournament following a solid effort at the Northern B/C Divisional in Malta.

The Sugarbeeters finished fifth in the team standings with 86 points and qualified six wrestlers for the state tournament.

Harlem collected 50 points in Malta and will send three wrestlers to Billings.

Chinook will be represented in Billings by freshman Rebecca Stroh who was named champion of the 103 pound division without having to wrestle.

Chinook sophomore Garrett Pruttis defeated Colt French of Malta/Whitewater by pinfall at the 1:15 mark of the match. Harlem junior Ken Todd defeated Jay Nicholson also of Malta/Whitewater in his semifinal by pinfall (0:43) to set up the Championship match.

Todd outlasted Pruttis in a hard fought match claiming the 120 pound title with a 7-1 decision.

Harlem senior Gavin Horn advanced to the State tournament with a third place finish at 113 pounds. Horn lost his semifinal match to Dylan Riphenburg of Shelby but responded with a win by pinfall over Harlem's Zach Johnson. Horn then defeated Stephan Schultze of Simms by pinfall (3:23) in the consolation final.

Sugarbeeter junior Ross Reed finished third at 145 pounds and advance to state. Reed began his run by pinning Tyler Larson of Shelby (1:50). He then lost his semifinal match to Kaden Moore of Malta.

In the consolation semifinal Reed defeated Hunter Decker of Simms and then won a decision over Jamess Etsey of Cut Bank 2-1.

Sophomore JT Hauer also will represent Chinook in Billings after a third place effort at 152 pounds.

Hauer fell to Calvin Maples in his quarterfinal match by pinfall and fought his way back. Hauer first pinned Marcus Woods of Malta (0:59) before pinning Cody Decker of Simms (2:16) to advance to the consolation final.

In the third/fourth place match Hauer again faced Maples but this time it was Hauer winning by pinfall in 2:42.

Harlem senior Curtis Humphreys finished second at 285 and will represent the Wildcats in Billings. Humphreys defeated Thomas Trot of Fairfield and Franky Werk of Malta, both by pinfall to advance to the final. Humphreys was defeated by Dakota Daley of Choteau by pinfall.

Chinook freshman Favion Couturier advanced to the state meet as well. Couturier finished fourth at 160 pounds and picked up wins over Ethan Davis of Fort Benton/Big Sandy and Moses Smith of Harlem at the Northern B/C Divisional.

Sophomore Reubin Swenson is the sixth Sugarbeeter to advance to the All-Class State tournament. Swenson finished fourth at 205 at the Northern B/C Divisional.

Swenson won by pinfall over Dylan Darlington of Fort Benton/Big Sandy and Samual Mishler of Simms to advance.

Northern B/C Divisional Team Scores

1.) Malta/Whitewater 195.5; 2.) Choteau 98; 3.) Valier 96; 4.) Fairfield 87; 5.) Chinook 86; 6.) Cut Bank 63.5; 7.) Fort Benton/Big Sandy 61; 7.) Simms 61; 9.) Harlem 50; 10.) Shelby 33; 11.) Conrad 12; 12.) Hays/Lodge Pole 3.

Individual Results - Chinook

103 - Rebecca Stroh (9-18) Placed 1st and scored 14.00 team points. 1st Place Match Received a bye.

120 - Garrett Pruttis (23-26) Placed 2nd and scored 16.00 team points. Quarterfinal - Received a bye . Semifinal - Won by fall over Colt French (Malta/Whitewater) 1:15. 1st Place Match - Ken Todd (Harlem) 17-6 won by decision over Garrett Pruttis (Chinook) 23-26 (Dec 7-1).

132 - Colton Liddle (23-26) (12-23) Placed 6th and scored 3.00 team points. Quarterfinal - Lost to Pete Henderson (Choteau) by fall 3:38. Cons. Round 1 - Won by fall over Lance Blackcrow (Harlem) 2:00; Cons. Semi - Lost to Darwyn Johnson (Simms) by fall 2:48. 5th Place Match - Lost to RC Skiff (Malta/Whitewater) by fall 3:49.

145 - Ross Reed (29-19) Placed 3rd and scored 12.00 team points. Quarterfinal - Won by fall over Tyler Larson (Shelby) 1:50.

Semifinal - Lost to Kaden Moore, (Malta/Whitewater) by fall 2:56. Cons. Semi - Won by decision over Hunter Decker (Simms) 12-8; 3rd Place Match - Won by decision over James Estey (Cut Bank) 2-1.

152 - JT Hauer (28-18) Placed 3rd and scored 15.00 team points. Quarterfinal - Lost to Calvin Maples (Choteau) by fall 5:49. Cons. Round 1 - Won by fall over Marcus Woods (Malta / Whitewater) 0:59; Cons. Semi - Won by fall over Cody Decker (Simms) 2:16; 3rd Place Match - Won by fall over Calvin Maples (Choteau) 2:42.

160 - Favion Couturior (26-21) Placed 4th and scored 11.00 team points. Quarterfinal - Won by fall over Ethan Davis (Fort Benton / Big Sandy) 5:41; Semifinal -Lost to JR Seewald (Cut Bank) by fall 0:38; Cons. Semi - Won by fall over Moses Smith (Harlem) 2:43; 3rd Place Match - Lost to Trever VandenBos (Valier) by fall 1:48.

170 - Tye Mitchell (17-21) Champ. Round 1 - Received a bye. Quarterfinal - Lost to Bryan Ballard (Choteau) by fall 4:17; Cons. Round 2 - Received a bye. Cons. Round 3 - Lost to Ethan Cliver (Conrad) by major decision 12-1.

182 - Rielly Weigand (7-12) Placed 5th and scored 4.00 team points. Quarterfinal - Won by fall over Kolter Bouma (Fairfield) 5:13. Semifinal - Lost to Brett Monroe (Valier) by fall 0:49. Cons. Semi - Lost to Tommy Ehman (Choteau) by decision 10-4. 5th Place Match - Won by fall over Kale Larson (Conrad) 2:24.

205 - Reubin Swenson (31-18) Placed 4th and scored 11.00 team points. Quarterfinal - Won by fall over Dylan Darlington (Fort Benton/Big Sandy) 4:52. Semifinal - Lost to Luke Lawless (Malta/Whitewater) by major decision 14-4; Cons. Semi - Won by fall over Samuel Mishler (Simms) 0:46; 3rd Place Match - Lost to Miles Bunk (Malta/ Whitewater) fall 2:44.

Individual Results - Harlem

113 - Zack Jackson Quarterfinal - Lost to Stephen Schulze (Simms) by fall 0:21; Cons. Round 1 - Received a bye; Cons. Semi - Lost to Gavin Horn (Harlem) by fall 0:10; 5th Place Match - Received a bye () (Bye).

113 - Gavin Horn (31-10) Placed 3rd and scored 12.00 team points.

Quarterfinal -Received a bye () (Bye); Semifinal - Lost to Dylan Riphenburg (Fairfield) by fall over 3:07; Cons. Semi - Won by fall over Zach Jackson (Harlem) 0-11 (Fall 0:10); 3rd Place Match - Won by fall over Stephen Schulze (Simms) 22-20 (Fall 3:23).

120 - Ken Todd (17-6) Placed 1st and scored 20.00 team points. Quarterfinal - Received a bye; Semifinal - Won by fall over Jay Nicholson (Malta / Whitewater) 23-24 (Fall 0:43); 1st Place Match - Won by decision over Garrett Pruttis (Chinook) 23-26 (Dec 7-1).

132 - Lance Blackcrow (12-23) Place is unknown and scored 0.00 team points. Quarterfinal - Lost to Andrew Andersen (Cut Bank) by tech fall 21-5; Cons. Round 1 - Lost to Colton Liddle (Chinook) by fall 2:00.

138 - Andrew Rasmussen (16-26) Champ. Round 1 - Received a bye; Quarterfinal - Lost to Malaki Hvamstad (Fairfield) by 2:53; Cons. Round 2 - Received a bye; Cons. Round 3 - Lost to Brock Barcus (Valier) by fall 0:30.

160 - Moses Smith - Placed 6th and scored 1.00 team points. Quarterfinal - Lost to Dillon Anderson (Fairfield) by fall 1:56; Cons. Round 1 - Won by decision over Dalton Estey (Cut Bank) 10-3; Cons. Semi - Lost to Favion Couturior (Chinook) by fall 2:43; 5th Place Match - Lost to Ethan Davis (Fort Benton/Big Sandy) by tech fall 15-0.

170 - Damian Schuhmacher (12-23) Champ. Round 1 - Lost to Matthew Riehl (Shelby) by fall 4:22; Cons. Round 1 - Received a bye; Cons. Round 2 - Lost to Ethan Cliver (Conrad) by 0:53.

285 - Xavier Walker - (5-28) Quarterfinal - Lost to Dakota Daley (Choteau) by fall 1:22. Cons. Round 1 - Lost to Mikkel Main by fall 2:46.

Harlem senior Gavin Horn will also compete at the state tournament after finishing third at 113 pounds.

285 - Curtis Humphreys (18-5) Placed 2nd and scored 18.00 team points. Quarterfinal - Won by fall over Thomas Troy (Fairfield 0:33; Semifinal - Won by fall over Franky Werk (Malta/Whitewater 0:21; 1st Place Match - Lost to Dakota Daley (Choteau) by fall 1:18.

.Individual Results - Hays/L.P.

160 - Gabriel Werk Quarterfinal - Lost to JR Seewald (Cut Bank) by fall 1:04; Cons. Round 1 - Lost to Ethan Davis (Fort Benton/Big Sandy) by fall 1:09.

285 - Mikkel Main (9-21) Placed 5th and scored 3.00 team points. Quarterfinal - Lost to Lane Hinderager (Simms) by fall over Mikkel Main 1:55; Cons. Round 1 - Won by fall over Xavier Walker (Harlem) 2:46; Cons. Semi - Lost to Franky Werk (Malta/Whitewater) by fall Fall 2:39; 5th Place Match - Won by fall over Thomas Troy (Fairfield) 2:43.

 
 

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