State Wrestling Championships: Brandon Valley, Canton lead respective classes after two days

Rapid City Stevens advances four wrestlers to the finals

RAPID CITY, S.D. – After two days of exciting competition at the State Wrestling Championships, Brandon Valley leads the Class A standings with 166 points.

Rapid City Stevens is second with 144.

Brandon Valley advanced six wrestlers into the finals on Saturday, while the Raiders have qualified four wrestlers into the finals.

The four wrestlers from Stevens are Jack Schoenhard (113 pounds), Logan Graf (120), Riley Benson (152) and Ryan Brink (195).

Sturgis will have two wrestlers in the finals on Saturday night. Wren Jacobs at 160 pounds and Reese Jacobs at 170 pounds.

Meanwhile, Cael Larson from Rapid City Central will be looking to win his second straight state title.

Larson will face Beau Beavers from Sioux Falls O’Gorman in the 138 pound finals.

 

Class B

Philip Area advanced four wrestlers into the finals on Saturday night.

They are Jadyn Coller (126), McCoy Peterson (152), Burk Blasius (160) and Cody Donnelly (195).

 

State Girls Wrestling

Championship Pairings

Class A – 112        Maraia Kruske, Spearfish vs Shea Irion, Spearfish

Class A – 124       Paige Denke, RC Stevens vs Regina Stoeser, Harrisburg

Class A – 143       Taylor Graveman, Spearfish vs Hattie Baldwin, Pierre

 

 

Featured Highlights from Friday, Feb. 26

Class A Quarterfinals

132 pounds     Kelton Olson, Sturgis def. Connor Elmers, Tea Area     Dec. 5-3

138       Cael Larson, RC Central def. Elijah Leonhardt, SF Roosevelt        Fall 1:57

138       Corter Doney, RC Stevens def. Sam Olson, Madison       MD  10-1

145      Bryan Roselles, RC Stevens def. Oakley Blakeman, Spearfish     Fall  5:02

Class B Quarterfinals

145       Blair Blasius, Philip Area def. Drew Gerlach, Mt. Vernon – Plankinton    Fall 2:48

170      Gavin Jacobs, Elk Point – Jefferson def. Caleb Rickenbach, Hot Springs      Dec. 8-7

 

 

 

State B Dual Championships

1st place –   Canton 27, Winner 25

 

State A Duel Championships

1st place – Pierre 34, RC Stevens 31

Class A Team Scores after Friday, Feb. 26

1    Brandon Valley 166.0
2    RC Stevens 144.0
3    Pierre 113.0
3    Watertown 113.0
5    Sturgis 82.5
6    Harrisburg 74.5
7    Mitchell 72.0
8    RC Central 51.5
9    Brookings 50.0
10    Chamberlain 49.0
11     Tea Area 44.5
12    Huron 44.0
13    Vermillion 41.5
14    Dell Rapids 40.5
15    West Central 34.0
16    Aberdeen Central 32.5
17    SF O`Gorman 31.5
18    Beresford/Alcester-Hudson 21.5
19    Milbank 20.0
20    Madison 19.5
21    Spearfish 19.0
22    SF Washington 13.0
23    SF Lincoln 12.0
24    Lennox 9.0
25    Dakota Valley 7.0
26    Cheyenne-Eagle Butte/Dupree 6.0
26    Yankton 6.0
28    SF Roosevelt 4.0
29    Douglas 2.0
30    Belle Fourche 0.0

 

Class B Teams Scores after Friday, Feb. 26

1     Canton 179.5
2    Winner Area 157.0
3    Philip Area 129.0
4    Kimball/White Lake/Platte-Geddes 89.0
5    Redfield Area 76.0
6    McCook Central/Montrose 59.0
7    Wessington Springs/Woonsocket/Wosley-Wessington 57.0
8    Burke/Gregory 49.5
9    Mt. Vernon/Plankinton/Corsica-Stickney 45.0
10    Howard 40.0
11    Wagner 39.5
12    Bon Homme/Scotland/Avon 36.0
12    Elk Point-Jefferson 36.0
14    Clark/Willow Lake 28.0
15    Groton Area 27.0
16    Parker 24.0
17    Custer 22.0
18    Hot Springs 21.5
19    Kingsbury Co 20.0
20    Sisseton 14.0
21    Harding Co 12.0
21    Miller/Highmore-Harrold 12.0
21    Newell 12.0
24    Hill City 11.0
24    Viborg-Hurley 11.0
26    Lead-Deadwood 10.0
26    Parkston 10.0
28    Webster Area 9.5
29    Sioux Valley 9.0
29    Stanley County 9.0
31    Tri-Valley 8.5
32    Faulkton Area 8.0
32    Marion/Freeman 8.0
34    Ipswich/Leola/Bowdle 5.0
34    Lyman 5.0
34    Mobridge-Pollock 5.0
37    Bennett County 3.0
37    Flandreau 3.0
37    Hamlin/Castlewood 3.0
40    Lemmon/McIntosh 2.0
41    Britton-Hecla 1.0
41    Warner/Northwestern 1.0
43    Deuel 0.0
43    Potter Co 0.0
43    St. Thomas More 0.0
43    Sully Buttes 0.0
43    Tiospa Zina 0.0

 

 

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