The nine Spartan wrestlers who placed in the top four at Divisionals traveled to Billings to participate in the State B-C Competition Feb. 13-15.
Posted February 21, 2014
By Lacey Zumbrun
The nine Spartan wrestlers who placed in the top four at Divisionals traveled to Billings to participate in the State B-C Competition Feb. 13-15. Travis Koenig, Mason Melby and Dustin Irgens placed at State and brought home medals. Once again, Mason Melby wrestled in the championship and won an exciting overtime match 7-5, finishing his season undefeated. Travis placed fourth, finishing his senior season 32-10; and Dustin placed sixth with a 17-13 season.
98 lbs. – Trevor Griffith pinned by Chasse DeBoo (Choteau) 3:24; 2nd round – bye; pinned James Whitmas (Shepherd) 3:01; pinned by Blaine Parkin (Superior) 3:12
120 lbs. – Keegan Kary – finished the season 21-17, defeated Connor DeBrucker (Fort Benton) 9-0, lost to Zeke Durden (Eureka) 1-4, defeated Jake Reinschmidt (Whitehall) 4-2, pinned by Eli Walston (Columbus) 3:39
126 lbs. – Paul Wang pinned by Jake Hall (Columbus) 2:53, lost to Josh Schmidt (Eureka) 0-12
126 lbs. – Cody Perry – finished the season 30-15, defeated by Logan Schwope (Townsend) 12-14, defeated James Defienne (Plains) 9-6, pinned by Jake Hall (Columbus) 3:50
132 lbs. – Spencer Losing – finished the season 17-15, pinned by Teague Jones (Harlem) 2:51, defeated Jace Rodgers (Cascade) 6-0, lost to Cody King (Glasgow) 2-12
145 lbs. – Travis Koenig, 4th – finished season 32-10, lost to Ben Rauscher (Conrad) 3-5, pinned Colten Bray (Thompson Falls) 1:58, pinned Brett Volkman (Florence) 2:49, defeated John Manning (Huntley Project) 6-0, defeated Ben Rauscher (Conrad) 10-0, lost to Reed Vandenbos (Cut Bank) 6-11
160 lbs. – Cody Beyers – finished the season 30-14, lost to Robert Jennings (Cut Bank) 2-3, pinned Noah Daniels (Columbus) 3:12, pinned by Alex Alec Beautott (Arlee) 3:54
182 lbs. – Mason Melby – 1st – finished season 39-0, pinned Austyn Meizen (Florence) :33, pinned Kevin Young (Chinook) 1:39, pinned Steven Bravo (St. Ignatius) 2:00, defeated Layne Durfee (Choteau) 7-5 in OT
HWT – Dustin Irgens, 6th – finished season 17-13, pinned Tyler Spidel (St. Ignatius) :59, lost to Kevin King (Malta) 2-5, defeated Tanner Mead (Ronan) 4-1, pinned Dylan Bell (Forsyth) 3:24, pinned by Michael Irvin (Ronan) 3:24