The Baker Wrestling Team traveled to Hettinger on January 3-4, for the annual Hettinger Classic. The Spartans competed very well, with many students claiming their highest placing of the year.  

Tegan Miller (113 lbs.) placed 12th.

•Round 1 - Braxton Scheeler (Miles City) won by fall over Tegan Miller (Baker) (Fall 2:37)

•Round 2 - Tegan Miller (Baker) won by decision over Cody Simmons (Killdeer) (Dec 9-8)

•Round 3 - Ethan Maier (New Salem-Almont) won by fall over Tegan Miller (Baker) (Fall 1:17)

•Round 4 - Payton Gaskins (Miles City) won by decision over Tegan Miller (Baker) (Dec 4-0)

•Round 5 - John Jeffery (Spearfish) won by fall over Tegan Miller (Baker) (Fall 1:08)

Donnie Steen, (126 lbs.) placed 12th

•Round 1 - Kolby Sperry (Bowman-Beach) won by fall over Donnie Steen (Baker) (Fall 3:06)

•Round 2 - Clayton Donovan (Spearfish) won by major decision over Donnie Steen (Baker) (Maj 14-0)

•Round 3 - Randy Peters (Moorcroft) won by fall over Donnie Steen (Baker) (Fall 1:59)

•Round 4 - Miles Weichmann (Hettinger-Scranton) won by decision over Donnie Steen (Baker) (Dec 7-1)

•Round 5 - Jake Murnion (Miles City) won by fall over Donnie Steen (Baker) (Fall 3:47)

Devon Nesbitt (138 lbs.) placed 5th.

•Round 1 - Ethan Hammons (New Salem-Almont) won by fall over Devon Nesbitt (Baker) (Fall 1:31)

•Round 2 - Devon Nesbitt (Baker) won by fall over Colton Kunz (New Salem-Almont) (Fall 2:44)

•Round 3 - Ezra Weichmann (Hettinger-Scranton) won by fall over Devon Nesbitt (Baker) (Fall 0:31)

•Round 4 - Devon Nesbitt (Baker) won by fall over Cord Beer (Lemmon) (Fall 1:35)

•Round 5 - Devon Nesbitt (Baker) won by fall over Trey Polivka (Watford City) (Fall 0:59)

•Cons. Semi - Devon Nesbitt (Baker) won by fall over Tayson Jones (Faith) (Fall 2:27)

•5th Place Match - Devon Nesbitt (Baker) won by fall over Caydon Wolbaum (Bowman-Beach) (Fall 2:09)

Damien Nesbitt (145 lbs.) placed 6th.

•Round 1 - Parker Seeley (Moorcroft) won by fall over Damien Nesbitt (Baker) (Fall 1:59)

•Round 2 - Kaid Campbell (Miles City) won by decision over Damien Nesbitt (Baker) (Dec 6-3)

•Round 3 - Jayden Ybarra (Alexander) won by decision over Damien Nesbitt (Baker) (Dec 13-7)

•Round 4 - Damien Nesbitt (Baker) won by major decision over Elijah Hoerner (Dickinson) (Maj 15-3)

•Round 5 - Damien Nesbitt (Baker) won by fall over Emmitt Maher (Lemmon) (Fall 0:53)

•Cons. Semi - Damien Nesbitt (Baker) won by medical forfeit over Brady Hendrickson (Bowman-Beach) (MFF)

•5th Place Match - Jayden Ybarra (Alexander) won in sudden victory - 1 over Damien Nesbitt (Baker) (SV-1 12-10)

Bruce Higbee (152 lbs.) placed 4th.  

•Round 1 - Bruce Higbee (Baker) received a bye () (Bye)

•Round 2 - Bruce Higbee (Baker) won by fall over Camden Barnett (Watford City) (Fall 0:55)

•Round 3 - Ty Warbis (Hettinger-Scranton) won by fall over Bruce Higbee (Baker) (Fall 1:47)

•Round 4 - Bruce Higbee (Baker) won by fall over Ashton Frei (Killdeer) (Fall 0:40)

•Round 5 - Bruce Higbee (Baker) won by fall over Collin McGrath (New Salem-Almont) (Fall 4:00)

•Semifinal - Darrian Black (Moorcroft) won by fall over Bruce Higbee (Baker) (Fall 3:37)

•3rd Place Match - Brody Headley (Bowman-Beach) won by fall over Bruce Higbee (Baker) (Fall 3:57)

Marcos Gallegos (170 lbs.) placed 5th.

•Round 1 - Wyatt Peters (Moorcroft) won by major decision over Marcos Gallegos (Baker) (Maj 13-4)

•Round 2 - Nate Mcavoy (Miles City) won by decision over Marcos Gallegos (Baker) (Dec 7-2)

•Round 3 - Marcos Gallegos (Baker) received a bye () (Bye)

•Round 4 - Tyson Mattern (Bowman-Beach) won by fall over Marcos Gallegos (Baker) (Fall 3:21)

•Round 5 - Marcos Gallegos (Baker) won by fall over Connor Quintero (Watford City) (Fall 0:58)

•Cons. Semi - Marcos Gallegos (Baker) won by fall over Dakota Halbrook (Broadus) (Fall 2:41)

•5th Place Match - Marcos Gallegos (Baker) won by fall over Tyson Mattern (Bowman-Beach) (Fall 4:25)

Ethan Reichenberg (182 lbs.) placed 7th.

•Round 1 - Derek Webster (Spearfish) won by fall over Ethan Reichenberg (Baker) (Fall 1:59)

•Round 2 - Ethan Reichenberg (Baker) won by fall over Brandon Rorex (Watford City) (Fall 1:42)

•Round 3 - Ethan Reichenberg (Baker) won by fall over Jackson Miller (Miles City) (Fall 5:34)

•Round 4 - Rowdy Pfeil (Moorcroft) won by fall over Ethan Reichenberg (Baker) (Fall 0:57)

•Round 5 - Ethan Reichenberg (Baker) won by decision over Aj Veldman (Spearfish) (Dec 5-2)

•Cons. Semi - Kyle Minow (Broadus) won by decision over Ethan Reichenberg (Baker) (Dec 5-2)

•7th Place Match - Ethan Reichenberg (Baker) won by decision over Aj Veldman (Spearfish) (Dec 6-1)

O’Connell Qualley, (285 lbs.) placed 3rd.

•Round 1 - O’Connell Qualley (Baker) won by fall over Clancy Adolph (Harding Co.) (Fall 1:15)

•Round 2 - O’Connell Qualley (Baker) won by fall over Ben Roundy (Killdeer) (Fall 1:59)

•Round 3 - Aj Heins (New Salem-Almont) won by fall over O’Connell Qualley (Baker) (Fall 2:39)

•Round 4 - O’Connell Qulley (Baker) received a bye () (Bye)

•Round 5 - O’Connell Qualley (Baker) won by forfeit over Johnny Farrell (McLaughlin) (FF)

•Semifinal - Nate Boehm (Bowman-Beach) won by fall over O’Connell Qualley (Baker) (Fall 1:25)

•3rd Place Match - O’Connell Qualley (Baker) won by fall over Austin Crotteau (Spearfish) (Fall 1:38)

Jacey Gorder, who wrestles in the 120 weight class, also participated, but at press time her placement was not known.

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