Ridge View duals MV-AO/CO-U, OA/BC-IG

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

IDA GROVE - Ridge View competed inwrestling duals with Western Valley Conference foes Maple Valley/Anthon-Oto/Charter Oak-Ute and Odebolt-Arthur/Battle Creek-Ida Grove here on Thursday, and the Raptor wrestlers wrestled hard, but came up short in the team scores in both duals.

Ridge View 36 MVAO-COU 41
106- no wrestlers; 113- Cameron O’Connell (M) won by forfeit;120- Sam Wagner(M) won by forfeit;126- Bryce Kafton (M) won by forfeit; 132- Damein Garcia (R) won by forfeit; 138- Jaxon Krusen (M) won by fall in 4:03 over Gary Baughn; 145- Aaron Micheal(M) won, 18-2, over Dylan Wood; 152- Cameron Boyle (M) won by forfeit; 160- Lance Else (R) won by forfeit; 170- Chase Zahner (R) won by forfeit; 182- Ryan Weber(M) won by fall in 2:31 over Cam Steffens; 195- Chance Hansen(R) won by forfeit; 220- Tate Phillips(R) won by forfeit; 285- Trent Miller (R) won by fall in 0 :51 over Dylan Lewis
Ridge View 17 OABCIG 58
106- Caleb Reitz (OA) won by forfeit;113- Jake Nieman (OA) won by forfeit; 120- no wrestlers;126- Kurtis Krager (OA) won by forfeit; 132- Jerrett Hewett(OA) won by fall in 1:10 over Damein Garcia;138- Gary Baughn (R) won by fall in 5:12 over Dylan Hemer; 145- Ethan Mortanson (OA) won, 16-2, over Dylan Wood; 152- Sean Wilkerson(OA) won by forfeit; 160 - Lance Else (R) won by technical fall, 25-9, over Gavin Parks; 170- Chase Zahner (R) won by forfeit;182- Devin Behrendsen (O) won by fall in 2:47 over Cam Steffens; 195- Blake Anderson(OA) won by fall in 1:25 over Chance Hansen; 220- Tyler Anderson (OA) won by fall in 1:02 over Trent Miller; 285-Ryder Meek(OA) won by forfeit

Ridge View Coach Caleb Christensen commented, “Our kids battled hard tonight. We saw a lot of good things in our second meet of the season. We still have quite a bit to work on in the wrestling room, but we knew we weren’t going to peak at the beginning of the season. One big takeaway from tonight is the effort we put out. We made some good improvements from meet one on Tuesday to meet two, but our effort looked much better. I felt like maybe we had a bit more confidence tonight.

Gary Baughn wrestled very well. He was up in his first match 5-2 going into the third period, made a mistake and got caught. But he came back in the second match against OABCIG and wrestled tough to get the win.

Lance Else looks like he is turning the corner for us. He came out in his only match of the night and looked very tough on his feet, something he is going to need to do through the season to get to the next level.”

The Raptors wrestled in the Manson Northwest Webster Tournament on Saturday.

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