WHS Matmen Go 1-2

Monday, January 14, 2019
Cherokee wrestler Bryce Lussier (on top) works for points in action at Pocahontas Thursday night. Lussier, wrestling at 220 pounds, pinned Dan Johnson of Pocahontas in 1:59.
(Photo By Reta Todd)

POCAHONTAS - Cherokee wrestlers lost two but finished the night strong with a 51-30 dual meet win over host Pocahontas Area here Thursday night.

Cale Wood (152), Carson Fuhrman (160) and Bryce Lussier (220) all notched win in the Poky dual, Fuhrman with a fall in 3:33, Lussier a fall in 1:59 and Wood a 6-0 decision.

In two earlier duals, Cherokee fell to powerhouse West Sioux 69-9 with Wyatt Kraft (285) recording the Braves’ lone win, a a 7-2 decision. In the next dual matchup, Ridge View clipped the Braves in a close one, 43-36.

“I felt we could have competed better than we did on some area,” said Austin Todd, Cherokee coach. “We left some points on the mat tonight but were able to finish with a tough win over Poky,” he added.

Todd added, “I’m proud of this team because they always find a way to finish the right way.”

Cherokee will compete at the LeMars Invite on Saturday.

Following are the results of Thursday’s duals:

West Sioux 69 Cherokee 9

220 Kyler Bak WS over Bryce Lussier by fall in 1:01

285 Wyatt Kraft over Jose Rodriguez WS by decision 7-2

106 Drayven Kraft WS over Simon Mummert by fall in 3:09

113 Cullen Koedam WS over Nathan Harvey by fall in :57

120 Adam Allard WS over Michael Burkhart by fall in :48

126 David Chavez WS over Ty Westphal by fall in :22

132 Dillion Lynott WS over Damon Williams by fall in 5:36

138 Carson Lynott WS over Hunter Shaw by fall in 1:46

145 Dane Jurgensen over Andrew Cox WS by fall in 5:02

152 Kory Van Oort WS over Cael Wood by fall in 3:33

160 Brandon Schuller WS over Carson Fuhrman by fall in 2:00

170 Neddy Montes WS wins by forfeit

182 Trevor Schuller WS over Treighton Schubert by decision 5-1

195 Logan Koedam WS over Dawson Ducommon by fall in :11

Ridge View 43 Cherokee 36

285 Tate Phillips RV over Wyatt Kraft by fall in :23

106 Lucas Else RV over Simon Mummert by decision 7-2

113 Trey Preuss RV over Nathan Harvey by fall in 3:16

120 Michael Burkhart wins by forfeit

126 Ethan Thomas RV over Ty Westphal by fall in :33

132 Zander Earnst RV over Damon Williams by MD 10-2

138 Hunter Shaw over Damein Garcia RV by fall in 1:22

145 Dane Jurgensen wins by forfeit

152 Cael Wood over Brody Lillefloren RV by fall in :50

160 Carson Fuhrman over Ian Shepard RV by fall in 3:48

170 Sawyer Cockburn RV wins by forfeit

182 Treighton Schubert over Jack Henderson RV by fall in 3:33

195 Connor Naberhaus RV over Dawson Ducommon by fall in :56

220 Chance Hansen RV over Bryce Lussier by fall in 2:38

Cherokee 51 Pocahontas 30

106 Jacob Mielke POC over Simon Mummert by fall in :23

113 Tyce Ruffridge POC over Nathan Harvey by fall in :57

120 Michael Burkhart wins by forfeit

126 Brandon Lenz POC over Ty Westphal by fall in 1:35

132 Damon Williams wins by forfeit

138 Hunter Shaw wins by forfeit

145 Dane Jurgensen wins by forfeit

152 Cael Wood over Thomas Melohn POC by decision 6-0

160 Carson Fuhrman over Colton Freeburg POC by fall in 3:33

170 Keaton Bindel POC wins by forfeit

182 Treighton Schubert wins by forfeit

195 Drake Jones POC over Dawson Ducommon by fall in 3:44

220 Bryce Lussier over Dane Johnson POC by fall in 1:59

285 Wyatt Kraft wins by forfeit

Respond to this story

Posting a comment requires free registration: