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Wolverines Wrestle Well At Lynn Moody Invite

By Staff | Feb 1, 2018

POCAHONTAS?- The Wolverines of West Bend-Mallard/Gilmore City-Bradgate wrestled well at last Saturday’s Lynn Moody Invitational in Pocahontas, and brought home a first place finish from one member of the squad.

WBM/GCB’s Mason Studer claimed the championship at 145 pounds on the day, while teammates Conner Fehr and Cole Dickey would finish as runners up at 160 and 182 pounds, respectively.

At 145 pounds, Mason Studer opened the tournament with a bye and then earned a 15-4 Major Decision over Blake Schany of Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire before advancing to the championship match where he scored a 14-6 Major Decision win over Trever Dodd of Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn to capture the championship.

In action at 160 pounds, Conner Fehr opened his day with a 13-10 decision win over Nathan Weflen of Alta-Aurelia and then scored a 5:08 win by fall over Nathan Wilson of South Hamilton. In the title match, Fehr would come up short in a 9-8 Tie Breaker decision at the hands of Nate Larson of GT/RA to settle for second place.

Cole Dickey, wrestling at 182 pounds, started with a bye on the day and then earned a 1:59 win by fall over Brett Urban of Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn. In the title match, Dickey would be pinned in :45 by Carter Murray of GT/RA to finish in second for the Wolverines.

At 113 pounds, Nolan Blair opened the day with a 2:$3 win by fall and then lost a 14-2 Major Decision. In the Consolation Final, Blair earned a 5:05 win by fall over Tyler Vick of Pocahontas to claim third place.

At 132 pounds, Larry Ruotol opened with a bye, but was pinned in :25 and then was pinned in consolation matches in 3:54. In the fifth place match, Ruotol would receive a bye for a fifth place finish.

Nick Ford, wrestling at 220 pounds, was pinned in 2:$0 to open the tournament, but came back to receive a bye. Ford would be pinned in 3:30 in the consolation and in the fifth place match, Ford would claim a :49 win by fall over Peyton Peterson to earn the fifth place finish for the Wolverines.

At 138 pounds, Hunter Jergens was pinned in 3:16 and then received a bye before losing a 6-4 decision. In the fifth place match, Jergens would come up short in a 9-3 decision to Bryce Batien of Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn to place sixth.

Luke Schmidt, wrestling at 170 pounds, was pinned in :31 and then received a bye. Schmidt would be pinned in :53 and then in the fifth place match, would be the victim of a :55 fall at the hands of Carter Krichau of Humboldt to finish sixth.

And at 285 pounds, Logan Studer opened the tournament with a 1:46 win by fall over Dalton Woosley of Alta-Aurelia, but in the semifinals, Studer was pinned in 1:50. In the consolation semifinals, Studer was pinned by Kyle Rehm of GT/RA in 2:27, and in the fifth place match, Studer would fall victim to Gabe Bronstad of Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn in a 1:52 fall to place sixth.