Four Polson wrestlers place at LeProwse

BOZEMAN — Bridger Wenzel finished fourth for Polson at the Tom LeProwse Invitational wrestling tournament on Saturday.

Wenzel, who pinned his first two foes on Friday, lost in the semifinals to Cam Hegel of Missoula Sentinel 9-7.

Caleb James of Bozeman then decisioned Wenzel 12-5 in the third-place match at 132 pounds.

Polson’s Parker Adler was fifth at 138. Hunter Fritsch at 160 and Noah Humphrey at 182 were both six.

Polson, with 80 points, finished 11th.

Bozeman, 198, took team honors with Billings Skyview, 163 1/2, second.

Tom LeProwse Invitational

Saturday

At Bozeman

Team Totals

1, Bozeman 198; 2, Billings Skyview 163.5; 3, Butte 140.5; 4, Helena 139.5; 5, Colstrip 134; 6, Billings Senior 132; 7, Great Falls 127.5; 8, Helena Capital 120.5; 9, Powell (WY) 95; 10, Missoula Sentinel 83; 11, Polson 80; 12, Huntley Project 72; 13, Hardin 68.5; 14, Missoula Big Sky 67; 15, Laurel 65.5; 16, Billings West 63; 17, Belgrade 57; 18, Cody (WY) 55.5; 19, Dillon 54; 20, Livingston 48; 21, Forsyth 45; 22, Whitehall 40; 23, Missoula Hellgate 39; 24, Billings Central 25; 25, Butte Central 20; 26, Columbus-Absarokee 12; 27, Lone Peak 0.

Matches

103 pounds

Semifinal -- Isaac Romero, Hel, tech fall Abraham Stapleton, Sen, 20-5 (5:55); Gentry Lamb, Sky, maj. dec. Clayton Donally HP, 8-0.

Championship -- Romero, Hel, tech fall Lamb, Sky, 21-6 (5:20).

Third place -- Trevein Welzien, MBS, dec. Stapleton, Sen, 7-0.

Fifth place -- Roy Russell, BuCe, dec. Donally, HP, 4-3.

113 pounds

Semifinal -- Leif Schroeder, Boz, pin Adam Bankert, Liv, :57; Sterling Quinn, Boz, pin Nolan Dulaney, Cap, 4:29.

Championship -- Schroeder, Boz, dec. Quinn, Boz, 6-1.

Third place -- Tyler Casey, But, pin Matthew DeWitt, Lau, 2:25.

Fifth place -- Dulaney, Cap, dec. Bankert, Liv, 7-2.

120 pounds

Semifinal -- Charlie Klepps, Sen, dec. John Mears, Bel, 13-7; Nick Kunz, Cap, dec. Chance McLane, Boz, 1-0.

Championship -- Klepps, Sen, dec. Kunz, Cap, 9-4.

Third place -- McLane, Boz, dec. Mears, Bel, 2-0.

Fifth place -- Keagan Campbell, Lau, pin Gabe Tierney, But, :44.

126 pounds

Semifinal -- Jackson Currier, Col, dec. Brayden Schwalbe, Sky, 3-1; Bjorn Schroeder, Boz, maj. dec. Nathan Weber, For, 10-1.

Championship -- Currier, Col, dec. Schroeder, Boz, 4-2.

Third place -- Schwalbe, Sky, dec. Weber, For, 6-3.

Fifth place -- Tyler Vetter, But, maj. dec. Reece Eckley, MSN, 13-2.

132 pounds

Semifinal -- Jahzriel Peak, Sen, dec. Caleb James, Boz, 2-0; Cam Hegel, MSN, dec. Bridger Wenzel, Pol, 9-7.

Championship -- Hegel, MSN, dec. Peak, Sen, 6-2.

Third place -- James, Boz, dec. Wenzel, Pol, 12-5.

Fifth place -- Reese Karst, Pow, pin Joshua Macy, Sky, 2:05.

138 pounds

Semifinal -- Sawyer Degen, Bel, pin Ty Bradley, Col, 5:03; Michael Weber, For, dec. Clayton Currier, Col, 3-2.

Championship -- Degen, Bel, dec. Weber, For, 2-1.

Third place -- Currier, Col, maj. dec. Bradley, Col, 13-2.

Fifth place -- Parker Adler, Pol, dec. Matthew Middleton, HP, 6-0.

145 pounds

Semifinal -- Jace Rhodes, West, dec. Nakoda Siegel, Col, 3-2; KJ Swanson, MBS, pin Travis Schulte, Cap, 2:46.

Championship -- Rhodes, West, dec. Swanson, MBS, 9-6.

Third place -- Siegel, Col, pin Kadin Schonsberg, But, 2:50.

Fifth place -- Nick McVey-Touche, Cap, def. Schulte, inj.

152 pounds

Semifinal -- Cory Kistler, HP, dec. Brent Tezak, Dil, 7-3; Dan Beaudrie, Cody, dec. Keegan Mulhill, Boz, 10-6.

Championship -- Kistler, HP, dec. Beaudrie, Cody, 6-5.

Third place -- Tezak, Dil, dec. Mulhill, Boz, 3-1.

Fifth place -- Jack Murphy, Cap, dec. Dalton Macy, Sky, 7-3.

160 pounds

Semifinal -- Brock Bushfield, Sky, pin Brenden Roan, Har, 3:18; Jordan Komac, GFH, dec. Noah Manibusan, Hel, 9-3.

Championship -- Bushfield, Sky, dec. Komac, GFH, 4-1.

Third place -- Manibusan, Hel, dec. Roan, Har, 9-3.

Fifth place -- Gidion Herbel, Har, def. Hunter Fritsch, Pol, inj.

170 pounds

Semifinal -- Pat Griffin, Dil, dec. Brandon Cooper, Boz, 5-4; Chase Short, GFH, dec. Jake Malchuski, Sky, 4-0.

Championship -- Short, GFH, dec. Griffin, Dil, 5-4.

Third place -- Malchuski, Sky, dec. Cooper, Boz, 6-2.

Fifth place -- Clark, Hel, dec. Broussard, Cap, 7-6.

182 pounds

Semifinal -- Hayden Schrull, Hel, tech fall VaughanKraska, Boz, 15-0 (4:40); Ty Dearcorn, Pow, pin JT Nygaard, Hel, :28.

Championship -- Schurll, Hel, pin Dearcorn, Pow, 3:19.

Third place -- Nygaard, Hel, Dylan Goforth, dec. 5-1.

Fifth place -- VaughanKraska, Boz, pin Noah Humphrey, Pol, 3:11.

205 pounds

Semifinal -- Blake Johnston, Col, pin Zach Easum, Pow, 3:15; Seth Jensen, Cap, pin Will Caprata, Har, 1:26.

Championship -- Jensen, Cap, dec. Johnston, Col, 2-1.

Third place -- Easum, Pow, Tyler Laverty, Liv, :53.

Fifth place -- Justin Jenks, Cap, pin Caprata, 2:38.

Heavyweight

Semifinal -- Jeff Queer, But, dec. Grant Scalpcane, Har, 5-3; Jarret Leinwand, Sen, pin O’Shon Old Mouse, Col, 5:31.

Championship -- Queer, But, dec. Leinwand, Sen, 4-1.

Third place -- Merlin Whitedirt, Col, dec. Old Mouse, Col, 3-1.

Fifth place -- Dawson Hoerauf, WH, pin Scalpcane, Har, 2:17.

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