Glacier, Flathead wrestling with winners at Rocky

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MISSOULA — Glacier Wolfpack and Flathead Braves wrestling teams finished out the Jug Beck Rocky Mountain Classic at Sentinel High School in Missoula with several title winners and runners-up.

Glacier’s Teegan Vasquez won at 126 pounds, winning a 10-9 decision over Carter Schmidt of Belgrade in the first place match.

“Really excited for Teegan and proud of how he battled through a ton of adversity in his finals match to get a takedown to close it out was pretty special,” Glacier coach Ross Dankers said. “His hard work is paying off.”

Josh Melton of Glacier lost in the 103 semifinal but wrestled his way into a fifth-place finish.

Also placing fifth was Caedon Seymour (205).

Camryn Vergeront (285) fought back to place sixth after a semifinal loss.

Flathead’s Fin Nadeau (145) won a tight 5-4 decision over Brock Rodriguez of Bozeman.

Paxton Boyce was defeated in the 182 championship by Noah Kovick of Helena Capital.

Zaybin Stewart (205) placed fourth, as was Cade Troupe (126), Brendan Barnes (138), and Noah Poe-Hatten (152).

Asher Kemppainen (132) was fifth.

“Total team effort for the Brave Brawlers this weekend placing 9 wrestlers, putting three in the finals, and one champion at the Rocky Mountain Classic,” Flathead coach Jeff Thompson said. This Braves team just keeps on surprising us. These boys just love to compete and are Brawling for 6 minutes.”

Columbia Falls’ Justin Windauer (113) placed fourth.

Libby’s Cody Crace was sixth at 160 pounds.

Kedrick Baker (126) of Polson finished sixth.

Flathead placed second overall with 198 points, behind Great Falls with 213.

Glacier placed 11th.

Jug Beck Rocky

Mountain Classic

At Sentinel High School, Missoula

Final Results

Team Scores

1. Great Falls High 213.0; 2. Flathead 198.0; 3. Mead 180.0; 4. Butte 148.0; 5. Missoula Big Sky/Loyola Sacred Heart 144.0; 6. Coeur d ‘Alene 132.0; 7. Helena Capital 126.0; 8. Lewistown 115.0; 9. Bozeman 111.5; 10. Powell 106.0; 11. Glacier 103.0; 12. University High 91.0; 13. Havre 85.5; 14. Frenchtown 85.0; 15. Lake City 84.0; 16. Belgrade 83.0; 17. Columbia Falls 66.0; 17. Great Falls CMR; 66.0; 17. Missoula Sentinel  66.0; 20. East Valley (Spokane) 60.0.

103

Semifinal

Landen Stewart (Frenchtown) pinned Josh Melton (Glacier), 4:27.

Consolation Semifinal

Trey Whitlock (Butte) pinned Josh Melton (Glacier), 3:42.

5th Place Match

Josh Melton (Glacier) dec. Andrew Carmody (Hamilton), 9-3.

113

Consolation Round 4

Jason Franklin (University High) pinned Cade Gardner (Flathead), 0:46.

Justin Windauer (Columbia Falls) pinned Johnathan Williams (Corvallis), 4:04.

Consolation Round 5

Justin Windauer (Columbia Falls) dec. Jason Franklin (University High), 1-0.

Consolation Semifinal

Justin Windauer (Columbia Falls) dec. Caden Hess (Lake City), 5-3.

Semifinal

Teegan Vasquez (Glacier) dec. Caden Hess (Lake City), 10-4.

3rd Place Match

Mick Chagnon (Havre) maj. dec. Justin Windauer (Columbia Falls), 11-2.

1st Place Match

Teegan Vasquez (Glacier) dec. Carter Schmidt (Belgrade), 10-9.

120

Consolation Round 4

Israel Moreno (Missoula Big Sky/Loyola Sacred Heart) pinned Maysn Cowell (Polson), 4:43.

Bryson Danzinger (Missoula Sentinel) pinned Carter Moran (Whitefish), 4:04.v

126

Consolation Round 4

Kedrick Baker (Polson) pinned Taylor Wiers (Bozeman), 2:52.

Consolation Round 5

Kedrick Baker (Polson) pinned Gavin Vetter (Butte), 0:49.

Semifinal

Cooper Birdwell (Lewistown) tech fall Cade Troupe (Flathead), 5:36.

Consolation Semifinal

Cade Troupe (Flathead) pinned Kedrick Baker (Polson) 1:23.

5th Place Match

Cameron Pleninger (Havre) 4-2 won in sudden victory over Kedrick Baker (Polson), 6-4.

3rd Place Match

Irish Furthmyre (Great Falls High) dec. Cade Troupe (Flathead), 2-1.

132

Consolation Round 4

Asher Kemppainen (Flathead) pinned Keaton Jarrett (Great Falls CMR), 3:32.

Consolation Round 5

Asher Kemppainen (Flathead) pinned Zane Schroeder (Frenchtown) 22-9 (Fall 0:39)

Consolation Semi

Carson DesRosier (Helena Capital) dec. Asher Kemppainen (Flathead), 4-0.

5th Place Match

Asher Kemppainen (Flathead) dec. Hunter Schueller (Coeur d Alene), 7-3.

138

Consolation Round 4

Brendan Barnes (Flathead) maj. dec. Kale VanCampen (Havre), 11-2)

Consolation Round 5

Brendan Barnes (Flathead) dec. Blake Jolma (Missoula Sentinel), 7-2)

Consolation Semifinal

Brendan Barnes (Flathead) dec. Mason Huber (Great Falls High), 6-3.

3rd Place Match

Johnny Mason (Mead) dec. Brendan Barnes (Flathead), 5-2)

145

Semifinal

Fin Nadeau (Flathead) dec. Trevin Welzien (Missoula Big Sky/Loyola Sacred Heart), 3-2.

1st Place Match

Fin Nadeau (Flathead) dec. Brock Rodrigues (Bozeman), 5-4.

152

Semifinal

Hunter Meinzen (Missoula Big Sky/Loyola Sacred Heart) pinned Noah Poe-Hatten (Flathead), 3:38.

Consolation Round 4

Lucas Thacker (Columbia Falls) pinned Logan Linn (Belgrade), 3:50.

Consolation Round 5

Donovan Mahoney (Great Falls High) dec. over Lucas Thacker (Columbia Falls), 5-3.

7th Place Match

Lucas Thacker (Columbia Falls) won in sudden victory over Dylan Averyt (Butte), 3-1.

Consolation Semifinal

Noah Poe-Hatten (Flathead) dec. Donovan Mahoney (Great Falls High), 6-3.

3rd Place Match

Kyler Anstrom (University High) pinned Noah Poe-Hatten (Flathead), 2:24.

160

Consolation Round 4

Chase Youso (Flathead) pinned Jase Lewis (Missoula Hellgate), 0:57.

Cody Crace (Libby) pinned Logan Adler (Polson), 2:23)

Consolation Round 5

Cody Crace (Libby) pinned Chase Youso (Flathead), 2:19

Consolaton Semifinal

Orion Thivierge (Havre) pinned Cody Crace (Libby), 2:50.

7th Place Match

Evan Preuninger (Mead) pinned Chase Youso (Flathead), 2:26.

5th Place Match

Brendan Lockart (Great Falls High) pinned Cody Crace (Libby), 4:03.

170

Consolation Round 4

Josh Bartram (Columbia Falls) pinned Simon Kaldor (Missoula Sentinel), 0:46.

JT Connors (Mead) pinned Kael Willis (Glacier), 2:17.

Consolation Round 5

JT Connors (Mead) pinned Josh Bartram (Columbia Falls), 1:40.

7th Place Match

Josh Bartram (Columbia Falls) pinned Kaelan Patten (Bozeman), 0:40.

Semifinal

Tanner Russell (Flathead) pinned Keaton Potter (Lewistown), 2:36)

1st Place Match

Bridger Hall (Missoula Big Sky/Loyola Sacred Heart) dec. Tanner Russell (Flathead), 6-1.

182

Consolation Round 4

Liam Swanson (Great Falls High) maj. dec. DJ Laycock (Columbia Falls), 15-1.

Semifinal

Paxton Boyce (Flathead) dec. Trey Green (Superior), 7-4.

1st Place Match

Noah Kovick (Helena Capital) tech fall Paxton Boyce (Flathead), 4:40.

205

Consolation Round 3

Jackson Washington (Coeur d Alene) pinned Cole Karlin (Columbia Falls), 0:15.

Consolation Round 4

Zaybin Stewart (Flathead) dec. Jake Davis (Ferris), 9-5.

Caedon Seymour (Glacier) pinned Ruger Young (Helena), 1:53.

Consolation Round 5

Zaybin Stewart (Flathead) dec. Landon Farrar (Lewistown), 6-2.

Caedon Seymour (Glacier) dec. Jackson Washington (Coeur d’Alene), 6-5.

Consolation Semifinal

Kameron Moreno (Butte) pinned Caedon Seymour (Glacier), 2:55.

Zaybin Stewart (Flathead) tech fall Mahlon Clark (Lake City), 4:04.

5th Place Match

Caedon Seymour (Glacier) dec. Mahlon Clark (Lake City), 4-2.

3rd Place Match

Kameron Moreno (Butte) dec. Zaybin Stewart (Flathead), 5-4

285

Consolation Round 3

Brian Sweeney (Whitefish) pinned Alexander Mathewson (Polson), 4:40.

Consolation Round 4

Kobe Moreno (Butte) pinned Brian Sweeney (Whitefish), 0:42.

Semifinal

Ethan DeRoche (Great Falls High) dec. Camryn Vergeront (Glacier), 6-1.

Consolation Semfinal

Elijah McCann (Ferris) dec. Camryn Vergeront (Glacier), 5-3.

5th Place Match

Kobe Moreno (Butte) dec. Camryn Vergeront (Glacier), 9-2.

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