Hutzenbiler leads Midgets at Bismarck RotaryBISMARCK — Austin Hutzenbiler took third place at 113 pounds Saturday to lead the Dickinson High wrestling team at the Bismarck Rotary Invitational.
BISMARCK — Austin Hutzenbiler took third place at 113 pounds Saturday to lead the Dickinson High wrestling team at the Bismarck Rotary Invitational. He beat Jamestown’s Paxton Mewes 2-0 in overtime for third place.
The Midgets had five wrestlers place in the top eight en route to 87.5 points and a 13th-place finish.
Devin Berger (126) took sixth, Jaret Lee (106) and Clayton Tangen (145) each finished seventh and Chris Sickler (220) fell to eighth.
Dickinson co-head coach Pete Dobitz praised Hutzenbiler and Lee’s performances.
“We’re really, really pleased with our two guys down on the bottom,” he said.
Bismarck Rotary Invitational
Team scores: Bismarck High 199, Bismarck Century 184.5, Rapid City (S.D.) Central 173, Sidney, Mont., 133, Aberdeen (S.D.) Central 121.5, Sturgis, S.D., 117.5, Williston 114, Fargo Davies 112.5, Turtle Mountain 96, Grand Forks Red River 94, Dawson County, Mont., 93, Jamestown 92, Dickinson 87.5, Rapid City (S.D.) Stevens 87, Napoleon 84, Mandan 82.5, Minot 75, Grand Forks Central 71, Fargo North 70, Wahpeton 69, Fargo South 67, Valley City 64, Bismarck St. Mary’s 45, Beulah 27.
Jaret Lee, 106
Consolation Round 5: Marvin Berry, South, dec. Lee, 8-4. Seventh place: Lee pinned Ryan Zachmeier, Mandan, 2:08.
Austin Hutzenbiler, 113
Consolation semifinal: Hutzenbiller tech. fall Jaden Fettig, Bismarck, 15-0. Third place: Hutzenbiler dec. Paxton Mewes, Jamestown, 2-0 SV.
Devin Berger, 126
Consolation Round 5: Berger dec. Grant Laducer, TM, 3-2. Consolation semifinals: Tyler Forcella, DC, dec. Berger, 4-0. Fifth place: Jonathon Grunefelder, Napoleon, dec. Berger, 10-6.
Clayton Tangen, 145
Consolation Round 5: Wyatt Meyer, Wahpeton, major dec. Tangen, 12-3. Seventh place: Tangen pinned Gunar Hanevold, GFRR, 3:23.
Chris Sickler, 220
Consolation Round 5: Sam Schaunaman, Aberdeen Central, dec. Sickler, 3-1. Seventh place: Seferino Hernandez, GFC, pinned Sickler, 1:22.