Hettinger-Scranton sends 4 to state, wins Region 4BOWMAN — Hettinger-Scranton had four wrestlers win individual championships as it rolled to the Region 4 team title on Saturday at the region tournament at Solberg Gymnasium.
BOWMAN — Hettinger-Scranton had four wrestlers win individual championships as it rolled to the Region 4 team title on Saturday at the region tournament at Solberg Gymnasium.
Codi Tomac (126 pounds), Christian Hughes (145), Rodney Vanhoff (152) and Brandon Ehlers (285) all won titles for the Night Hawks, who compiled 218 team points to defeat runner-up Bowman County by 45.
Hughes pinned Bowman County’s Troy Steele in 2 minutes, 51 seconds and Ehlers pinned the Bulldogs’ Macormick Stuber in 2:37. Vanhoff scored an 18-1 technical fall against Beulah-Hazen’s Sonny Herczeg.
Tomac picked up a 9-4 decision over New Salem-Almont’s Cullen Seeger.
Hettinger-Scranton is sending 12 wrestlers to the Class B state tournament.
Bowman County had three champions. Talan Nielson scored a 5-4 decision over Watford City’s Logan Gumke at 113, Michael Longland pinned Killdeer’s Daniel Arthur in 24 seconds at 170 and 220-pound Jacob Hildebrant pinned Hettinger-Scranton’s Kevin Sandgren in 1:44.
Killdeer’s lone champion was Tanner Rohde at 132. He earned a 16-9 decision against NS-A’s Matt Newman.
Bowman County is sending nine wrestlers to state while Killdeer, which placed fifth as a team, has eight going. The top four wrestlers in each weight class qualified for state.
Region 4 Tournament
At Solberg Gymnasium, Bowman
Team scores: Hettinger-Scranton 218, Bowman County 173, Beulah-Hazen 147, Watford City 147, Killdeer 124, New Salem-Almont 109, Standing Rock 56.
Championship: Jade Hepper, WC, dec. Tyrel Mellmer, BH, 8-6. Third: Alex Andress, HS, pinned NSA, 2:15.
Championship: Talan Nielson, BC, dec. Logan Gumke, WC, 5-4. Third: Lucas Ormiston, HS, pinned Cole Dukart, K, 4:43.
Championship: Joshua Snyder, BH, pinned Chauncey Hughes, HS, 3:47. Third: Matt Carlson, BC, dec. Jace Horner, K, 4-3.
Championship: Codi Tomac, HS, dec. Cullen Seeger, NSA, 9-4. Third: Derek Tabor, K, dec. Coleton Jore, WC, 10-4.
Championship: Tanner Rohde, K, dec. Matt Newman, NSA, 16-9. Third: Braxon Yates, HS, dec. Brenden Harrison, SR, 7-4.
Championship: Colton Neumiller, NSA, pinned Logan Eisenbeis, BH, 4:00. Third: Trevor Abrahamson, HS, dec. Eric Bucholz, BC, 12-9.
Championship: Christian Hughes, HS, pinned Troy Steele, BC, 2:51. Third: Austin Garmann, WC, dec. Ty Horning, BH, 6-4.
Championship: Rodney Vanhoff, HS, tech. fall Sonny Herczeg, BH, 18-1. Third: Kegan Thompson, WC, pinned Curtis Summer, BC, 2:01.
Championship: Taylor Heins, NSA, pinned Joe Nelson WC, 2:57. Third: Dillan Jepson, K, pinned Scott Weinand, BH, 3:33.
Championship: Michael Longland, BC, pinned Daniel Arthur, K, 0:24. Third: Dakota Meether, WC, pinned Cody Fladeland, BH, 2:57.
Championship: David Murphy, SR, pinned Evan Mellmer, BH, 3:12. Third: Colby Steeke, HS, pinned Nolan Dolyniuk, BC, 3:43.
Championship: Gauge Harrison, SR, pinned David Dukart, K, 1:39. Third: Isaac Ripplinger, BH, dec. Denby Lueck, H, 2-1.
Championship: Jacob Hildebrant, BC, pinned Kevin Sandgren, HS, 1:44. Third: Colten Turner, K, pinned Tyler Krabbenhoft, WC, 3:48.
Championship: Brandon Ehlers, HS, pinned Macormick Stuber, BC, 2:37. Third: Ryne Storsved, NSA, pinned Kye Bolken, WC, 1:22.