Dowagiac’s Howard third at Wolverine tournamentPublished 9:56am Sunday, February 3, 2013
PLAINWELL — For the 14th time in the last 15 years and for the 21st time overall, the Allegan Tigers are the kings of Wolverine Conference wrestling.
The Tigers held off Otsego 263-216 to claim the league title at Plainwell High School Saturday.
Vicksburg was third, Berrien Springs fourth and Edwardsburg fifth. Dowagiac finished 12th.
Dowagiac’s Tristan Howard pinned Edwardsburg’s Seth Barnett in 2:49 to finish third at 285 pounds. The Chieftains’ Matt Lyle was fourth after losing by decision to Edwardsburg’s Danny Rousseau 6-2 at 140 pounds.
Edwardsburg’s Mike Higley defeated Holden Dunklee of Otsego 8-6 to take third at 103 pounds. The Eddies’ Hacob Herman was third at 160 following his 8-4 win over Three Rivers’ Mike Brown and Keathley Marks placed fourth. Marks did not wrestling in the consolation finals due to injury.
Dustin Vires of Edwardsburg also placed fourth at 125 pounds.
Allegan 263, Otsego 216, Vicksburg 147, Berrien Springs 124.5, Edwardsburg 114, Three Rivers 92.5, South Haven 86, Comstock 55.5, Paw Paw 53, Plainwell 48, Coloma 48, Dowagiac 42
103: Foster Karmon (A) d. David Melendez (BS) 9-1; 112: Jacob White (PP) d. Bryce Albers (BS) 4-2; 119: Kyle McQueer (O) p. Austin Dinzek (V), 4:55; 125: Kody Hukill (O) d. P.J. Coke (A) 2-1; 130: Anthony Duncan (SH) d. Derek Tulla (TR) 13-4; Kyle Simaz (A) p. Vince Hightower (PL) 0:58
145: Hagen Brown (O) d. Chad Hettinger (V) 13-9; 152: Johnny Johnson (O) d. Levi Sabin (A) 14-8; 160: Drew Huff (A) p. Cody Cousins (V) 1:56; 171: Cory Livingston (O) d. Luke Mallery (V) 12-5; 189: Johnny Moore (BS) p. Nick Olinger (PP) 3:58; 215: Brandan Campbell (O) p. Leo Eggleston (TR) 1:15; 285: Wade Stacey (V) p. Jon Krcatovich (A) 154
103: Michael Higley (E) d. Holden Dunklee (O) 8-6; 112: Joey Orr (A) d. Jonah Hyet (O) 6-2; 119: Jesse Cleveland (BS) d. Keathley Marks (E) injury default; 125: Treven Sage (COL) d. Dustin Vires (E) 8-4; 130: Cameron Owens (PL) p. Thor Huff (A) 2:17; 135: Ty Hess (COL) p. Connor McElroy (TR) 2:36; 140: Danny Rousseau (E) d. Matt Lyle (D) 6-2
145: Colton Toney (SH) d. Austin Ferrell (5-0; 152: Jacoby Peasley (BS) d. Hayden Waterhouse (V) 8-0; 160: Jacob Herman (E) d. Mike Brown (TR) 8-4; 171: Chance Gorby (A) d. Jordan Phares (COM) 7-3; 189: Derrick Hostetler (COM) p. Caleb Jones (A) 2:58; 285: Tristan Howard (D) p. Seth Barnett (E) 2:49