Schoenhard wins Webster title
By Jay Davis
Chase Schoenhard ran his winning streak to 10 matches while claiming the 195-pound championship at the Webster Invitational on Saturday.
Schoenhard won the title in fine fashion, pinning Tyson O’Daniel of Stanley County at the 5:54 mark. He worked his way to the championship match by pinning unattached wrestler Eric Page and edging Brian Peterson of Warner-Northwestern 3-2.
Jaden Madison, Austin Borah and David Jensen earned third-place finishes.
Madison took third at 120 pounds with a one-point 4-3 win over Austin Wiley of Webster Area. He opened with a 31-second pin over Ramsey Johnsen of Aberdeen Roncalli, but was pinned by Jess Karber of Clark-Willow Lake in the semifinals. He worked back to the third-place match with a 4-2 win over Levi Johnson of Webster Area.
Borah defeated Levi Dinger of Warner-Northwestern 6-1 for third at 160 pounds. After an opening round bye, Borah was pinned by Nathan Duerre of Webster Area. He rebounded with a 4-2 win over Rob Wiley, unattached, from Webster Area.
Jensen took third at 182 with an 11-0 major decision over Zach Sumner of Aberdeen Roncalli. Jensen pinned Preston Shea of Deuel at 1:44 in the first round, but was edged 4-2 by Tre Blasdall of Miller/Highmore-Harrold in the semis. He got back to winning with a 50-second pin over Jeremy Smidt of Warner-Northwestern.
Teddy Lopez and Brett Lang added fourth-place finishes.
Lopez battled to fourth wrestling unattached at 195. He stuck Matt Schlosser of Aberdeen Roncalli at 5:32 in the first round before dropping a 10-9 match to Tyson O’Daniel of Aberdeen Roncalli in the semis. He pinned Austin Aalbers of Miller/Highmore-Harrold, but Schlosser turned the trick on Lopez and won a 7-5 match for third place.
Lang won one and lost two while taking fourth at 285. He was pinned by Braxton Fuller of Deuel in the first round before rallying with a pin at 1:41 over Lonnie Rodlund of Tiospa Zina. Jacob Singlin of Webster Area pinned Lang at 4:52 in the third-place match.
The Tigers will kick off the new year by wrestling in the MidDakota Monster in Lyman this weekend.
Team scores: Webster Area 220.5, Stanley County 126.5, Deuel 121, Clark-Willow Lake 114, Miller/Highmore-Harrold 89, Mobridge-Pollock 67, Aberdeen Roncalli 53, Warner-Northwestern 37, Sully Buttes 36.5, Sioux Valley 31, Ipswich-Leola 14.
113: Bray Harrison (7-6): pinned Alex Bultje, Sioux Valley unattached, 1:59; was defeated by Devon Sievers, Deuel, 7-0; was pinned by Chad Whitley, Stanley County, 3:24.
120: Jaden Madison (5-5) third place: pinned Ramsey Johnsen, Aberdeen Roncalli, :31; was pinned by Jess Karber, Clark-Willow Lake, 1:53; defeated Levi Johnson, Webster Area, 4-2; defeated Austin Wiley, Sully Buttes, 4-3.
138: Jordan Feist (4-8): was pinned by Richie Redlin, Deuel, 2:50; was defeated by Jaxson Brueggeman, Miller/Highmore-Harrold, 6-1.
145: Killian Warner (1-5): was pinned by Wyatt Harrowa, Stanley County, 2:50; was pinned by Eli Westendorf, Sioux Valley, 3:00.
160: Austin Borah (6-7) third place: was pinned by Nathan Duerre, Webster Area, 1:43; defeated Rob Wiley, Webster Area unattached, 4-2; defeated Levi Dinger, Warner-Northwestern, 6-1.
182: David Jensen (10-2) third place: pinned Preston Shea, Deuel, 1:44; was defeated by Tre Blasdell, Miller/Highmore-Harrold, 4-2; pinned Jeremy Smidt, Warner-Northwestern, :50; defeated Zach Sumner, Aberdeen Roncalli, 11-0.
195: Chase Schoenhard (10-0) first place: pinned Eric Page, unattached, 4:50; defeated Brian Peterson, Warner-Northwestern, 3-2; pinned Tyson O’Daniel, Stanley County, 5:54.
195 unattached: Teddy Lopez (7-5) fourth place: pinned Matt Schlosser, Aberdeen Roncalli, 5:32; was defeated by Tyson O’Daniel, Stanley County, 10-9; pinned Austin Aalbers, Miller/Highmore-Harrold, 2:26; was defeated by Schlosser, 7-5.
285: Brett Lang (3-5) fourth place: was pinned by Braxton Fuller, Deuel, 3:24; pinned Lonnie Rodlund, Tiospa Zina, 1:41; was pinned by Jacob Singlin, Webster Area, 4:52.