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Cut Bank storms up latest Class B-C wrestling polls; Glasgow, Circle still No. 1

Posted at 12:43 PM, Dec 16, 2019

After crowning three champions, placing 11 total wrestlers and winning the team title at the Bob Kinney Classic over the weekend, the Cut Bank Wolves stormed up the latest Class B wrestling polls, which were released on Monday. Cut Bank launched from No. 7 to third in the latest edition.

Glasgow and Circle held at No. 1 in Class B and Class C, respectively, while all 13 top-ranked wrestlers remained the same from a week ago.

Cut Bank's Bradin Murphy (103 pounds), Matt Larson (138) and Austin Vanek (160) each won individual championships, while Kierrin Rooney (120) was runner-up at the tournament, which featured teams from around the western portion of the state. Hunter Kennedy (113) and Wes Omsberg (285) both placed third for the Wolves, guiding the team to 175 total points. St. Ignatius-Charlo was second with 171.

Vanek and teammate Andrew Anderson (152) held onto their No. 1 individual rankings this week. Anderson didn't compete in Superior, according to the official TrackWrestling.com results. Murphy, a freshman, went from unranked to No. 4 in the 103-pound weight class.

Glasgow placed fourth at its 24th annual Scottie Invitational over the weekend, with Colten Fast earning the 132-pound championship. Fast and Dylan Nieskens (182) remained No. 1, with Scotties Kaden Zimmerman (160), Cooper Larson (205) and Mayson Phipps (285) all sitting No. 3 in their respective weight classes. Kyler Hallock is fourth at 160 pounds.

Huntley Project climbed to No. 2 in Class B behind top-ranked Gavin Nedens (103) and No. 2s Parker Craig (113) and Clayton Donally (138).

The complete polls can be found below. Please report any spelling errors to richie.melby@ktvh.com.

Class B-C wrestling polls
Week of Dec. 16, 2019

Team polls

Class B
1. Glasgow
2. Huntley Project
3. Cut Bank
4. Whitehall
5. Townsend
6. St. Ignatius-Charlo
7. Colstrip
8. Thompson Falls
9. Eureka
10. Jefferson

Class C
1. Circle
2. Alberton-Superior
3. Cascade

Individual polls

103 pounds
1. Gavin Nedens, Huntley Project
2. Nathan Blodnik, Anaconda
3. Guy Williams, Columbus-Absarokee
4. Bradin Murphy, Cut Bank
5. Ryder Hanson, Alberton-Superior
6. Leo Anderson, Jefferson

113 pounds
1. Krayle Stormer, Circle
2. Parker Craig, Huntley Project
3. Christian Davis, Jefferson
4. Decker Milender, Alberton-Superior
5. Miguel Ramos, Fairfield
6. Lily Grismer, Cascade

120 pounds
1. Tanner Cook, Columbus-Absarokee
2. Tugg Taylor, Circle
3. Cody St. Clair, Jefferson
4. Dawson Powers, Whitehall
5. Camron Mikesell, Malta
6. Bryson Bartleson, Circle

126 pounds
1. Gunnar Smith, Eureka
2. Trae Thilmony, Thompson Falls
3. Camron Reilly, Forsyth
4. Walker Murphy, St. Ignatius-Charlo
5. Aleck Holloway, Whitehall
6. Cooper Cook, Columbus-Absarokee

132 pounds
1. Colten Fast, Glasgow
2. Kyle Durden, Eureka
3. Roman Sparks, Thompson Falls
4. Riley Richtmyer, Townsend
5. Mike Wilkinson, Whitehall
6. Elijah Ratliff, Thompson Falls

138 pounds
1. Nathan Schmidt, Eureka
2. Clayton Donally, Huntley Project
3. Easton Held, Townsend
4. Matt Larson, Cut Bank
5. Conrad Vanderwall, Plains-Hot Springs
6. Canyon Casterline, Circle

145 pounds
1. Cole Becker, Circle
2. Isaac DuMontier, St. Ignatius-Charlo
3. Wesley Buchanan, Alberton-Superior
4. Dallen Hoover, Whitehall
5. Coltin Siphakis, Manhattan
6. Zach Valdez, Colstrip

152 pounds
1. Andrew Anderson, Cut Bank
2. Darwin Adams, St. Ignatius-Charlo
3. Dawson Buckalew, Colstrip
4. Wylee Lindeen, Huntley Project
5. Riley Forcella, Whitehall
6. Klause Rauser, Townsend

160 pounds
1. Austin Vanek, Cut Bank
2. Callen Mears, Malta
3. Kaden Zimmerman, Glasgow
4. Ty Steele, Townsend
5. Kyler Hallock, Glasow
6. Ethan Diaz, St. Ignatius-Charlo

170 pounds
1. Rylin Burns, Colstrip
2. Isaiah Alik, St. Ignatius-Charlo
3. Caden Crowell, Cascade
4. Will Lane, Townsend
5. William Loveridge, Huntley Project
6. Camron Brusven, Shelby

182 pounds
1. Dylan Nieskens, Glasgow
2. Nate Gorham, Shepherd
3. Kyler Alm, Florence
4. Trey Green, Alberton-Superior
5. Stran Selman, Huntley Project
6. Troy Matt, St. Ignatius-Charlo

205 pounds
1. Dakota Irvine, Thompson Falls
2. Chanden Vulles, Alberton-Superior
3. Cooper Larson, Glasgow
4. Miles Anderson, St. Ignatius-Charlo
5. Gage Schmitt, Shepherd
6. Kolter Bouma, Fairfield

285 pounds
1. Trey Yates, Colstrip
2. Journey Grimsrud, Huntley Project
3. Mayson Phipps, Glasgow
4. Jadon Lamb, Townsend
5. Chase Hould, Huntley Project
6. Wes Omsberg, Cut Bank