High School Sports


Havre High wrestling wins 16th straight Cut Bank Invitational

Posted at 9:18 AM, Jan 07, 2018

CUT BANK – Scott Filius and the Havre High wrestling program added to their streak Saturday. The Blue Ponies won seven individual championships and a 16th straight Cut Bank Invitational team title. Havre tallied 306 points, routing runner-up Eureka (175) and third-place Lewistown (146).

Martin Wilkie was named the outstanding wrestler of the tournament after cruising through the 138-pound bracket. Wilkie won his first three matches by first-period pinfalls in a combined 3:51 and topped Trey Simanton of Malta 12-0 in the title match.

Havre’s Mick Chagnon made short work of the 103-pound bracket to help set the tone for the Blue Ponies. Chagnon pinned four straight opponents, including a 38-second pin over Jackson Carson of Whitefish for the title.

Cameron Pleninger pinned Fairfield’s Dylan Riphenburg in 2:28 for the 113-pound championship, while Mark Ramirez won by fall against Valier’s Tanner VandenBos at 126. The Ponies added individual titlists at 132 pounds (Lane Paulson), 145 pounds (Connor Harris) and 205 pounds (Tyler Schaub).

Lincoln, the defending Class B state champion, earned individual championships from Montana Grizzly football commit Garrett Graves (182 pounds) and Jonathan Schmidt (160 pounds). Nathan Schmidt also won at 120 pounds for the Lions.

Championship results from the Cut Bank Booster Wrestling Tournament can be found below. For complete results and to view individual brackets, please click here.

103 pounds
1st Place Match – mick chagnon (HAVRE) 4-0 won by fall over Jackson Carson (WHITEFISH HIGH SCHOOL) 2-1 (Fall 0:38)

113 pounds
1st Place Match – cameron pleninger (HAVRE) 4-0 won by fall over Dylan Riphenburg (FAIRFIELD) 3-1 (Fall 2:28)

120 pounds
1st Place Match – Nathan Schmidt (LINCOLN CO. HIGH SCHOOL) 4-0 won by decision over quin reno (HAVRE) 3-1 (Dec 4-0)

126 pounds
1st Place Match – mark ramirez (HAVRE) 4-0 won by fall over Tanner VandenBos (VALIER) 2-1 (Fall 3:22)

132 pounds
1st Place Match – lane paulson (HAVRE) 4-0 won by decision over Hank Dunn (LINCOLN CO. HIGH SCHOOL) 3-1 (Dec 6-0)

138 pounds
1st Place Match – martin wilkie (HAVRE) 4-0 won by major decision over Trey Simanton (MALTA) 3-1 (MD 12-0)

145 pounds
1st Place Match – connor harris (HAVRE) 4-0 won by decision over Kaden Moore (MALTA) 3-1 (Dec 9-4)

152 pounds
1st Place Match – Chase Farrar (Fergus (Lewiston) HS) 4-0 won by decision over Ceaton Mears (MALTA) 3-1 (Dec 9-2)

160 pounds
1st Place Match – Jonathan Schmidt (LINCOLN CO. HIGH SCHOOL) 4-0 won by decision over mason dionne (HAVRE) 3-1 (Dec 12-8)

170 pounds
1st Place Match – Alex Wickens (Fergus (Lewiston) HS) 4-0 won by fall over Dylan Monroe (VALIER) 3-1 (Fall 5:04)

182 pounds
1st Place Match – Garrett Graves (LINCOLN CO. HIGH SCHOOL) 4-0 won by fall over Wyatt Blythe (Fergus (Lewiston) HS) 3-1 (Fall 1:48)

205 pounds
1st Place Match – tyler shaub (HAVRE) 4-0 won by fall over Brady Boyce (Fergus (Lewiston) HS) 3-1 (Fall 3:22)

275 pounds
1st Place Match – Trey Pribbernow (POPLAR) 4-0 won by fall over Kyle Schillinger (CIRCLE) 3-1 (Fall 5:35)