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Bozeman, Havre wrestling go 1-2 at Jug Beck Rocky Mountain Classic

Posted at 9:01 PM, Jan 13, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-06 09:32:09-04

MISSOULA – Class AA Bozeman held off Class A Havre to win the 2018 Jug Beck Rocky Mountain Classic wrestling tournament on Saturday afternoon. The Hawks scored 238 points to the Blue Ponies’ 200.

Tayt Rogers, Leif Schroeder, Chance McLane and Keegan Mulhill each captured first-place finishes at the prestigious tournament, which brings in programs from around the northwest.

Rogers earned a 6-4 decision over Luke Grisafi of Washington at 103 pounds, while Schroeder, a defending state champion, pinned Hamilton’s Michael Golden in 5:31 at 126 pounds. McLane’s 6-5 decision against Kyle Gordon of Missoula Big Sky was good for the 145 pound championship, while Mulhill won via major decision, a 12-3 victory over Parker Adler of Polson in the 152-pound championship.

Havre earned an individual title from star Martin Wilkie in the 138-pound championship, gathering a technical fall against Reese Karst of Deer Lodge. The Blue Ponies captured a runner-up finish from Mason Dionne at  160 pounds. Dionne suffered a pin by Great Falls High’s Jordan Komac in 5:21. 205-pound Tyler Schaub was narrowly defeated 8-7 against Hunter Gregerson of Washington. Gregerson was the lone champion from outside of Montana.

Kalispell Flathead finished fourth in the team standings, with Tucker Nadeau leading the charge. The senior captured the 182-pound title, 8-3 over Wyatt Blythe of Lewistown, while heavyweight Michael Lee won at 285. The Eagles of Lewistown saw Cooper Birdwell win at 113 and Alex Wickens defeated Flathead’s Payton Hume at 170.

Other winners included Frenchtown’s Jake Bibler at 120 pounds and John Mears of Belgrade at 132.

Team results, as well as championship and consolation match results can be found below.

Jug Beck Rocky Mountain Classic

Team scores
Bozeman 238
Havre 200
Mead 190.5
Kalispell Flathead 182.5
University High 168
Missoula Sentinel 136.5
Great Falls High 130.5
Lewistown 111.5
Polson 109
Butte 98.5
Frenchtown 86
Missoula Big Sky-Loyola 85
Central Valley 84
Helena Capital 78
Columbia Falls 76
Ronan 66
Libby 62
Helena High 61
Powell 57.5
Hamilton 55
Clarkston 53
Great Falls CMR 43
Corvallis 40
Belgrade 39
Kalispell Glacier 36
Lewiston 36
Ferris 32
Nampa 28
Missoula Hellgate 24.5
Superior 11
Coeur d’Alene 0
Lake City High 0

Individual results

103 pounds
Championship — Tayt Rogers (BOZ) def. Luke Grisafi (CV) 6-4
Consolation — Brendan Barnes (FLAT) def. Will Queer (BUT) 4:24

113 pounds
Championship — Cooper Birdwell (FER) def. Jaiden James (BOZ) 11-2
Consolation — Chase Randall (MED) def. Isaac Romero (HEL) 11-9

120 pounds
Championship — Jake Bibler (FREN) def. Chase Tebbets (MED) 5-2
Consolation — Sterling Quinn (BOZ) def. Ryan Stewart (HAV) 3-0

126 pounds
Championship — Leif Schroeder (BOZ) def. Michael Golden (HAM) 5:31
Consolation — Terrell Sanders (UHI) def. Justin Mason (MED) 2:26

132 pounds
Championship — John Mears (BEL) def. Bridger Wenzel (POL) 11-3
Consolation — Reece Eckley (SENT) def. Lane Paulson (HAV) 2:30

138 pounds
Championship — Martin Wilkie (HAV) def. Reese Karst (POW) 16-1
Consolation — Brock Rodrigues (BOZ) def. Devin Crawford (HEL) 4-1

145 pounds
Championship — Chance McLane (BOZ) def. Kyle Gordon (MBS) 6-5
Consolation — Jake Freeman (CLK) def. Connor Harris (HAV) 8-6

152 pounds
Championship — Keegan Mulhill (BOZ) def. Parker Adler (POL) 12-3
Consolation — Cameron Crawford (MED) def. Chase Farrar (LEW) 13-1

160 pounds
Championship — Jordan Komac (GFH) def. Mason Dionne (HAV) 5:21
Consolation — Coy Cohenour (BOZ) def. Garrett Rieke (FLAT) 11-7

170 pounds
Championship — Alex Wickens (LEW) def. Payton Hume (FLAT) 5-3
Consolation — Ben Windauer (CF) def. Hunter Fritsch (POL) 1:57

182 pounds
Championship — Tucker Nadeau (FLAT) def. Wyatt Blythe (LEW) 8-3
Consolation — Ben Voigtlaender (MED) def. Dylan Goforth (SENT) 7-1

205 pounds
Championship — Hunter Gregerson (UHI) def. Tyler Schaub (HAV) 8-7
Consolation — Alan LaRocque (GFH) def. Bryar Newbary (SENT) 4-3

285 pounds
Championship — Michael Lee (FLAT) def. Wyatt Whickham (CV) 4:23
Consolation — Caleb Thomas (UHI) def. Tanner Stack (SENT) 0:51