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Colstrip, Circle lead way in weekly Class B-C wrestling polls

Posted at 3:14 PM, Dec 12, 2018
Colstrip wrestler Cody Blaede has a bloody nose tended to at the 2018 state wrestling tournament in Billings. (RICHIE MELBY/MTN Sports)

GLASGOW — Defending team champions Colstrip and Circle remain atop the Class B and C wrestling polls, respectively, according to the latest results of the weekly B-C poll.

Colstrip, which scored 196 points to win the Class B state title last February, sits ahead of fellow program powers Glasgow and Eureka. Townsend and Cut Bank round out the top five in the Class B team poll.

Circle dominated the Class C team race last season, nearly doubling up runner-up Chinook. The Wildcats return state placers Trey Taylor (second place at 138 pounds) and Krayle Stormer (third at 103). Each is top-ranked in the weekly poll.

Valier and Chinook were ranked Nos. 2 and 3, respectively.

Colstrip boasts five top-ranked wrestlers, including defending state champions Nakoda Siegel, Ty Bradley and Jackson Currier. Currier is one of three wrestlers aiming for a fourth consecutive state championship this winter. Cody Blaede and Trey Yates also rank No. 1 in their respective weight classes.

Forsyth’s Michael Weber, another of the four-time hopefuls, is ahead of Colstrip’s Rylin Burns at 152 pounds. Weber’s 120-pound teammate Camron Reilly, who won the 103-pound title a season ago, is ranked first at 120 pounds.

Eureka, the 2017 Class B champion, saw Kyle Durden (126 pounds) and Nathan Schmidt (132 pounds) ranked No. 1, while Tanner Cook of Shepherd and Spencer Jones of Florence were top-ranked at 113 and 205 pounds, respectively.

The complete results of this week’s poll can be found below.

2018-2019 Class B-C wrestling poll (Dec. 12)

Team rankings

Class B

Colstrip
Glasgow
Eureka
Townsend
Cut Bank
St. Ignatius
Thompson Falls
Shepherd
Huntley Project
Florence

Class C

Circle
Valier
Chinook

Individual rankings

103 pounds — Krayle Stormer (Circle), Oliver Post (Florence), Langdan Smith (Shepherd), Taylor Angle (Plains-Hot Springs), Leo Anderson (Jefferson), Tommy Emmerson (Whitehall).

113 pounds — Tanner Cook (Shepherd), Trae Thilmony (Thompson Falls), Dawson Powers (Whitehall), Bryson Bartleson (Circle), Caleb Simpson (Cut Bank), Jacob Prescott (Florence).

120 pounds — Camron Reilly (Forsyth), Walker Murphy (St. Ignatius), Cooper Cook (Shepherd), Matt Connelly (Valier), Tugg Taylor (Circle), Riley Richtmyer (Townsend).

126 pounds — Kyle Durden (Eureka), Colten Fast (Glasgow), Clayton Donally (Huntley Project), Roman Sparks (Thompson Falls), Matt Larson (Cut Bank), Harold Miller (Shelby).

132 pounds — Nathan Schmidt (Eureka), Conrad Vanderwall (Plains-Hot Springs), Kolter Schipman (Malta), Mike Wilkinson (Whitehall), Easton Held (Townsend), Wes Buchanan (Alberton-Superior).

138 pounds — Trey Taylor (Circle), Hank Dunn (Eureka), Oden Hallock (Glasgow), Conner Johnson (Whitehall), Josh Vanderwall (Plains-Hot Springs), Dawson Buckalew (Colstrip).

145 pounds — Jackson Currier (Colstrip), Callen Mears (Malta), Hunter Reum (Poplar), Kaden Zimmerman (Glasgow), Pete Henderson (Choteau), Andrew Anderson (Cut Bank).

152 pounds — Michael Weber (Forsyth), Rylin Burns (Colstrip), Dylan Raihl (Columbus), Isacc DuMontier (St. Ignatius), Wyatt Brusven (Shelby), Austin Vanek (Cut Bank).

160 pounds — Ty Bradley (Colstrip), Kameron Rauser (Townsend), Avery Meinzen (Florence), Sam Schmidt (Huntley Project), Gavin Pilkington (Eureka), Kameron Powell (Shepherd).

170 pounds — Cody Blaede (Colstrip), Isaiah Alik (St. Ignatius), James Fehr (Eureka), Troy Matt (St. Ignatius), Nate Gorham (Shepherd), Zach Cather (Florence).

182 pounds — Nakoda Siegel (Colstrip), Dylan Nieskens (Glasgow), JR Seewald (Cut Bank), Dakota Irvine (Thompson Falls), Trey Green (Alberton-Superior), Dillon Anderson (Fairfield).

205 pounds — Spencer Jones (Florence), Andres Lopez (Malta), Brent Monroe (Valier), Beau Peterson (Colstrip), Miles Anderson (St. Ignatius), Jadon Lamb (Townsend).

285 pounds — Trey Yates (Colstrip), Reubin Swenson (Chester-Joplin-Inverness), Seth Alcorn (Thompson Falls), Mayson Phipps (Glasgow), Trey Pribbernow (Poplar), Journey Grimsrud (Huntley Project).