BUTTE — Last Saturday they were each crowned Tom LeProwse Battle in the Bridgers wrestling champions. Now they’re all three top-ranked.
Billings West wrestlers Drake Rhodes, Jace Rhodes and Levi Malcolm all sit No. 1 in their respective weight classes — Drake Rhodes at 113 pounds, Jace Rhodes at 170 and Malcolm in the heavyweight division — in the latest Class AA wrestling polls. Jace Rhodes and Malcolm remained No. 1 this week, while the younger Rhodes climbed up after winning medalist honors at the prestigious tournament in Bozeman.
West is No. 3 in the team poll behind heavy state favorite Bozeman and second-ranked Billings Senior.
The Hawks continue to have Leif Schroeder (132 pounds) and Chance McLane (152) top-ranked, while Brock Rodrigues jumped two spots to No. 1 at 145 pounds after defeating defending champion Kai Stewart of Great Falls CMR in the LeProwse finals. Sterling Quinn (126) and Coy Cohenour (160) each sit No. 2 in their respective weight classes.
Jahzriel Peak moved from No. 4 at 145 pounds to No. 1 in the 138-pound bracket after also earning a gold medal at the LeProwse on Saturday. Matthew DeWitt is still top-ranked at 126 pounds for the Broncs.
Butte, Helena Capital and Great Falls High round out the team poll.
Great Falls High
103 pounds — Keagan Gransbery (Butte), Colton Martello (CMR), Jalen Vladic (Senior), Wyatt Van Pelt (West), Dre Coles (GFH), Christian Sherman (Butte).
113 pounds — Drake Rhodes (West), Wil Queer (Butte), Alejandro Madrid (Senior), Easton Shupe (GFH), Felix Peterson (Bozeman), Bryson Danzinger (Sentinel).
120 pounds — Isaac Romero (Helena), Carson DeRosier (Capital), Tayt Rogers (Bozeman), RJ Lowdog (West), Gentry Lamb (Skyview), Asher Kemppainen (Flathead).
126 pounds — Matthew DeWitt (Senior), Sterling Quinn (Bozeman), Dayne Martin (Big Sky), Brendan Barnes (Flathead), Justin Kovalicky (Sentinel), Scout Allen (Butte).
132 pounds — Leif Schroeder (Bozeman), Finn Nadeau (Flathead), Idren Peak (Senior), Jayden Ramirez (Senior), Jaiden James (Bozeman), Anthony Liva (Butte).
138 pounds — Jahzriel Peak (Senior), Carter Carroll (CMR), Lee Lambrecht (Capital), Cameron Savaria (Skyview), Reece Eckley (Sentinel), Braeden Lomas (GFH).
145 pounds — Brock Rodrigues (Bozeman), Kai Stewart (CMR), Hunter Meinzen (Big Sky), Luke Joy (Sentinel), Luke Brewer (Senior), Donovan Mahoney (GFH).
152 pounds — Chance McLane (Bozeman), Dougie Swanson (Big Sky), Carl Anderson (Butte), Austin Ketchum (Skyview), Bridger Hall (Hellgate), Conall Powers (Sentinel).
160 pounds — Devin Crawford (Helena), Coy Cohenour (Bozeman), Caden Hilliard (GFH), Jett Rebish (Big Sky), Zaybin Stewart (Flathead), Trystin Gilliam (Capital).
170 pounds — Jace Rhodes (West), Tanner Russell (Flathead), Noah Kovick (Capital), Peyton Morton (Senior), Kole McGrath (Butte), Mason Corcoran (Big Sky).
182 pounds — Brenner Bushfield (Skyview), Elijah Davis (GFH), Jaydon Hoff (West), Reece Rahn (Sentinel), Paxton Boyce (Flathead), Austin Endy (Butte).
205 pounds — Kameron Moreno (Butte), Zane McCormick (Capital), Colby Martin (Glacier), Josh Lee (Capital), Kaden Westlake (Bozeman), Noah Cannon (GFH).
285 pounds — Levi Malcolm (West), Seth Jensen (Capital), Ethan DeRoche (GFH), Tre Kraus (Glacier), Tom Walkup (Bozeman), Michael Downing (Flathead).